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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Nursing Instructor Barbara Gibbs has been appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners.
The appointment is for six years. The board reviews complaints regarding licensed practical nurses and decides on disciplinary actions that can range from suspensions, license revocations or other recommendations.
A former instructor in practical nursing for three tears with Northshore Technical Community College, Gibbs joined the Southeastern faculty in January last year. She has served as a staff nurse at North Oaks Medical Center and as the nurse educator at Lallie Kemp Hospital in Independence.
Gibbs holds both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in nursing from Southeastern. She is a resident of Hammond.