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Joan Melzer

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Associate Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing and Allied Health
316-942-4291 ext. 2268
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Office: E227
|Nursing

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Tenured faculty with over 30 years of teaching experience in BSN programs. Clinical experience as staff nurse, charge nurse, house supervisor, in-service educator and childbirth educator for Via Christi Hospitals. 2003, 2006-2009 served as RN Item Writer and on the Exam Review Committee for CGFNS in Philadelphia, PA. Selected by the NCSBN to serve as RN NCLEX Item Writer for Pearson/VUE in Chicago 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017 and 2018. BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications.

MN MS APRN-CNS RNC-MNN
Education:

Wichita State University

MN (Nursing), 1979  

 

Kansas State University

MS (Education), 1977

 

Kansas Newman College

BA (Psychology), 1975

 

St Francis Hospital School of Nursing

Diploma (Nursing), 1970

Areas of Expertise:
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Research Interest:
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
Recognition & Awards:
  • 2006 Kansas AWHONN "Nurse of the Year"
  • Award 2011 Tenure at Newman University
  • 2013 Faculty Excellence Award (Newman University)