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Betsy Vance Christensen, American cardiology research coordinator. Registered Nurse, Minnesota, Iowa; certified American Council of Learned Societies provider and instructor. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association (science council cardiovascular nursing).

Background

Christensen, Betsy Vance was born on April 14, 1957 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Alex Arthur and Margaret Elizabeth (Anderson) Vance.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing, Scott Community College, 1978. Bachelor in Nursing, University Iowa, 1984. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, since 1992.

Career

Critical care float nurse, Mercy Hospital, Davenport, 1978-1979;nurse cardiac cath laboratory, Mercy Hospital, Davenport, 1979-1981;nurse cardiac cath laboratory and critical care, St. Lukes Hospital, Davenport, 1981-1985;nurse cardiac cath laboratory cardiovascular division, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1985-1986;research nurse coordinator cardiovascular division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1986. Principal investigator usefulness of sandbags following arteriotomy. Research coordinator various projects.

Membership

Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Heart Association (science council cardiovascular nursing).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, gardening, reading fiction.