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Reba J. Felks-McVay

Reba J. Felks-McVay, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse, Mississippi, Alabama, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland. Recipient scholarship Magnolia Hospital Auxiliary Services, 1974, March of Dimes, 1975.

Background

  • Felks-McVay, Reba J. was born on December 22, 1955 in Corinth, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Clinton E. and Jewel F. (Nash) Felks.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Northeast Mississippi Junior College, Booneville, Mississippi, 1976. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Southern Mississippi, 1979. MSN, University Alabama, Birmingham, 1981.

      Postgraduate, University Alabama, Birmingham.

    Career

    • Cardiac transplant nurse coordinator University Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, clinical nurse specialist. Staff nurse, per-diem Wellness Promotions, Inc., Kew Gardens, New York. Critical care instructor, continuing education department St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey.

      Staff nurse, part time, float pool Chester County Hospital, West Chester, Pennsylvania. Clinical nurse specialist, critical care division Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore. Member fculty University Maryland School Nursing.

      Consultant and speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Mississippi, Alabama, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Heart Association (nurse education committee 1984-1985, American Association of Critical Care Nurses (self assessment task force 1979-1980, chairman program committee Greater Birmingham chapter 1983-1984, president electrical 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), International Society for Heart Transplantation.

    Connections

    • Married William G. McVay, June 14, 1980. Children: William Andrew, Mary Katherine.
    • father: Clinton E. Felks
    • mother: Jewel F. (Nash) Felks
    • spouse: William G. McVay
    • children: William Andrew Felks-McVay
    • Mary Katherine Felks-McVay
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    Born December 22, 1955
    (age 61)
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