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Geriatrics nurse , diabetes educator

Linda Otto Harding, American geriatrics nurse, diabetes educator. Registered Nurse, New York, Pennsylvania; certified personal care home administrator; certified gerontological nurse; certified diabetes educator. Named Volunteer of Year, Mercy Community Hospital, 1997.

Background

Harding, Linda Otto was born on April 30, 1944 in Calicoon, New York, United States. Daughter of Max Hermann and Leona (Kleb) Otto.

Education

Diploma, Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing, Sayre, Pennsylvania, 1965. Student, Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma, 1968.

Career

Psychiatric nurse Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, 1969-1971. Tuberculosis control nurse Madison County Department Health, Anderson, Indiana, 1971-1973. Charge nurse Milford (Pennsylvania) Valley Convalescent Home, 1974-1983.

Office nurse Tri State Medical Associates, Matamoras, Pennsylvania, 1983-1991. Director resident health services Twin Cedars Assisted Living Center, Shohola, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, New York, Pennsylvania. Certified personal care home administrator. Certified gerontological nurse.

    Certified diabetes educator.

Membership

Founder Tri State Alzheimer's Support Group, Diabetes Support Group, Bon Secoures Community Hospital, 1996-2004. Advisory board Delaware Valley Vo-tech High School, since 1985. Member American Nurses Association, National Gerontological Nurses Association, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (past newsletter editor, treasurer, vice president, nominating committee, recipient Kathryn J. Grove Nursing Advocacy award 2003), American Association Diabetes Educators, Northeast Pennsylvania Association Diabetes Educators.

Connections

Married Bruce Nelson Harding, June 4, 1966. Children: Jonathan, Linette.

father:
Max Hermann Otto

mother:
Leona (Kleb) Otto

spouse:
Bruce Nelson Harding

child:
Jonathan Harding

child:
Linette Harding