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Valarie Petersen, American geriatrics nurse. Registered Nurse, South Carolina; certified clinical specialist in gerontology.

Background

Petersen, Valarie was born on February 8, 1960 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Richard Lloyd and Rosemary Lois (Nichols) Shearer.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, Bob Jones U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1983;Minnesota in Clinical Gerontology, University of Southern California.

Career

Staff nurse oncology unit, Greenville Memorial Hospital, 1983-1986;director nursing, Sentry Care Simpsonville, South Carolina., 1986-1988;staff developer, consultant, Palmetto Staff Development, Easley, South Carolina., 1988-1989;director nursing, Easley Health Care., 1989-1990;director nursing, Fort Inn Convalsecent Home, 1990-1994;nurse educator, Bob Jones U. School Nursing, Greenville, since 1995;home health nurse, St. Francis Home Health Care, Greenville, since 1995. Seminar speaker on current gerontological issues.

Connections

Married Andrew Petersen, November 5, 1988. Children: Debra Raynel, Andrew Michael.