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Nursing educator

Heather Andersen, American nursing educator. Schmitts scholar University Washington, 1972, St. Luke's Auxiliary scholar, 1972; recipient Administrator citation for human resources management United States Assistant Surgeon General, 1979, United States Public Health Service traineeship School Nursing University Washington, 1980.

Background

Andersen, Heather was born on November 18, 1953 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Washington, 1976. Master in Nursing, University Washington, 1983.

Career

Commissioned officer, United States Public Health Service, 1975; trainee extern program, United States Public Health Service, Seattle, 1975; staff nurse, United States Public Health Service, Seattle, 1976-1978; supervisory clinical nruse, United States Public Health Service, Seattle, 1978-1980; visiting nurse oncology nursing service, Seattle, 1981-1982; house supervisor nurisng department, Pacific Medical Center, Seattle, 1981-1983; hospice clinician, Hospice Northwest, Norwest Hospital, Seattle, 1982-1983; clinical director, Hospice of Seattle, 1984-1987; director Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome training project School Social Work, U. Washington, Seattle, 1987-1989; psychosocial/mental health curriculum and training speacialist, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Edition and Training Center, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1989; regional program manager, Northwest Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Edition and Training Center, 1989-1992; owner, Human Source, Seattle, since 1990. Lecturer school social work U. Washington, since 1987, school nursing, since 1987, core faculty member Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome education and training center school medicine, 1988, clinical instructor school nursing, 1986-1987, Seattle U., 1986-1993. Presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editorial board Journal for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.

Membership

Former board directors Washington State Hospice Organisation. Member Association of Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care (board directors), Puget Sound chapter Association of Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care.