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Betsy Vance Christensen

Betsy Vance Christensen, American cardiology research coordinator. Registered Nurse, Minnesota, Iowa; certified American Council of Learned Societies provider and instructor. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association (science council cardiovascular nursing).

Background

  • Christensen, Betsy Vance was born on April 14, 1957 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Alex Arthur and Margaret Elizabeth (Anderson) Vance.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Scott Community College, 1978. Bachelor in Nursing, University Iowa, 1984. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, since 1992.

    Career

    • Critical care float nurse Mercy Hospital, Davenport, 1978-1979, nurse cardiac cath laboratory, 1979-1981. Nurse cardiac cath laboratory and critical care St. Lukes Hospital, 1981-1985. Nurse cardiac cath laboratory cardiovascular division University Iowa, Iowa City, 1985-1986.

      Research nurse coordinator cardiovascular division University Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1986. Principal investigator usefulness of sandbags following arteriotomy. Research coordinator various projects.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Minnesota, Iowa. Certified American Council of Learned Societies provider and instructor.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association (science council cardiovascular nursing).

    Personality

    Interests

    Walking, gardening, reading fiction.

    Connections

    • father: Alex Arthur Vance
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth (Anderson) Vance
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    Born April 14, 1957
    (age 60)
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