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Paula Peterson Cates, American critical care nurse. Certified family nurse practitioner; certified American Council of Learned Societies. Scholar Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1979, Wayne Prevost Memorial scholar Savage (Montana) Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1979; honors tuition Miles Community College, 1979-1980. Member Texas Nurse Practitioners, American Academy Nurse Practitioners.


Cates, Paula Peterson was born on August 22, 1961 in Sidney, Montana, United States. Daughter of Gene Vernon Peterson and Ina Claire (Chandler) Pocha.


AS in Nursing, Miles Community Hospital, Miles City, Montana, 1982. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Texas, Arlington, 1986. MSN, University Texas, Arlington, 1992.


Nurse assistant, Community Memorial Hospital, Sidney, 1978-1982;nurse, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, Texas, 1983-1986;nurse, Hugley Memorial Hospital, Fort Worth, 1986-1987;nurse Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit,, All Saints Hospital-Citiview, Fort Worth, 1987-1993;private practice family nurse practitioner, Fort Worth, since 1993.


Member Texas Nurse Practitioners, American Academy Nurse Practitioners.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlework, reading, sewing.