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Desma Reno

Desma Reno, American geriatrics nurse. License nursing home administrator; certified gerontological nurse. Recipient Outstanding Community Service award; named one of Outstanding Young Woman of America. Member American Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association (president, board directors), National League for Nursing, American College Health Care Administrators, Sigma Theta Tau (chapter president).

Background

  • Reno, Desma was born on May 31, 1954 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Welton R. and Louise (Settlemoir) Hastings.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science, Three Rivers Community College, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, Southeast Missouri State University, 1978. MSN, University Center Arkansas, 1986.

      Postgraduate, Southern Illinois University.

    Career

    • Staff nurse, head nurse Poplar Bluff (Missouri) Hospital. Administrative supervisor St. Francis Medical Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Coordinator associate degree nursing program Southeast Missouri State University.

      Nursing home administrator Missouri Veterans Home. Clinical nurse specialist gerontology St. Francis Medical Center. Consultant in medical-surgical nursing, geriatric rehabilitation.

    Major achievements

    • License nursing home administrator. Certified gerontological nurse.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association (president, board directors), National League for Nursing, American College Health Care Administrators, Sigma Theta Tau (chapter president).

    Connections

    • Married Danny A. Reno, May 31, 1974. Children: Matthew, Jonathan.
    • father: Welton R. Hastings
    • mother: Louise (Settlemoir) Hastings
    • spouse: Danny A. Reno
    • children: Matthew Reno
    • Jonathan Reno
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    Born March 31, 1954
    (age 63)
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