Armenia Williams papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The Armenia Williams papers, 1945-1986, are comprised of course materials for the Atlanta South Side Comprehensive Health Center nurse practioner program and other courses, detailed case studies for proper nursing care for various ailments, ephemeral medical advertisements, and medical pamphlets. Documents pertain to medical procedures and disease management as well as community health planning. The papers also contain drug abuse information and related health articles, nurse practitioner updates on procedures, containing memorandum updates, and notes on medical procedural updates.
- 1945, 1968-2006
- Williams, Armenia Martin (Person)
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Collection is open for research use. Access to some items is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation except in redacted form.
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Biographical Note on Armenia Williams
Armenia Williams was born in 1940. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Emory University (1963) and her Doctor of Public Administration degree at the University of Georgia (1991). After working for Dekalb County (Ga.) she was chief of nursing at the Atlanta Southside Office of Economic Opportunity Center, where she implemented Georgia's first Nurse Practitioner program. From 1973, she was on the faculty of Georgia State University's School of Nursing.
Historical Note About the Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center Nurse Practitioner program
In December 1970, the first class of registered nurses at Atlanta Southside Comprehensive Health Center began a program designed to expand their nursing skills and knowledge. Programs utilize the expanded registered nurse practitioner role. The program has received both local and national recognition as a certified training program. The purpose of the program is to provide the opportunity for nursing practice aimed at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention using the nursing process with families, groups, and communities, experiencing simple to complex health problems as client systems.
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Language of Materials
Armenia Williams (1940-) was chief of nursing at the Atlanta Southside Office of Economic Opportunity Center, where she implemented Georgia's first Nurse Practitioner program. From 1973, she was on the faculty of Georgia State University's School of Nursing. Her papers comprise course materials, detailed case studies for proper nursing care for various ailments, ephemeral medical advertisements, and medical pamphlets.
Organization of the Papers
Organized in four series: (1) Nurse Practitioner Program, (2) Community Health Nursing Materials, (3) Course work and Supporting Materials, (4) Artifacts.
Donated by Armenia Williams, May 2008.
Processed by Hannah Hanna at the item level, April 2018.
- Nursing textbooks deaccessioned
- Armenia Williams:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University
- Hannah Hanna and Hilary Morrish
- May 2018
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