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Carole Irene Hudgings, American nurse. Named one of Outstanding Young Women American, 1983.


Hudgings, Carole Irene was born on April 16, 1948 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Harry Newton and Irene Josephine (Merrick) Hudgings.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing magna cum laude, Northeast Louisiana University, 1973. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University Texas, 1985.


Staff, charge nurse, St. Francis Hospital, Monroe, Louisiana, 1971-1973;instructor, St. John's School of Nursing, Springfield, 1973-1976;director institutional review, MOAF Professional Standards Review Organisation, Springfield, 1976-1981;evaluation consultant continuing education department, School of Nursing, University Texas, Austin, 1984-1985;product analyst, Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, 1986-1987;senior product analyst, Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, 1987-1989;director international nursing library, Sigma Theta Tau, 1989-1991;senior health policy analyst, AHCPR, since 1991. Adjunct assistant professor School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1987-1994.


President Mainline Crisis Intervention Center, Monroe, 1973. Member committee American Red Cross, Springfield, 1980. Member American Nurses Association, Missouri League for Nursing (board directors 1976-1977), Council for Nursing Informatics (nominations committee 1986-1987, chairman executive committee 1989-1991), National League for Nursing, (board governors 1989-1991), Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau (director international nursing library 1989-1991).