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Medical/surgical nursing educator

Athena Christine Palearas Conforti, American medical/surgical nursing educator. Member American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Association, American Nephrology Nurses Association, American Council on Transplantation, American Transplantation Society, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Conforti, Athena Christine Palearas was born on August 27, 1955 in Glen Cove, New York, United States. Daughter of Antonio and Katherine (Moonos) Palearas.

Education

Associate of Applied Science, State University at Farmingdale, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, Adelphi University, 1984. Master of Science in Nursing Education, Adelphi University, 1989.

Career

Staff nurse, per diem nurse, ATA Dialysis, Inc., Van Nuys, California, 1975-1980; assistant nursing care coordinator hemodialysis outpatient clinic, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, 1980-1984; organ procurement coordinator, Regional Transplant Program, New York City, 1984-1986; unit instructor senior clinical nurse transplant/dialysis, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1986-1988; per diem clinical practice, Long Island Jewish Hospital/St. John's Hospital, Queens, New York, 1988-1989; adjunct assistant professor, Laguardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Nurses Association, New York State Nurses Association, American Nephrology Nurses Association, American Council on Transplantation, American Transplantation Society, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Michael Conforti, November 20, 1981.

father:
Antonio Palearas

mother:
Katherine (Moonos) Palearas

spouse:
Michael Conforti