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Cheryl Ciocca

Cheryl Ciocca, American critical care nurse, preceptor. Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania; Critical Care Registered Nurse; certified American Council of Learned Societies, Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor, American College of Surgeons special touch nurse; certified in cardiac rehabilitation.

Background

  • Ciocca, Cheryl was born on November 9, 1956 in Abington, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Charles and Janet (Blankowitsch) Ciocca.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Allentown (Pennsylvania) Hospital School Nursing, 1980. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, Gwynedd Mercy College, 1990. Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing, University South Florida, 1993.

    Career

    • Nurse's aide Artman Lutheran Home, 1977. Night charge, staff nurse, medical, surgical floor Rolling Hill Hospital, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1980-1981, staff nurse, Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, 1981-1987, temporary charge nurse Cardiac Care Unit, 1985-1986, charge nurse Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit, Passenger Car Unit, 1987, radiology nurse, 1989, nurse manager Intensive Care Unit and critical care unit, 1987-1990. Charge nurse Surgical Intensive Care Unit Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bay Pines, Florida, since 1990.

      Clinical preceptor Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Care Unit Rolling Hill Hospital, 1984-1987. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania. Critical Care Registered Nurse. Certified American Council of Learned Societies, Basic Cardiac Life Support instructor, American College of Surgeons special touch nurse.

      Certified in cardiac rehabilitation.

    Membership

    Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (educational workshop committee 1982-1990, recording secretary 1985-1987, 91-95, board directors 1985-1987, 88-90, 91—, various committees Gulf Coast chapter, Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter Manager of Year award), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • father: William Charles Ciocca
    • mother: Janet (Blankowitsch) Ciocca
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    Born November 9, 1956
    (age 61)
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