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Robert M. Velarde Edit Profile

Robert M. Velarde, American nurse, hospital administrator, educator. Registered Nurse Florida, Alabama, certified in nursing administration advanced, American Nurses Association, surgical technologist, Association Surgical Technologists. Recipient award from board directors, Centro Espanol Hospital, 1977, Contributions to Nursing award, Minority Nurses Association, 1979.

Background

Velarde, Robert M. was born on October 28, 1950 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Jesus Manuel and Angela (Velasco) V. Surgical technician, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1969.

Education

Degree in Surgical Technician, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1969. AS in Nursing, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, 1972. Bachelor of science in nursing, Samford University, 1975.

Master of Science in Public Administration, Golden Gate University, 1980.

Career

Surgical technologist attendant Centro Espanol Hospital, Tampa, 1965—1972, nursing supervisor, 1972—1974, assistant administrator patient services, 1975—1985, administrator, chief executive officer, 1985—1987. Charge nurse emergency room Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, 1974—1975. Department chair health science education Brewster Technology Center, Tampa, since 1989.

Health occupations instructor Armwood High School, Seffner, 1988—1989. Nurse clinician Critical Care American, 1989—1994. Member blue ribbon task force to Florida Board Nursing, 1982—1983.

Member advisory board Florida Nursing News.

Membership

Member blue ribbon task force to Florida Board Nursing, 1982-1983. Member of advisory bd.Fla. Nursing News.; Member ASCD, AVA (health occupations education division, policy board 1994^), FNA (District #4, secretary 1993-1995), Nursing Educators Association Tampa, Health Occupations Students American, American Organisation Nurse Executives, Tampa Bay Organisation Nurse Executives, ANA, National Association Health Occupations Teachers, Florida Nurses Association, Nurses House, Inc., American Vocational Association, American Red Cross, Florida Vocational Association, Health Occupations Educators Florida (state secretary 1990-1991, president elect 1993-1995, president, 1995^), Florida Association Supervision & Curriculum Development, Hillsborough Technology, Career, Adult Association, Association Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care, Sigma Theta Tau (chapter vice president 1983-1984).