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Bette Ann Olson

Bette Ann Olson, American nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, North Dakota. Home Box Office & Co Nurse scholar.


  • Olson, Bette Ann was born on December 29, 1940 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of John W. and Sallie V. (Neff) Harte.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Los Angeles County General Hospital, 1964. Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State University, 1982. Master of Science, University North Dakota, 1986.


    • Staff nurse in orthopedics United Hospital, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1980-1986. Instructor practical nursing East Grand Forks (Minnesota) AVTI, 1983-1984. Graduate teaching assistant University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1984-1986, now associate professor, cooperative education coordinator, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, North Dakota.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Member American Nurses Association (chair bylaws committee), National Association Orthopedic Nurses (past president Grand Forks chapter, past state board directors, research scholar 1991, research committee since 1995), North Dakota Nurses Association (past chair medical-surgical council, past district president, bylaws chair, Outstanding Nurse award 1992), Sigma Xi.


    • Married Edwin S. Olson, July 13, 1964. Children:Steven, Eric, Kerry.
    • father: John W. Harte
    • mother: Sallie V. (Neff) Harte
    • spouse: Edwin S. Olson
    • children: Steven Olson
    • Eric Olson
    • Kerry Olson
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