ABOUT THE WOMEN'S HEART FOUNDATION
Kathleen B. Williamson, MS, RNC, FAACVPR
Kathleen B. Williamson,
MS, RNC, FAACVPR - Internet Committee
Master of ScienceUniversity of Delaware, Newark, Delaware December 1987 Achievement: Sigma Theta Tau - International Honor Society of Nursing
Bachelor of Science in NursingLaSalle University, Philadelphia,PA May 1983 Secretary of the Registered Nurses Organization - Instrumental in stabilizing a beginning organization. Nominee for the Departmental Distinguished Student Award at graduation
DiplomaGermantown Hospital and Medical Center School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 1979
CARDIOPULMONARY FITNESS AND REHABILITATION
CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS COORDINATOR
PART-TIME STAFF NURSE
SENIOR LEVEL FACULTY MEMBER
PART-TIME FACULTY MEMBER
PART-TIME STAFF NURSE - CARDIAC CARE UNIT
STAFF NURSE - CARDIAC CARE UNIT
STAFF NURSE - TELEMETRY UNIT
STAFF NURSE - MEDICAL/SURGICAL UNIT
A Comparison of the Preoperative Concerns of Open Heart Surgery Patients and their Significant Others.
Cardiac Rehabilitation - Annual Convention of the New Jersey Society of Medical Assistants, Atlantic City, New Jersey - April 23, 1988.
Effects of Surgery on the Cardiovascular System - Concepts in Surgical Nursing - Mercer Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey - June 8, 1988.
Fitness and Nutrition - A Workshop on Options and Opportunities in Mid-Life Planning, Mercer Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey - March 23, 1990.
Nursing Interest in Research Presentations - Effecting Change Through Nursing Research, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey - May 10, 1991 (Poster Presentation).
How to Identify Spouse Concerns During Rehabilitation - Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Long Beach, California - December 7-8, 1991.
What's New In Cholesterol? - Trends in Critical Care Nursing, American Association of Critical Care Nurses Southeastern PA Chapter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - October 15, 1992.
What's New In Cholesterol? - Nursing Grand Rounds - Mercer Medical Center - February 25, 1993.
Assessing the Cardiac Family: Causes For Concern - Trends in Cardiovascular Nursing - American Association of Critical Care Nurses Southeastern PA Chapter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - March 17,1993.
What's New In Cholesterol? - New Jersey Society of Medical Assistants, 13th Annual Convention, Eatontown, New Jersey - April 16, 1993.
Current Perspectives in Cardiac Rehabilitation - Inservice Training Institute (ITT), Wilmington, Delaware - November 23, 1993.
Regression of Heart Disease: Is It Possible? - 6th Annual Create A Heartier You Lecture Series, Mercer Medical Center - February 14, 1994.
Physiology of Exercise: Application to Nursing Practice - Nursing Grand Rounds, Mercer Medical Center - February 24, 1994.
Unstable Angina: Diagnosis & Management Conference - “Lifestyle Modification: Post Discharge Care“, University of Pennsylvania - October 10, 1994.
Nutrition and the Cardiac Patient - Trends in Critical Care Nursing, American Association of Critical Care Nurses Southeastern PA Chapter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - October 18, 1994.
Exercising Control of Diabetes - Joslin Diabetes Treatment Center - Princeton, New Jersey - November 1, 1994.
Nutrition and the Cardiac Patient - Inservice Training Institute - Delaware Academy of Medicine - Wilmington, Delaware - December 6, 1994.
Exercising Healthy Living - Johnson & Johnson - New Brunswick, New Jersey - February 9, 1995.
Find A Way to the Heart: A Comprehensive Approach to Well Being - Heart Disease Collaboration Network - AACVPR 10th Annual Meeting (Pre-Conference Workshop), Minneapolis, Minnesota - October 12, 1995.
Certification Issues for Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurses - 10th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Minneapolis, Minnesota - October 14, 1995.
Current Perspective in Cardiac Rehabilitation (Keynote Presentation) - 2nd Annual Cardiology Symposium - University of Pennsylvania - April 25, 1996.
Exercise and the Diabetic Patient - Practical Aspects of Diabetes Care and Management, Mercer Medical Center - June 17, 1996.
Additional presentations have been given at community education programs on such topics as diabetes and heart health.
Bradley, K. (1988), “The Expressed Concerns of Persons Scheduled for Open Heart Surgery and Their Significant Others During the Pre-operative Waiting Period “(Abstract) - Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. 8 (10), 392.
Bradley, K. & Williams, D. (1990), “A Comparison of the Preoperative Concerns of the OHS Patients and Their Significant Others“, Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 5(1), 43-53.
Bradley, K. (1991), “Patients and Significant Others' Responses to Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Review of the Literature“, TRIFACTS (TSSCVPR Publication). 2 (3), 3-4.
Bayley, B., Bradley, K., Kotecki, C., Lloyd, M., Lynn-McHale, D., McCauley, K., McNeil, G., Morgan, M., Shaffer, R., Turcke, S.,Wallace, P. (1991), “Nursing Interest in Research Presentations“ (Abstract) Heart & Lung, 20 (3), 297.
Bradley, K. (1994), “Inactivity Ups Heart Disease Risk“, Mercer Business, 70(5)., 34.
Bradley, K. (1996), “Review Article: Coping with Heart Disease Video Series“, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 16 (1).
Williamson, K.(1999), “Inactivity Increases Heart Disease Risk“ The Times, February 23, 1999.
Williamson, K. (2000), “A Change of Heart in the New Millennium“, The Times, February 23, 2000.
Williamson, K. (2000), “A Change of Heart in the New Millennium“ The Trentonian, February 23, 2000.
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Tri-State Society for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (TSSCVPR)
American Association of Critical Care Nurses Southeastern PA Chapter
American Heart Association, Southern Mercer
American Heart Association, New Jersey Affiliate
New Jersey EnvironMentors Project 1998-99
Woman's Heart Foundation Internet Review Committee
St. Cyril Parish Nurse Ministry Program
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