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Versie Lee Thomas

Versie Lee Thomas, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse Florida, Georgia; American Council of Learned Societies, Bachelor of Liberal Studies instructor. Recipient award for poster presentation Graduate Research Seminar, Medical College Georgia, 1991.

Background

  • Thomas, Versie Lee was born on November 10, 1947 in Metter, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Roy Lee Wigfall and Elizabeth (Donaldson) McFadden.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Miami Dade Community College, 1969. Bachelor of science in nursing, Armstrong State College, 1979. MSN, Valdosta State University, 1990.

    Career

    • Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Miami Heart Institute, Miami Beach, Florida, 1969-1970, Cardiac Care Unit charge nurse, 1970-1972. Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, Florida, 1973-1976. Medical Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Glynn Brunswick Memorial Hospital, Brunswick, Georgia, 1976-1977, assistant head nurse (telemetry unit), relief nursing supervisor, 1982-1993.

      Office nurse manager, hospital nurse David J. Griffin, Doctor of Medicine, 1977-1982. From instructor practical nursing to assistant professor nursing Brunswick (Georgia) College, 1984-1993. Nursing supervisor Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center, Brunswick, 1993-1994, director education & research, 1994-1996, patient family educator, 1996-1998, clinical educator, since 1998.

      Member advisory board Glynn County Board Education Health Occupations, Brunswick, since 1989. Site visitor accrediting committee Health Occupations Southern Association Colleges & Schools, Brunswick, since 1989. Member education committee Georgia Board Nursing, Atlanta, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Florida, Georgia. American Council of Learned Societies, Bachelor of Liberal Studies instructor.

    Politics

    Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Member American Diabetes Association, Brunswick, since 1986, Department Family and Children's Services, Brunswick, since 1989, vice chair, 1993-1994: advisory board Diabetes Metabolic Center, Brunswick, since 1990. I Can Cope facilitator American Cancer Society, Brunswick, 1985-1987, professional service nursing coordinator 1986, executive committee member 1986-1987. Secretary minority outreach committee, Brunswick, 1992-1993.

    Trustee St. Andrew's Chicago Mercantile Exchange Church, since 1986, senior usher board, since 1988. Member American Nurses Association, Georgia Nurses Association (executive board member), Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau, Inc.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, outdoor sports, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Willie Frank Thomas May 5, 1973 (deceased April 8, 1989). 1 child, Tamara.
    • father: Roy Lee Wigfall McFadden
    • mother: Elizabeth (Donaldson) McFadden
    • spouse: Willie Frank Thomas May 5
    • child: Tamara Thomas
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    Born November 10, 1947
    (age 70)
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