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The Loss of a Nursing Leader: Laura Poe

Posted over 5 years ago by Wendy Rusin

We are sad to report that Laura Poe, former Bureau Manager of the Utah Board of Nursing, died peacefully this afternoon following a short term illness. Laura significantly impacted the nursing profession in this state for the past twenty years. She come up with the concept of the RN Nurse Compact and was the driving force behind the APRN compact making UT the first state to join. 

Funeral arrangements are as follows: 

Viewing: Sunday April 22, 2012 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm 

Memorial Estates - 6500 South Redwood Road 

Viewing: Monday April 23, 2012 1:00 p.m. 

Memorial Estates - 6500 South Redwood Road 

Funeral: Monday April 23, 2012 2:00 p.m. 

Memorial Estates - 6500 South Redwood Road 

Her obituary is due to come out on Friday.