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Betsy Cox (Garza)

Betsy Cox, American nurse, administrator. Certified emergency nurse; emergency medical technician Kerr County Emergency Medical Services, Kerrville, 1987, American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System, certified in neonatal resuscitation, emergency pediatrics nursing & trauma nursing.

Background

  • Cox, Betsy was born on August 26, 1951 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Earl and Marjorie (Domengeaux) Cox.

  • Education

    • L.V.N., Schreiner College, Kerrville, Texas, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, Austin, 1977.

    Career

    • Nurse, Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital, Kerrville, 1974—1975, nurse, emergency room, 1982—1987. Nurse Camp Waldemar, Hunt, Texas, 1977. Surgeon's assistant, Higher Education Kilgore Doctor of Medicine Kerrville, 1977—1978.

      Charge nurse, operating room Bexar County Hospital, San Antonio, 1978. Member, open heart team Baptist Memorial Hospital, Little Rock, 1978. Yacht tour director Viking of Kos, Athens, Greece, 1981.

      Continuing education director, emergency medical services Cynro Inc., Kerrville, since 1982. Member, level I trauma center Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, 1987—1988. Emergency room supervisor Shepperd Memorial Hospital, Burnet, Texas, 1988—1992.

      Emergency department staff nurse Guadalupe Valley Hospital, Sequin, Texas, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified emergency nurse. Emergency medical technician Kerr County Emergency Medical Services, Kerrville, 1987, American Council of Learned Societies, Pouch Attachment Ladder System, certified in neonatal resuscitation, emergency pediatrics nursing & trauma nursing.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Initiator Fast Track and Telephone Triage. Organizer Triage Center, Comfort, Texas, 1987. Member of Emergency Department Nurses Association, International Oceanog.

    Foundation, Windjammer Club, Kappa Alpha Theta.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Earl Cox
    • mother: Marjorie (Domengeaux) Cox
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    Born August 26, 1951
    (age 66)
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