Kathryn Mary Tanyuk, RN

Title: Clinical Consultant (Retired)
Company: Hospital for Special Care
Location: Newington, Connecticut, United States

Kathryn Mary Tanyuk, RN, Retired Clinical Consultant at the Hospital for Special Care, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Nurses for dedication, achievements, and leadership in nursing.

A respected and compassionate nursing professional who has garnered more than 40 years of industry experience, Ms. Tanyuk most recently served as a clinical consultant for the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, CT, from 2009 until her retirement in 2015. Prior to this role, she served Bristol Hospital as a clinical educator and staff nurse between 2001 and 2009 and Hartford Hospital in myriad positions, including instructor in the Division of Nursing Education and Research from 1982 to 2000, staff nurse in the coronary intensive care unit from 1981 to 1982, and pediatric cardiology nurse clinician from 1976 to 1981. She commenced her career at Hartford Hospital as an assistant and head nurse of the recovery room in 1972, holding these roles for four years.

A registered nurse in Connecticut, Ms. Tanyuk is certified in continuing education and staff development. She holds a diploma from the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in nursing education from Central Connecticut State University, and a Master of Arts in counseling from the University of Saint Joseph. Alongside her primary endeavors, she has contributed her array of knowledge to the advisory board of the Wilcox College of Nursing. She has also lectured extensively on cardiology to area institutions and conducted multiple workshops in basic and advanced arrhythmia interpretation. In addition, she has maintained affiliation with the American Nurses Association, the National Nursing Staff Development Organization, and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Attributing her success to her many mentors, including Sister Mary at Mercy Hospital, Ms. Tanyuk cites interacting with individual patients and learning from their experiences to be career highlights. In addition, she values the teaching she conducted for the non-licensed personnel for monitor reading as a crowning achievement, as her students appreciated her assistance and said that she made it easy for them to understand the material. In light of her accomplishments, Ms. Tanyuk has been featured in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Nursing, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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