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Linda Ann Opdycke Bernath

Linda Ann Opdycke Bernath, American trauma nurse. Certified critical care nurse, emergency nurse. Major United States Army, 1971-1978, lieutenant colonel, 1990, Reserve, since 1978. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Trauma Society, Society Trauma Nurse Coordinators, Emergency Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Bernath, Linda Ann Opdycke was born on September 10, 1953 in Bryan, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Russell and Robeta Eugenia (Miller) Opdycke.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1975. Master of Science in Nursing, Medical College Ohio, Toledo, 1987.

Career

Staff nurse, Fulton County Health Center, Wauscon, Ohio., 1980-1988;instructor clinical and classroom, Buckeye School Practical Nursing, Archbold, Ohio., 1981-1986;education staff, instructor pediatrics School Nursing, St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, 1986-1987;trauma nurse coordinator, Medical College Ohio, Toledo, 1988-1990;trauma case manager, St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, since 1991. Adjunct faculty Medical College Ohio School Nursing, since 1987.

Membership

Major United States Army, 1971-1978, lieutenant colonel, 1990, Reserve, since 1978. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Trauma Society, Society Trauma Nurse Coordinators, Emergency Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Children: Aubrey Elizabeth, Nathan Joseph.