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BSC Nursing Faculty Member Betty Nash to be Honored at University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing “NightinGala”

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    Thursday, September 13 2012
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

nash betty(Bluefield)—Bluefield State College faculty member Betty Nash will be among 40 graduates of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Nursing to be honored at its 2012 NightinGala celebration, September 21. The NightinGala will recognize 40 UT College of Nursing alumni for "Excellence in nursing and health care, Leadership in advancing the nursing profession, and Innovation in professional nursing.

Nash, associate professor in Bluefield State College's Baccalaureate Nursing Program, is also a staff nurse in both the Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit and the Radiology Department/Special Procedures at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. She is also a contributing author to several nursing and health care publications, and serves as a reviewer for additional nursing education publications. She holds certification as a Critical Care Registered Nurse, Clinical Specialist in Medical Surgical Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor., Basic Life Support Instructor Trainer, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor. She is active in a variety of community service and volunteer initiatives and she has served as a guest lecturer on several health-related topics.

Dr. Bill Bass, a former UT faculty member, author, and founder of the Forensics Anthropology Center, will be the keynote speaker.