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Brenda Gail Leake

Brenda Gail Leake, American enterostomal therapist nurse practitioner. Registered Nurse, Nevada; certified enterostomal therapist, urological nurse.

Background

Leake, Brenda Gail was born on August 5, 1950 in Harriman, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of James Frank and Pauline Ruby (McGuffey) Judd.

Education

AS in Nursing, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1971. BN, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1986. Certified enterostomal therapist, University California, San Diego, 1975.

Career

Staff nurse, Humana Hospital Sunrise, Las Vegas, 1971-1973;relief charge nurse, Humana Hospital Sunrise, Las Vegas, 1973-1976;enterostomal therapist, Humana Hospital Sunrise, Las Vegas, since 1976. Speaker Hospice Volunteer program, Las Vegas, since 1982, I Can Cope program, Las Vegas, since 1984.

Membership

Volunteer American Cancer Society, since 1983, member program development nurse education committee. Member International Association Enterostomal Therapists (certified), National Association Pediatric Pseudobstructure Society, American Nurses Association, Southern Nevada Nurses Association, World Council Enterostomal Therapists, American Urological Association (certified), Southern Nevada Ostomy Association (medical advisor since 1976), Crohns & Colitis Association, Advanced Practitioners Nursing (certified, program chairman since 1986), Wound Healing Society, International Association Bowel Disfunction, Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc., American Society Adults Pseudo Obstruction, Inc., Association Advancement of Wound Care, Lupus Foundation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, gardening, traveling.

Connections

Married Lee Leake, August 1, 1970 (divorced April 1974).