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Dixie Lee Atkins

Dixie Lee Atkins, American critical care nurse. Certified provider American Council of Learned Societies, NRP, American Heart Association. Named Volunteer of Year Surry County, 1999. Member Surry County chapter Mothers Against Drunk Driving; board directors Dobson Rescue Squad; chairperson Surry Nursing Domiciliary Home Community Advisory Committee; volunteer American Red Cross. Member Emergency Nurses Association.

Background

  • Atkins, Dixie Lee was born on October 8, 1953 in Elkin, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Charles Lee and Betty Lou (Southard) Cook.

  • Education

    • AD in Applied Science, Surry Community College, Dobson, 1973. Student, St. Joseph's College, North Windham, Maine, since 1990.

    Career

    • Industrial nurse Brown-Wooten Mills Inc., Mount Airy, North Carolina. Relief charge nurse pediatrics Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston-Salem, 1973-1978. Charge nurse emergency room Northern Hospital Surry County, Mount Airy, since 1979.

      Nursing supervisor Northern Hospital of Surry County, since 1995. Relief Registered Nurse staff education Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. Instructor, Certified Emergency Nurse, basic trauma life support, CPR.

      Mobile intensive care nurse. Provider advanced cardiac life support, Pouch Attachment Ladder System. Provider NRP; neonatal recussitation provider.

      Part-time instructor Surry Community College. Professional photographer Images Studio, Dobson, North Carolina.

    Major achievements

    • Certified provider American Council of Learned Societies, NRP, American Heart Association.

    Membership

    Member Surry County chapter Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Board directors Dobson Rescue Squad. Chairperson Surry Nursing Domiciliary Home Community Advisory Committee.

    Volunteer American Red Cross. Member Emergency Nurses Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ronnie Steven Atkins, August 30, 1984. Children: Sarah Kathryn, Carl Steven, William Shane.
    • father: Charles Lee Cook
    • mother: Betty Lou (Southard) Cook
    • spouse: Ronnie Steven Atkins
    • children: Sarah Kathryn Atkins
    • Carl Steven Atkins
    • William Shane Atkins
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    Born October 8, 1953
    (age 64)
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