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Helen Catherine Cluett, American nursing educator.


Cluett, Helen Catherine was born on March 31, 1935 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of William Patrick and Mary Louise (Foley) Cluett.


Diploma in nursing, Whidden Memorial Hospital School, Everett, Massachusetts, 1956. Bachelor of science in nursing, Boston College, 1975. MSN, Boston University, 1979.


Staff nurse medical-surgical unit, Milton (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1956-1957;assistant head nurse medical-surgical unit, Milton (Massachusetts) Hospital, 1957-1958;private duty nurse, Massachusetts State Nurses Registry, Boston, 1958-1960;intravenous nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1961-1966;staff nurse operating room, Boston Floating Hospital, Tufts New England Medical Center, 1966-1967;instructor operating room nursing, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School Nursing, Boston, 1967-1973;instructor medical-surgical nursing, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School Nursing, Boston, 1975-1985;perioperative nurse educator, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, since 1985. Facilitator, lecturer Cmty. High Schools, Boston.

Provider lecture to nursing students from Simmons College, Quincy College, Roxbury Community College, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston and Quincy, Massachusetts, U. Massachusetts, Boston, since 1989. Coordinator clinical experience cardiopulmonary vascular science department Northeastern U., Boston, since 1986. Clinical associate U. Massachusetts College Nursing, Boston, since 1990.

Presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author (textbook) Comprehensive Perioperative Nursing, volunteer 2, 1995.


Treasurer Nursing Research Network Boston, 1988-1992. Member capital development campaign Sacred Heart Parish, Weymouth, Massachusetts, 1992. Member ANA, Massachusetts Nurses Association, Brigham and Women's Nursing Organisation (coordinator nursing ground rounds since 1986), Association Oper.

Rm. Nurses (chair awardscom. Massachusetts chapter I 1995-1996, chair project Alpha committee Massachusetts chapter I 1988-1995, member project Alpha committee 1995-1996, nominating committee 1991-1992, chair 1992-1993, editorial committee 1987-1988, delegate 1987-1992, 95, member nurse educator/cln. nurse specialty since 1994, Excellence in Perioperative Nursing award 1992, board directors 1994-1996), Sigma Theta Tau.


William Patrick Cluett

Mary Louise (Foley) Cluett