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Carol Jean Smith

Carol Jean Smith was American medical/surgical nurse. Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support, American Council of Learned Societies; Registered Nurse, Michigan, Pennsylvania. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1987, James E. West award Boys Scouts American, 2004.


  • Smith, Carol Jean was born on July 29, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Charles Smith and Esther (Brooks) Smith Close.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, Lewistown (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1958.


    • Medical/surgical nurse Lewistown Hospital, 1958, staff nurse emergency department and clinics, 1959-1960, charge nurse emergency department and clinics, 1961-1966. Staff nurse emergency department North Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, 1966-1969, charge nurse, clinical coordinator emergency department, 1969-1984, director emergency department, 1984-1988, staff nurse emergency department, 1988-1989, staff nurse endoscopy, 1989—1992, charge nurse endoscopy, 1992—2000. Retired, 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Basic Cardiac Life Support, American Council of Learned Societies. Registered Nurse, Michigan, Pennsylvania.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Executive board Scenic Trails council Boy Scouts American, Traverse City, Michigan, 1984-1994, past vice president programs, member risk management committee, 1990-1994. Volunteer Manna & Mission Commission, Parish Nursing Committee mission trip to Civil Air Patrol, Kentucky, 2004. Nurse Boy Scout National Jamboree, 1993, 97, 2001.

    Participant glasses ministry Community Free Medical Clinic, 2005. Chairman CROP Walk, 2005. Member Emergency Nurses Association, North Country Trail Association, Michigan Society Gastroenterology, National Society Gastroenterology, Michigan Society Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Little Traverse Bay Emergency Nurses (treasurer 1990-1994), Grand Traverse Hiking Club.



    Skiing, hiking, gardening.


    • father: Charles Smith Close
    • mother: Esther (Brooks) Smith Close
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    Born July 29, 1936