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Eileen Hughes Brennan

Eileen Hughes Brennan, American nurse. Registered Nurse, Georgia; Certified Nurse Operating Room. Recipient Certified, United Fund Campaign, Atlanta, 1981, Special Incentive award Veterans Administration Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia, 1981, Performance award Nurse Professional Standards Board, Decatur, 1987, Achievement award, 1987.

Background

  • Brennan, Eileen Hughes was born on September 26, 1951 in Atlanta.

  • Education

    • Student, North Georgia College, 1970. Diploma, Georgia Baptist School Nursing, 1973. Student, Tift College, 1973.

      Student, Georgia State University, 1985. Student, State University of New York, Albany, 1991. Student, Brenau University, since 1994.

    Career

    • Orthopedic charge nurse Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1974. Operating room nurse DePaul Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, 1974-1976. Nurse orthopedics Cabell Huntington (West Virginia) Hospital, 1976.

      Surgical charge nurse Veterans Administration Hospital, Huntington, 1976-1977, nurse Decatur, Georgia, 1978-1982, team leader oper room, since 1979, member operating room open heart team, 1986-1988, 89-91. Orthopedic nurse specialist Peachtree Orthopedic Clinic, Atlanta, 1982. Operating room charge nurse Drs.

      Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1982-1985, chairman operating room policy and procedures, 1982-1984, 94—. Vascular research coordinator # 141 Co-operative Study-a-Multi-Center VA Study, Decatur, Georgia, 1988-1989, # 362, 1991-1993. Acting temporary chair Nursing Service Narcotic Inventory Committee, 1994-1995, team leader genitourological service, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Georgia. Certified Nurse Operating Room.

    Works

    • Developed multi-media slide presentation for the Perioperative Patient as well as a pamphlet for preop teaching purposes, 1979, review, 1985. Editor: urology pamphlet, 1986, Open Heart Instrumentation, 1987. Wrote and presented slide teaching program for cooperative study (a multi-center Department VA study), 1993.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Volunteer American Red Cross, Atlanta, since 1970, American Heart Association, Atlanta, 1987-1988, Atlanta Lung As., 1985-1988, American Lung Association, Atlanta, 1988-1991, Outreach Committee, since 1995, North Fulton County Community Charities, including Thanksgiving dinner, Brown Bag Community Food Bank, Clothes Closet, Homestretch, Battered Women's Shelter, Adopt a Christmas Family, since 1991, co-chairman of Flea Market horse show for charities, since 1995. Member Association Operating Room Nurses (co-chairman Project Alpha 1986-1987, special committee ethics, Human Immunodeficiency Virus task force).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, swimming, sewing, poetry, composition.

    Connections

    • Married David Lee Altizer, May 11, 1974 (divorced December 1978). Married Scott Curtis Brennan, February 6, 1982. 1 child, Bonnie Joy.
    • spouses: David Lee Altizer
    • Scott Curtis Brennan
    • child: Bonnie Joy Brennan
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    Born September 26, 1951
    (age 66)
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