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Karen Noreen Guritz

Karen Noreen Guritz, American nurse, educator. Certified Lamaze childbirth educator. Member Florida Network for Family and Patient Education, Orlando, 1984-1994. Member International Childbirth Education Association, American Society Psychoprophylaxis in Obestetrics (coordinator since 1982), Coalition Florida Childbirth Educators (board directors 1985-1989, president board directors 1987-1988).

Background

  • Guritz, Karen Noreen was born on April 16, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Edwin and Lucille Delores (Lee) Guritz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing with honors, University Florida, 1973. Master of Nursing, University Mississippi, Jackson, 1976.

    Career

    • Charge nurse Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1973-1974, L.W. Blake Hospital, Bradenton, Florida, 1974-1975. Instructor inservice obstetrics Orlando (Florida) Regional Medical Center, 1976-1977, educational coordinator, 1977-1980, coordinator patient education obstetrics, 1980-1986, specialist prenatal education, 1986-1991. Prenatal education specialist State of Florida (Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties), since 1988.

      Educational specialist State of Florida, since 1989. Education specialist Arnold Palmer Hosp for Women and Children, Orlando, 1991-1994. Instructor practical nursing Technology Education Center of Osceola, 1994-1995, director health occupations, since 1995.

      Adjunct professor University Central Florida Nursing Department, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Lamaze childbirth educator.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Florida Network for Family and Patient Education, Orlando, 1984-1994. Member International Childbirth Education Association, American Society Psychoprophylaxis in Obestetrics (coordinator since 1982), Coalition Florida Childbirth Educators (board directors 1985-1989, president board directors 1987-1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Antiques, needlecrafts, sewing, gardening.

    Connections

    • father: Kenneth Edwin Guritz
    • mother: Lucille Delores (Lee) Guritz
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    Born April 16, 1950
    (age 67)
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