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educator , Critical care nurse

Victoria A. Smith, American critical care nurse, educator. Registered Nurse, South Carolina; certified critical care nurse, American Council of Learned Societies provider and instructor.


Smith, Victoria A. was born on October 12, 1948 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Victor A. and Annie Myrtle (Hyatt) Gidaro.


Student, University Tennessee, Martin, 1975. Bachelor of science in nursing, University South Carolina, 1981. MNursing, University South Carolina, 1982.

Associate Degree in Nursing with honors, Clemson University, 1969.


Charge nurse Cardiac Care Unit Spartanburg (South Carolina) General Hospital, 1981-1982. Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Mary Black Hospital, Spartanburg, 1983-1986. Medical-surgical nursing instructor Mary Black School Nursing/U. South Carolina.

Critical care clinical coordinator Cherokee Memorial Hospital, Gaffney, South Carolina, 1986. Clinical nurse specialist Appalachian Correctional Region/South Carolina. Department Corrections, Spartanburg, since 1986.


  • Registered Nurse, South Carolina. Certified critical care nurse, American Council of Learned Societies provider and instructor.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve Nurse Corps, since 1989. Member of American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, South Carolina Nurses Association, Piedmont District Nurses Association (board directors 1986-1988, president 1983-1985), American Correctional Health Services Association, Sigma Theta Tau.


Married Conway W. Henderson December 15, 1984. 1 child, Edie Anne Brown.

Victor A. Gidaro

Annie Myrtle (Hyatt) Gidaro

Conway W. Henderson December 15

Edie Anne Brown Smith