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Nursing educator

Nancy Kay Gifford, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, Nebraska. American Red Cross grantee, Omaha, 1987, 88. Captain United States Air Force, 1971-1973. Member Association Moral Education, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Nebra. Adult and Continuing Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Gifford, Nancy Kay was born on June 29, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Daughter of Paul Edward and Sammye Ruth (Dillard) Parman.

Education

Diploma in nursing, St. John's Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, 1962. Bachelor of science in nursing, St. Louis University, 1964. Master of Arts in Management and Supervision, Central Michigan University, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education, University Nebraska, 1992.

Career

Nurse supervisor, St. Edward Mercy Hospital, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1964-1965;director in-service education, St. Edward Mercy Hospital, Fort Smith, 1965-1967;faculty in pediatric nursing, Presbyterian Hospital School Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1968-1970;faculty in newborn and maternal, N.W. Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1970-1971;assistant administrator, Nursing Schumpert Memorial Hospital, Shreveport, 1972;staff nurse, Bataan Memorial Hospital, Albuquerque, 1977-1978;faculty in nursing, Alpena (Michigan) Community College, 1984-1985;faculty, Bellevue College, Omaha, 1990-1992;faculty, Webster U., Albuquerque, since 1992. Family advisory American Red Cross, Okinawa, Japan, 1981-1984. Volunteer vice-president and treasurer Officers Wives Club, Okinawa, 1981-1984.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, Nebraska.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1971-1973. Member Association Moral Education, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Nebra. Adult and Continuing Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, drawing, white-water rafting, cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married William Edward Gifford III, December 29, 1973. 1 child, William Edward IV.

father:
Paul Edward Parman

mother:
Sammye Ruth (Dillard) Parman

spouse:
William Edward Gifford III

child:
William Edward IV Gifford