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E. Astrid Ortega Edit Profile

educator , nurse

E. Astrid Ortega, Mexican nurse, educator. Certified diabetes educator, 2005. Named Nurse of Year California March of Dimes, 1982. President American Heart Association (Humboldt, North Branch chapter), 1st lieutenant Nurse corpus, United States army, 1966-1968, Vietnam. Member National Association Hispanic Nurses (vice president Alta, California chapter 1993), Association Chicana-Latina Nurses Santa Clara County (president 1988).

Background

Ortega, E. Astrid was born on March 3, 1945 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Daughter of Zanoni and Estela (Murillo) Ortega.

Education

Diploma, Rhode Island Hospital School Nursing, 1966; Bachelor of science in nursing, Sacramento State University, 1977; MSN, University of California, San Francisco, 1980; certified nurse practitioner, University of California at Los Angeles-Harbor Hospital, 1972.

Career

Obstetrics-gynecology nurse practitioner, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California perinatal outreach coordinator, Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, California primary health care nurse practitioner, Santa Clara County Correctional Facilities, Milpitas, California assistant professor, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California family nurse practitioner, Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa, California.

Achievements

  • Certified diabetes educator, 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

President American Heart Association (Humboldt, North Branch chapter), First lieutenant Nurse corpus, United States army, 1966-1968, Vietnam. Member National Association Hispanic Nurses (vice president Alta, California chapter 1993), Assn.Chicana-Latina Nurses Santa Clara County (president 1988). F C.

Connections

father:
Zanoni Ortega

mother:
Estela (Murillo) Ortega