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Branstetter, Ellamae

Abstract Video History interview with Ellamae Branstetter, College of Nursing. Ella discusses helping set up the Nursing program with two others in 1957 and later setting up the Master's Degree Program. Ella grew up in Oklahoma and eventually got her nursing BS degree in 1944. She worked as a nurse in various locations, including stints with Indian Services Hospital and Visiting Nurse Service in Arizona. She earned her Master’s Degree in 1957 and her PHD in 1967. During her tenure at ASU Ella taught classes, founded and was director of a clinic in Scottsdale, and one summer helped train Bolivian Peace Corps Volunteers. Ella felt strongly that nurses needed a broad education and she was a strong advocate of advanced broad learning for nurses
Table of Contents Early Life (1922-1944)
Early Career (1944-1957)
Coming to ASU (1957)
BS & MS Programs
1. BS Nursing Program (1957/58
2. Doctoral Degree (1962-1967)
3. Graduate Program (1967)
Activities, Goals, Programs, Students
1. Training Peace Corps Volunteers
2. Career Goals
3. Scottsdale Clinic (1975)
4. Nursing Program Students
Reflections and Advice
1. ASU Downtown & West Campus
2. Nursing Shortage
3. Changes to nursing school
4. ASU Memories
5. Advice
Created Date 2007-01-29
Contributor Stevenson, Pam (Interviewer) / Agave Productions (Contractor) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Campuses / West / Downtown / Founding Programs
Series Faculty, Nursing
Type Moving Image
Extent 91 minutes
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Citation Branstetter, Ellamae. Interview. 29 Jan. 2007. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents.
Note Pam Stevenson, Editor; Manny Garcia, Videographer; Bob Francis, Chair Video History Project.
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  Ellamae Branstetter interview, 2007
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  Early Life
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  Early Career
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  Coming to ASU
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  BS & MS Programs
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  Activities Goals Programs Students
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