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CURRICULUM VITAE

Joyce Victor, PhDc, RN-BC, CHSE-A

 

Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

joyce.victor@wilkes.edu

 

Education

 

PhD in Nursing. May 2014.

Dissertation topic: Effects of an Experiential Learning Model for Simulation Design on Clinical Nursing Judgment Development in Pre-Licensure Baccalaureate Nursing Students

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Master of Science in Nursing.  May 2010.

Administrative Track. Scholarly project: Using Clinical Simulation to Evaluate Clinical Judgment in Baccalaureate Nursing Students

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

Master of Arts in Creative Writing.  May 2007.

Focus on fiction and creative non-fiction. Capstone project: Memoir: You’re Not Dead ‘til I Say You’re Dead.

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

Master of Health Administration.  May 1991

Capstone project: Advance Directives and Living Wills: Policies and Politics.

Oral capstone presentation: Addressing the Nursing Shortage

Completed oral and written comprehensives with distinction

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing.  May 1987

Graduated with honors

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

Diploma in Nursing.  May 1985

NPW-Pittston School of Nursing

Records at King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

 

Experience

 

Assistant Professor, Nursing, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

August 2014 to present

 

Director, Clinical and Simulation-based Learning, School of Nursing, Wilkes University, August 2015-present

Responsible for directing all activities for clinical and simulation-based experiences for graduate and undergraduate programs. Oversee coordination of student services, clinical contracts, and simulation-based learning.

Director, Clinical Nursing Simulation Center, August 2006-2015

Director, Nursing Learning Resource Center, August 2004 to 2006

Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Responsible for designing simulation experiences and directing activities of faculty, staff and students to ensure proper preparation of students for entry into clinical nursing practice

 

Coordinator, Educational Services, Mercy Health Partners

May 1993 to August 2004, Part Time (0.5 FTE)

April 1990 to May 1993, Full Time

Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating educational experiences for health care staff.  Served as Training Center Coordinator under contractual agreement with American Heart Association. 

 

Administrative Supervisor, Nursing Service

July 1989 to April 1990

Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Responsible for coordinating nursing activities throughout hospital on 3-11 shift

 

RN, Progressive Care Unit

May 1989 to July 1989

Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

 

RN, Special Care Unit, July 1986 to May 1989

RN, 2-North Medical-Surgical Unit, September 1985 to July 1986

GN, 2-North Medical-Surgical Unit, June 1985 to September 1985

Nanticoke State General Hospital

Currently Mercy Special Care Hospital, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

 

Licensure

 

Professional Nurse

Registered in state of Pennsylvania. 

September 1985 through present

Certifications

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center

RN-BC.

Board Certified in Nursing Professional Development, July 1993 to present

 

Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

CHSE-A

Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, January 2014 to present

Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced, July 2016 to present

 

American Heart Association

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and First Aid Provider, Instructor and Regional Faculty

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider, Instructor and Regional Faculty

            Served as National Faculty June 2005-June 2009

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider, Instructor and Regional Faculty

 

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

CCRN Alumnae

Certified in Critical Care Nursing, July 1988 through September 2006.

Alumni status October 2006-2015

 

 

Professional Memberships and Offices Held

 

American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Member of national association (AACN) and Luzerne-Lackawanna Chapter (LLAACN) since 1987.

LLAACN Board Member.  July 2000 to 2005

LLAACN President.  July 1994-1995.  July 1999-2000

LLAACN President –elect.  July 1993-1994.  July 1998-1999

 

American Heart Association

Eastern Pennsylvania-Delaware-New Jersey Region.

Member Emergency Cardiac Care Committee. 2015-present

Eastern Pennsylvania Delaware Region.

Member Emergency Cardiac Care Committee. 1999-2011.

Program Development Committee. 2015-present

Luzerne County Chapter. Board member 1999-2009

 

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL)

Member since 2006

Member Subcommittee for writing and publishing Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Design

 

Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

Member since 2014

 

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Leadership Succession Chair. Zeta Psi Chapter. 2016-present.

Member of international society and Zeta Psi Chapter since 1987, Epsilon Phi Chapter since 2011.

 

Presentations

 

Podium Presenter, International Nurses Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), Examining relationships between clinical judgment and performance, 16th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Washington, DC:  June 2017.

Poster Presenter. Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). An interprofessional simulation for child abuse reporting. International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA: January 2016.

 

Interviewee. Online podcast. Simulation in Nursing Education. Nurse Educator. Interviewed by Dr. Marilyn F. Oermann, Editor-in-Chief. July 2015

 

Podium Presenter, Northeast Pennsylvania Collaborative, Child Abuse Reporting Interprofessional Simulation Based Learning.  NEPA Interprofessional Education Coalition, Scranton, PA:  May 2015.

 

Podium Presenter, Podium Presenter, Pennsylvania Higher Education in Nursing Association (Phensa), Using theory-based simulation design to improve clinical judgment and simulation performance. Phensa Annual Meeting, Harrisburg, PA:  April 2015.

 

Podium Presenter, NEPA Nursing  Collaborative. Using a theory-based simulation design to improve clinical judgment and performance, NEPA Nursing Educational Collaborative, East Stroudsburg, PA:  October 2014

 

Podium Presenter, International Nurses Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), Using a theory-based simulation design to improve clinical judgment and performance, 13th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Orlando, FL:  June 2014.

 

Poster Presenter, American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), “Facilitation of interprofessional education among student health professionals using human patient simulation, AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education. Chicago, IL: July 2013.

 

Podium Presenter, International Nurses Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), “Improving the odds: Developing readiness for entry into professional nursing practice, 9th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, Las Vegas, NE:  June 2010.

 

Poster Presenter, International Nurses Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL), “Using Benner and Bloom to set level-appropriate objectives for clinical simulation, 8th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference, St. Louis, MO:  June 2009.

 

Panel Presenter, Wilkes University Creative Writing Program Sampler, “A Not so Christmas Carol”, Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference & Book fair, Atlanta, GA: March 2007.

 

Panel Presenter, Pennsylvania &EPA-Delaware Regions, “ECC Instructor Development Seminar,” American Heart Association Atlantic Territory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2005.

 

Presenter, Nurse Practitioners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, “Interpreting 12-lead EKGs,” Primary Care Update, Scranton, Pennsylvania, April 2004.

 

Presenter, Luzerne-Lackawanna Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, “Transitioning from novice to expert,” LLAACN’s Perspectives ’03, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, April, 2003.

 

Presenter, Nurse Practitioners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, “Advanced EKG,” Primary Care Update, Scranton, Pennsylvania, April 2003.

 

Presenter, Sixth Annual Pennsylvania Health Educators Institute, “Department-based orientation program for healthcare providers: meeting JCAHO requirements,” Pennsylvania’s Health Educators’ Sixth Annual Conference, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, March, 1996.

 

Course Coordinator and Presenter, Basic Critical Care Course, Mercy Health Partners, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1990 to 2004.

 

 

Publications

 

Books:

Victor, J. (2017) You're Not Dead 'til I Say You're Dead. Northampton House Press.

Invited publication:

Victor-Chmil, J. (2015). Prebriefing in simulation-based learning experiences. Nurse Educator, (41)2, 1-2.

 

Invited publication:

Lioce, L. Meakim, C.H., Fey, M.K., Chmil, J.V., Mariani, B, Alinier, G., (2015) STANDARDS OF BEST PRACTICE: Simulation Standard IX: DESIGN. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. July 2015, 309-315.

 

Victor, J., Ruppert, W., Ballasy, S. (2017) Examining Relationships Between Clinical Nursing Judgment and Performance. Nurse Educator (42)3, xx-xx.

 

Victor-Chmil, J. and Foote, E. (2016). An interprofessional simulation for child abuse reporting. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, (12)3, 69-73.

 

Victor-Chmil, J., Turk, M., Adamson, K.A., Larew, C. (2015) Effects of an Experiential Learning Simulation Design on Clinical Nursing Judgment Development. Nurse Educator, (40)5, 1-5.

 

Bolesta, S. and Chmil, J.V. (2014) Interprofessional education among student health professionals using human patient simulation. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 78(5), 94. doi: 10.5688/ajpe78594.   

 

Victor-Chmil, J. and Larew, C. (2013), Psychometric properties of the Lasater Clinical Judgment Rubric. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship (10)1, 1-8.

 

Victor-Chmil, J., (2013), Critical Thinking versus Clinical Reasoning versus Clinical Nursing Judgment: Differential Diagnosis. Nurse Educator (38)1, 34-36.

 

Chmil, J. Founded and served as editor and contributor for monthly regional education information publication. Educational Bulletin, Mercy Health Partners, June 1990 through December 1997.

           

Chmil, J (1994)Tips for a successful program, AACN Chapter Connections, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, October, 1994.

 

Chmil, J. and Ives, R. (1996) Regionalization of Hospital-Based Educational Services, EdCetra, American Society for Healthcare Education and Training, 1 (4), November, 1996.

 

Chmil, J. (2005). The Green Canoe, Manuscript, Wilkes University, Spring, 2005. (Fiction entry)

 

Chmil, J. (2006). My First Cars: A Recipe for Disaster, Manuscript, Wilkes University, Fall, 2005.  (Creative Non-Fiction entry)

 

 

Awards & Other

 

Distinguished Dissertation Award. Winner. 2015. Duquesne University School of Nursing.

 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing Innovations in Education Award. Small School category.

 

Cardiovascular Care Giver of the Year

American Heart Association, Luzerne Chapter, September 2002

 

Reader.   James Jones First Novel Fellowship.  2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

 

The O’Hop Family Scholarship Recipient 2009

Awarded for excellence in academic pursuits, co-curricular activities, community service, and campus leadership.

 

Reviewer.

Critical Care Nurse. American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). 2014

 

International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2014.

 

Nurse Educator, 2013-present