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Eileen Kay Austin

Eileen Kay Austin, American nurse, educator.


  • Austin, Eileen Kay was born on March 6, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Richard James and Alice Antoinette (Holefelder) Austin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Spalding College, 1968. Master of Education, University Florida, 1971. Doctor of Education, 1976.


    • Nursing instructor Edison Community College, Fort Myers, Florida, 1971—1974. Associate coordinator Interinstl. Nurse Program, Jacksonville, 1974—1975.

      Director nursing education University Northern Florida, 1975—1980. President Eileen K. Austin, Inc., 1980—1991. Adjunct instructor division continuing education University Florida, Gainesville, since 1991.

      Nurse educator Hospital Corporation of America-New Port Richey Hospital, since 1991. Adjunct professor Central Michigan University, Offcampus Graduate program, 1981. Coordinator health maintenance organization Professional Foundation Health Care, Tampa.

      Editorial review board member Florida Nursing and Health Care.


    • Author: Guidelines for the Development of Continuing Education Offerings for Nurses, 1981, A Report of the 1982 Nursing Survey on the Impact of Rules and Regulations and Continuing Education.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Oak Psychiatric Center, Jacksonville, 1977—1985. Treasurer North-East Florida Nurses Council Continuing Education, 1981—1983. Member of District Nurses Association (Second vice president 1978-1979, director 1979-1980), Florida Nurses Association, Florida League Nursing (chairman public affairs and legislation committee 1981-1983), Nurse Consultant (associate.

    Membership committee), Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Lambda Theta, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • father: Richard James Austin
    • mother: Alice Antoinette (Holefelder) Austin
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    Born March 6, 1947
    (age 70)