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Philip Duane Authier

Philip Duane Authier, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming. Member American Organization Nurse Executives (board directors since 1995, committee on legislation advocacy 1992-1994), South Dakota Organization Nursing Executives (lobbyist 1991-1995, president 1992-1994), South Dakota Nurses Association (task force on level of entry).

Background

  • Authier, Philip Duane was born on July 3, 1954 in Pierre, South Dakota, United States. Son of Oris Martin and Dorothy Irene (Styles) Authier.

  • Education

    • Student, University South Dakota, 1973. Bachelor of science in nursing, South Dakota State University, 1977. Postgraduate, College of Great Falls, 1989.

      Master in Public Health, University Minnesota, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Bennett County Community Hospital, Martin, South Dakota, 1977-1978, director nursing service, administrative assistant, 1978-1979, hospital administrator, 1980-1982. Instructor Oglala Sioux Community College, Pine Ridge, 1979-1980. Director nursing services Golden Valley Community Hospital, Beach, North Dakota.

      Director nursing service, assistant administrator Crook County Memorial Hospital, Sundance, Wyoming, 1982-1983. Staff nurse Campbell County Memorial Hospital, Gilette. Director patient care services St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota, since 1984.

      Member South Dakota Board Nursing, 1987-1990, lobbyist, 1990. Member South Dakota Health Task Force on OBRA, 1988-1990. Member examination committee National Council State Boards Nursing, 1989-1990.

      Faculty-preceptor University Minnesota, 1993-1995, South Dakota State University, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming.

    Membership

    Member American Organization Nurse Executives (board directors since 1995, committee on legislation advocacy 1992-1994), South Dakota Organization Nursing Executives (lobbyist 1991-1995, president 1992-1994), South Dakota Nurses Association (task force on level of entry).

    Connections

    • Married Karen Kay Rankin, June 30 1979. 1 child, Michael Philip.
    • father: Oris Martin Authier
    • mother: Dorothy Irene (Styles) Authier
    • spouse: Karen Kay Rankin
    • child: Michael Philip Authier
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    Born July 3, 1954
    (age 63)
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