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Noreen Heer Nicol

Noreen Heer Nicol, American Nursing administrator, dermatology nurse practitioner, educator. Registered Nurse, Colorado, North Dakota, Utah; licensed nurse practitioner, Utah; certified teacher, Colorado. Nursing scholar U. Northern Colorado, 1975-1977.

Background

Nicol, Noreen Heer was born on July 16, 1955 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Clifford Howard and Lois Ann (Smith) Heer.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Northern Colorado, 1977. Master of Science in Nursing, University Utah, 1981.

Career

School nurse, teacher health Weld County School District 6, Greeley, Colorado, 1977-1978. Nurse coordinator emotionally disturbed summer camp program, charge nurse chemical dependency unit North Dakota State Hospital, Jamestown, 1978-1979. Pediatric clinical specialist, charge nurse University Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, 1979-1981, director pediatric dialysis department, nurse practitioner, administrator, intermountain pediatric and adolescent renal disease program, 1981-1984.

Instructor clinical nursing, Director of Nursing Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1984-1986. Dermatology clinical specialist, nurse practitioner National Jewish Medical and Research Center, since 1986, Director of Nursing, since 1995, chief clinical officer, 2001, Denver, since 2001. Clinical instructor College Nursing, University Utah, 1982-1985, associate instructor department pediatrics College Medicine, 1983-1985.

Member adjunct faculty Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1987-1988. Clinical senior instructor University Colorado Health Science Center School Nursing, Denver, since 1989. Nurse clinician home intravenous therapy and nutrition Travenol Laboratories, Inc., Denver, 1984-1986.

Speaker, presenter in field.

Membership

Member Weld County Drug and Alcohol Council, 1977-1978, health advisory committee Douglas County (Colorado) Schools, since 1993. Member National Federation for Specialty Nursing Organizations (education committee 1991, health policy committee 1991-1992, treasurer 1992-1993, president 1993-1994), Colorado Nurses Association (Garnet Milhone scholar 1976-1977), Dermatology Nurses Association (education committee 1987, liaison for Colorado 1987-1988, national education vice chairman 1988, chairman national convention 1988, national board directors western region director l989-90, national board directors since 1991, national president elect, 1991, national president since 1992, education committee core curriculum chairman, since 1993), American Academy Allergy and Immunology, Skin Photorauma Foundation, American Organization Nurse, Executives, Sigma Theta Tau (hospital liason since 1991).

Connections

Married Robert Bruce Nicol, June 18, 1983. Children: Brent Jeffrey, Erica Marie.