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Nursing educator

Mary Therese Casey, American nursing educator. Named Nurse of Year, Kansas March of Dimes, 1988; St. Anthony's Hospital scholarship, 1975, Wagner fellowship, Fort Hays State University School Nursing, 1981-1982.

Background

Casey, Mary Therese was born on March 28, 1954 in Chappell, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Lawrence James and Mary Phyllis (Dymond) C. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Fort Hays State University, 1975.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Fort Hays State University, 1975. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas-Austin, 1982.

Career

Advanced registered nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, Aide, graduate nurse, charge nurse obstetrics and surgical St. Anthony's Hospital, Hays, Kansas, 1975—1978. Charge nurse high risk surgery Bay Area Hospital, Coos Bay, Oregon, 1978—1979. Charge nurse obstetrics St. Anthony's Hospital, Hays, Kansas, 1979—1980.

Nursing instructor Fort Hays State University, 1980—1981, assistant professor nursing, since 1982. Staff labor and delivery St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, 1984—1985, clinical nurse specialist obstetrics, since 1985, manager patient care, 1987—1990, primary nurse, 1990—1992. Level III clinical nurse Ausbury Salina Medical Center, 1992.

Part time instructor Ko Wesleyan University, 1992—1994, assistant professor, since 1994.

Membership

Member of League of Women Voters, Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, Fort Hays State University Faculty Women's Association, Kansas League Nursing, Kansas State Nurses' Association (district secretary, board directors since 1988, vice chairman parent, child conference 1986-1988, chairman parent child conference 1991-1995, executive board 1983-1986, representative to children's Coalition 1983-1994, representative to Kansas Council on Children and Youth 1983-1986), National Association Pro-Life Nurses, National League Nursing, American Nurses Association (council high-risk perinatal nurses since 1982), American Nurses' Foundation, Sierra Club, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

father:
Lawrence James Bachelor of Science in Nursing

mother:
Mary Phyllis (Dymond) C. Bachelor of Science in Nursing