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Ida Gatling Scott

Ida Gatling Scott was American medical/surgical nurse. Certified venipuncture specialist. Recipient Distinguished Service award District of Columbia Area Hospital Association Nurse Clinician Infusion Center. Panelist for consensus conference, National Institutes of Health, 1989.

Background

  • Scott, Ida Gatling was born on February 1, 1936 in Conway, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of George W. and Izula (Cumbo) Gatling.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. philip School Nursing, Richmond, Virginia, 1958. Bachelor, George Washington University, 1984.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Washington Hospital Center, 1959—1962, head nurse, 1962-1976, supervisor gastrointestinal room, 1980—1990, nurse clinician Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome nursing, 1992—1997. Retired, 1997

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified venipuncture specialist.

    Membership

    Panelist for consensus conference, National Institutes of Health, 1989.

    Connections

    • Married Melvin V. Scott, June 3, 1966.
    • father: George W. Gatling
    • mother: Izula (Cumbo) Gatling
    • spouse: Melvin V. Scott
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    Died August 17, 2005
    (aged 69)
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