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Linda Wilkins Plunkett

Linda Wilkins Plunkett, American Nurse clinical educator ( hlth: hlth. service, Educated)nurse clinical educator. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses, American Association Occupational Health Nurses, U. North Carolina Alumni Association (secretary/treasurer 1979-1981), U. Alabama Birmingham Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Plunkett, Linda Wilkins was born on October 2, 1947 in Bennettsville, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Robert Emmett and Nelle (Hamer) Wilkins.

Education

A.D. in Nursing, Central Piedmont Community College, 1967. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, U. North Carolina, 1972. Master of Science in Nursing, U. Alabama-Birmingham, 1978.

Certified cardiovascularnurse clinician, U. North Carolina Staff nurse Charlotte Memorial Hospital (North Carolina), 1967-1970. Staff nurse North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, 1972-1974, head nurse, 1974-1977. Clinical nursing specialist, clinical nursing instructor U. Alabama, Birmingham, 1978-1983.

Staff nurse Audie Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital., San Antonio, 1983-1984. Industrial nurse and assistant safety/personnel manager Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, 1987-1989. Clinical nurse General Clinical Research Center, U. North Carolina, 1989^.

Volunteer nurseWorld Missions Board of Presbyterian Church, Chunju, Korea, summer 1968. Mem.faculty organizational panel Alabama State Hypertension Conference, 1978-1983.Contbr. articles to professional journals Volunteer nurse American Red Cross, Charlotte and Birmingham, 1969, 82, 87. Volunteer local and state level American Heart Association, Birmingham, 1978-1983.

Career

Staff nurse Charlotte Memorial Hospital, North Carolina, 1967—1970, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, 1972—1974, head nurse, 1974—1977. Clinical nursing specialist, clinical nursing instructor University Alabama, 1978—1983. Staff nurse Audie Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital, San Antonio, 1983—1984.

Industrial nurse and assistant safety & personnel manager Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, 1987—1989. Clinical nurse General Clinical Research Center, University North Carolina, since 1989. Volunteer nurse World Missions Board Presbyterian Church, Chunju, Republic of Korea, 1968.

Member faculty organizational panel Alabama State Hypertension Conference, 1978—1983.

Membership

Volunteer nurse American Red Cross, Charlotte, Birmingham, 1969, 1982, 1987. Volunteer local and state level American Heart Association, Birmingham, 1978—1983. Member of University Alabama Birmingham Alumni Association, University North Carolina Alumni Association (secretary, treasurer 1979-1981), American Association Occupational Health Nurses, American Association Critical Care Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Walter Carroll Plunkett, April. Children: Emily Nelle, Walter Carroll IV. A.D. in Nursing, Central Piedmont Community College.