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Joyce University Community Learning Series

Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences is proud to present a continuing education lecture series designed to provide students and members of the public with the latest insights and trends in healthcare. This series is a unique opportunity to learn from expert faculty and practitioners who are at the forefront of their fields.

Our lectures cover a wide range of topics in healthcare, including the latest advances in nursing practice, healthcare management, public health, professionalism, personal development, and more. The series is designed to be accessible to learners of all levels, from novice to expert, and we encourage participants to ask questions and engage in lively discussions with our speakers.

Whether you are a student pursuing a degree in healthcare or a member of the public interested in learning more about the healthcare industry, our lecture series has something to offer. Our speakers are drawn from our expert faculty and community partners and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help you stay at the forefront of the healthcare field.

Join us for an enlightening and engaging series of lectures that will expand your knowledge, enhance your skills, and help you achieve your professional and personal goals in healthcare.


Past Lectures


Mastering Stress: Techniques for Improved Health and Well-being
Cory Meyer | December 19, 2023

Join us for an engaging lecture as we delve into the world of stress reduction. Discover the impact of stress on our physical, mental, and emotional well-being, and learn effective techniques to combat it. Through insightful discussions and practical exercises, we will explore proven strategies to alleviate tension and enhance overall health. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable tools for mastering stress and achieving a greater sense of well-being.

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Health Disparities in Communities
Ebony Fisher | October 17, 2023

This enlightening presentation explores how nurses can recognize and understand the social determinants contributing to health care disparities, empowering them to eliminate these inequalities in our communities. Open to both students and the public, this transformative lecture offers practical strategies for nurses to become agents of change in fostering equal access to quality healthcare for all individuals, regardless of their socio-economic background. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the solution and bridge the gap in our healthcare system.

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Unleashing Potential: Mastery Learning for Personalized Education
Dr. Cathy Dolan | September 19, 2023

Explore the dynamic world of Mastery Learning in this captivating lecture. Discover how this personalized teaching and learning strategy, reminiscent of the “flipped classroom” model, shifts the focus from rigid timelines to content mastery. By embracing Mastery Learning, learners progress at their own pace, guided by experienced faculty, to achieve a profound understanding of the subject matter. Unleash your potential through this innovative approach that revolutionizes traditional education and empowers individuals to excel in their educational journey.

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Clinical Judgement Measurement Model
Dr. Kari Luoma | July 18, 2023

Join us for a webinar with Dr. Kari Luoma, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Programs at Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, as she explores the key elements of the Clinical Judgment Measurement Model (CJMM). The focus of this session is understanding the importance of the iterative clinical judgment process for making safe, effective, client care decisions.  Dr. Luoma will provide us with the details of the clinical judgment process.

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Transition from student to Professional Nurse
Dr. Clancey Sollis | June 20, 2023

Transitioning from a nursing student to a nurse can be scary. There are so many things that we don’t know that we don’t know when we are new graduate nurses. Come listen to Dr. Clancey Sollis to discuss the stages of transitioning from student to nurse, some healthy coping mechanisms to keep from getting burned out, and integrate further into the nursing profession.

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Emotional Intelligence
Dr. Carrie Leone | May 16, 2023

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage our own emotions, as well as the emotions of other people. It involves emotional awareness, the ability to identify and name our own emotions, the ability to use our emotions and apply them to thinking and problem-solving, and the ability to manage and regulate our own emotions.

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Cultural Competence in Nursing
Daniel Wakamatsu | April 18, 2023

During this presentation, we will discuss what cultural competency means, review available literature relevant to nursing, and identify ways to effectively communicate and care for diverse populations.

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Dr. Jaimee Kastler | March 21, 2023

Join us for a webinar with Dr. Jaimee Kastler, Nursing Programs Quality Manager at Joyce University of Nursing and Health Sciences, as she delves into the future of the NCLEX-RN. This evolving assessment tool for nursing licensure is launching its next generation format this year and Dr. Kastler is here to guide us through the changes that lie ahead.

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Team-Based Approaches to Sports Injury Management
Dr. Jordan Utley | February 21, 2023

Dr. Jordan Utley, Corporate Education Director at Pima Medical Institute (PMI) will highlight contemporary sports injuries including uncommon injuries (Commotio Cordis) and common acute and chronic injuries experienced by active populations. In addition, a special focus on recognition and treatment of post-concussion symptoms (formerly referred to as post-concussion syndrome) will be included, alongside a discussion of contemporary interprofessional, team-based care.

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