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Gwen Wrich Locker

Gwen Wrich

Contact Information

Phone 319-269-1568 (cell)

Email gwrich@agwsr.org

Room (varies per bldg)

 

Educational Background

High School – Millard High School- Class of 77’

College – Methodist Hospital School of Nursing- Class of 1980

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 1981

SkyMed Helicopter Triage & Transport, 1981

Career and Technical License, Health Occupations: Nurses Aide, 1997

College- Iowa State University, Health Occupations, 1998

College- University of Nebraska, Community Health, 2000

 

Teaching/Professional experience

Methodist Hospital Coronary Unit, Omaha, Nebraska 1980-1981

Children’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, 1981-1987

Children’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, Neonatal-Pediatric Intensive Care, 1981-1986

Children’s SkyMed Helicopter Pediatric Flight Nurse, 1981-1987

Children’s Hospital Pediatric Mentoring Program, 1985-1987

Marshalltown Community Hospital, 1988-1991

Universal Pediatric Services, Home Health Care Nurse for High Risk Peds 1991-1997

AGWSR School Nurse,1997-present

Certified Nurse Aide Vocational Instructor,1997-present

Professional Organization Memberships

Red Cross CPR Instructor

NASN (National Assoc. Of School Nurses)

Teaching Honors

Honored to launch many high school students into the health career field and see them discover the idea that healthcare is one of the most rewarding and one of the most valued professions they can pursue.

Education Bio

I wanted to be a nurse for as long as I could remember while my mother encouraged me to consider teaching. Nursing is one of those career paths that allow you to combine both of those passions.

Personal Bio

Married to a full-time farmer, Wayne. 31 years.

4 children

son: Keith, Physical Therapist, Hampton Iowa, married to Ashley, Vocal Teacher, (currently stay at home mom)

grandson, Bayden, granddaughter, Charlie

daughter: Wendy, special needs (our Queen Wendy pursues full-time rec/leisure activities and prevents slothfulness from her parents…..)

daughter: Laura, deceased

son: Lee, deceased

 

Paragraph Description for each course taught

Nurse Aide Phase IThis course involves 75 hours of training: 30 hours classroom instruction, 15 hours lab training, and 30 hours clinical experience in an intermediate care setting. This class prepares you to take the required state competency tests to be able to work as a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) in Iowa. http://www.iavalley.edu/ivce/certification/directcaregiver.html

 

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