Joan Mader
Phone: 409-944-1384 Position: Adjunct - Nursing 
Office: R-282 Title: Adjunct - Nursing
Email: jmadder@gc.edu   Search for Classes

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
Academic Degree Degree/course credits – Date     Other Qualifications
The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston Nursing Education Master - 05/04/1984 RN- Licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing
Indiana University Nursing Bachelor - 6/1968
EMG Perinometry Course Perry Institute Perineometrist Certificate -04/05/1993
Southern Methodist University Meadows School Biofeedback Certificate - 12/1991 

POSITIONS HELD
Galveston College 8/2012 - Adjunct Instructor
Galveston College 08/2009 - 8/2012 Hall Professor Provide technical and teaching support services to a dedicated computer lab for nursing and allied health students.
Galveston College 08/2005 - Current Instructor of Nursing Have taught in the ADN and LVN programs teaching pharmacology, pathophysiology, online medical terminology, online anatomy and physiology for Allied Health, Fundamentals of Nursing, Pediatrics, Nursing skills, LVN, Transition to registered Nurse, Mental Health Nursing.
Various Houston/Galveston area attorneys 10/1991 - 06/2005 Private practice Nedico-legal Nurse Consultant Investigation and evaluation of care rendered to residents of long term care facilities responsible for summative reports depositions expert opinions
College of the Mainland 08/1997 - 05/2000 Assistant Professor Instructor in Associate Degree Nursing Program. Areas of instruction: pharmacology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, mental health, nursing curriculum development, faculty advisor for Student Nurse Association on local and statewide levels, developed online testing and internet courses, coordinstor of individual learning mentoring program, member of Foundation Board faculty senate
Celeste Healthcare LaPorte and Austin, Texas 02/1996 - 04/1996 Director of Hospice Programs Responsible for start-up and management of Medicare certified hospice program
Private practice as Biofeedback Therapist 08/1990 - 10/1995 Biofeedback Therapist Working in conjuction with physicians in the department of family medicine at UTMB, worked with clients having hypertension, urinary incontinence and myofacial pain, teaching the use of self regulatory techniques
University of Texas Medical Branch 11/1994 - 09/1995 Hospice Program Manager Responsible for start-up and management of Medicare certified hospice program. The program was disbanded when it lost its UTMB budget allocation in 9/1995
United States Navy 09/1969 - 06/1990 Officer in Navy Nurse Corp Served as a staff nurse and charge nurse on enlisted and SOQ medical wards. Administrative and patient care duties. Medical training of corpsmen pending their deployments to Viet Nam

PUBLICATIONS
The Importance of Hope 12/1988 RN Journal of Professional Nursing Brief discussion of the healing power of hope
5 Day survival skills workshop significantly improves nursing students' academic performance NISOD: the international conference on teaching Presented a breakout session about the results of a study funded by Achieving the Dream Award
Updated 8/9/2012 - Content Author duyehara