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consultant , Critical care nurse , humor educator

Patricia Carol Wooten, American critical care nurse, humor educator, consultant. Critical Care Registered Nurse; certified life-death transition counselor. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (certified), American Nurses Association, California Nurses Association, International Society Humor Studies, Clowns of America International, American Association Therapeutic Humor (vice president), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

Wooten, Patricia Carol was born on December 22, 1946 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Richard Leland and Yvonne (Nebel) Savercool.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 1969.

Career

Staff nurse cardiac surgery Intensive Care Unit, Los Angeles County Hospital, 1969-1970;district public health nurse, clinic nurse, Los Angeles County Department Public health, Watts, California, 1970-1971;charge nurse Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit, Alameda (California) Hospital, 1971-1973, 76-79;charge nurse respiratory-neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 1974-1976;nursing supervisor, Prather Convalescent Home, Alameda, 1979-1980;hospice nurse, home IV and chemotherapy nurse, Visiting Nurses Association, Oakland, California, 1980-1981;staff nurse Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit post cardiac surgery unit, French Hospital, San Luis Obispo, California, 1981-1994;director, humor educator, speaker, Jest For The Health Of It Seminars, Davis, California, since 1985. Research presenter 8th International Conference on Humor, Sheffield, England, July 1990.

Achievements

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse. Certified life-death transition counselor.

Works

Membership

Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (certified), American Nurses Association, California Nurses Association, International Society Humor Studies, Clowns of America International, American Association Therapeutic Humor (vice president), Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Deakin Caleb, September 1, 1968 (divorced September 1973). 1 child, Kenneth Alan.

father:
Richard Leland Savercool

mother:
Yvonne (Nebel) Savercool

spouse:
Deakin Caleb

child:
Kenneth Alan Wooten