Vickie VanDeventer

Adjunct Instructor
Director of Emergency Management

Phone:
(812) 855-7980
Email:
vlvandev@indiana.edu
Room Number:
SPEA 412

Education

  • M.S., Nursing, Ball State University, 2009
  • M.P.H., Indiana University, 2006
  • B.S., Nursing, Indiana University, 1984

Biography

Vickie VanDeventer graduated from Indiana University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and in 2006 with a Master's Degree in Public Health. She received family nurse practitioner certification in 2009.

She has been a nurse at Bloomington Hospital for over 27 years, currently filling the role of director of emergency management. She has served on the governor's advisory committee for hospital preparedness, which is the Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness Planning Committee, and is on the state advisory committee for Altered Standards of Care and the Emergency Preparedness Committee for the Indiana Rural Health Association. She served as the coordinator for hospital preparedness for public health district 8. She is active on the local level and is a member of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

She has presented multiple abstracts at state and national conferences, and has published three articles. She was a fellow in 2005-06 Mid-America Regional Public Health Leadership Institute. She is an adjunct professor for the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.

Highlights

  • Director of Emergency Management, Bloomington Hospital, June 1984-present
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2006-present
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Bloomington Meadows Hospital, 2011-present
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, First Health Care, 2010-11
  • Infection Control Practitioner, December 1996-November 2009
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, December 2009
  • Re-certification for Infection Control and Epidemiology, November 2004
  • Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology, June 1999

Selected Works

  • "Infection Control and Physician Offices: Acing a JCAHO Survey," Infection Control Today 6:24 (2002)
  • "Surgical Site Infections," Infection Control Today 4:22-24 (2000)
  • "Endoscopic vein harvesting decreases leg infections," (with S. McGary) American Journal of Infection Control 27:214-215 (1999)

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