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nursing educator

Priscilla Mackenzie Kline, American nursing educator. Registered Nurse, South Carolina. Recipient merit award American Association of University Professors, 1984, Centennial Outstanding Graduate award Clemson University College Education, 1989, Award of Excellence South Carolina League for Nursing, 1996.

Background

Kline, Priscilla Mackenzie was born on September 25, 1944 in Elgin, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Gordon Innes and Esther May (Brooks) Mackenzie.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Illinois, 1965. MSN, University Illinois, 1969. Doctor of Education, Clemson (South Carolina) University, 1987.

Career

Project director, Alzheimer's Community Education Project private practice, Clemson psychiatric nurse transitional care program, Elgin Eastern State Hospital, 1967-1968; lecturer psychiatric nursing, Sacramento State College, 1968-1969; in-service coordinator, Woodland (California) Memorial Hospital, 1969-1971; assistant professor psychiatric nursing, Edinboro (Pennsylvania) State College, 1974-1978; associate professor, Clemson U. College Nursing, since 1988; associate dean, Clemson U. College Nursing, 1988-1993; acting head department professional services, Clemson U. College Nursing, 1991-1993. Nurse psychotherapist Clemson U. College Nursing.

Achievements

  • Registered Nurse, South Carolina.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Volunteer nurse Hospice of Anderson, South Carolina. Leader Girl Scouts United States, 1976-1989. Member Alzheimer's advisory committee South Carolina Commission on Aging, since 1987, chair, since 1989.

Member American Nurses Association (President's award South Carolina chapter 1993), National League Nursing, South Carolina League Nursing (Excellence award 1996), Southern Nursing Research Society, South Carolina Gerontological Society, Sigma Theta Tau (international treasurer 1991-1993, 93-95, Excellence in Nursing award 1993), Sigma Theta Tau Foundation (chair, board directors 1994-1995, treasurer since 1995, 75th Anniversary Distinguished Lecturer since 1995).

Connections

Married Ellis Lee Kline, June 12, 1965. Children: Heather, Heidi.

father:
Gordon Innes Mackenzie

mother:
Esther May (Brooks) Mackenzie

spouse:
Ellis Lee Kline

child:
Heather Kline

child:
Heidi Kline