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Betty Jo Houser

Betty Jo Houser, American mental health nurse. Registered Nurse, Wisconsin, Colorado, Kansas; certified American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Missouri APN (advisory practice nurse) in child, adolescent psychiatric nursing. Member American Nurses Association (certified), American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International.

Background

  • Houser, Betty Jo was born on March 13, 1940 in Rocky Ford, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Otis Willard and Mary Agnes (Hayden) Love.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1962. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1991.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Fort Logan Mental Health Center, Denver, 1962, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, 1963. Private duty nurse USAFB Hospital, Tachikawa, Japan, 1964-1965. American Red Cross nurse Deputy School Program and Dispensary, Johnson Air Force Base, Japan, 1964-1966.

      Staff nurse St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin, 1970-1975. Nurse clinician II Mendota Mental Health Institute, 1985-1990, nurse clinician III, 1990-1995, clinical specialist child adol. psychiatric mental health nursing, since 1993. Assistant professor Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, since 1995.

      Faculty assistant University Wisconsin, Madison, 1991, affiliate clinical instructor School Nursing, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Wisconsin, Colorado, Kansas. Certified American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Missouri APN (advisory practice nurse) in child, adolescent psychiatric nursing.

    Membership

    Member American Nurses Association (certified), American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Missouri Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Wallace Dan Houser, July 29, 1963. Children: Danny, Theresa, Tom.
    • father: Otis Willard Love
    • mother: Mary Agnes (Hayden) Love
    • spouse: Wallace Dan Houser
    • children: Danny Houser
    • Theresa Houser
    • Tom Houser
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