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Rebecca Jo Zapatochny-Rufo

Rebecca Jo Zapatochny-Rufo, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania. Member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing (certified, program director 1989-1990), American Trauma Society, Society Trauma Nurses, Sigma theta Tau (Eta chapter).

Background

  • Zapatochny-Rufo, Rebecca Jo was born on May 21, 1963 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph Bob and Betty Rebecca (Erwin) Zapatochny-Rufo.

  • Education

    • Nursing Diploma, Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1984. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Pittsburgh, 1988. MSN, University Pittsburgh, 1992.

      Doctoral candidate, Rush University, Chicago, 1995.

    Career

    • Staff nurse intensive and coronary trauma unit Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, since 1984, guest lecturer trauma nurse course, since 1988. Critical care clinical nurse specialist Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, since 1994. Cardiovascular technician, clinical instructor Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, Pennsylvania, since 1989, nursing instructor, 1991.

      Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1991. Guest lecturer Cambria-Somerset Council Educators, Johnstown, since 1989, United States Naval Reserve, Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, since 1990. Nurse consultant, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

    Membership

    Member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing (certified, program director 1989-1990), American Trauma Society, Society Trauma Nurses, Sigma theta Tau (Eta chapter).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, exercise, embroidering, entertaining, church activities.

    Connections

    • father: Joseph Bob Zapatochny-Rufo
    • mother: Betty Rebecca (Erwin) Zapatochny-Rufo
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    Born March 21, 1963
    (age 54)
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