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Lorraine Lucy Istre Vitanza Edit Profile

Lorraine Lucy Istre Vitanza, American maternal health nurse. Registered Nurse, Louisiana. Neonatal resuscitation instructor American Heart Association, Baton Rouge, since 1990; resource teacher for local high school, Baton Rouge, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified), Louisiana State Nurses Association.

Background

Vitanza, Lorraine Lucy Istre was born on April 2, 1938 in Morse, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of C.J. and Nina (Broussard) Istre.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1960.

Career

Public health nurse, Lafayette Parish (Louisiana) Health Unit, 1960-1963;staff nurse labor and delivery, Earl K. Long Hospital, Baton Rouge, 1968-1971;head nurse, manager labor and delivery, Earl K. Long Hospital, Baton Rouge, 1971-1986;clinical coordinator, assistant supervisor, Earl K. Long Hospital, Baton Rouge, 1986-1989;head nurse labor and delivery, Earl K. Long Hospital, Baton Rouge, since 1990.

Membership

Neonatal resuscitation instructor American Heart Association, Baton Rouge, since 1990. Resource teacher for local high school, Baton Rouge, since 1989. Member American Nurses Association, Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (certified), Louisiana State Nurses Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, reading, camping.

Connections

Married Robert R. Vitanza, August 12, 1961. Children: Maria, Zoila, Robert, Eric.