Joy Bliss Ph.D, RN

School of Nursing - Department of Nursing

EDUCATION:  

  • PhD Walden University, Edina, Minnesota  
  • MSc Cardinal Stritch University, Edina, Minnesota  
  • BSN University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada 

 

BIOGRAPHY: 

  • My name is Joy Bliss. I am a registered Metis Indian from Canada. I have been a nurse in various roles in Canada and the US, from Renal Transplant, Flight nurse in an northern Isolation hospital, and helped set up a 5 bed ICU, NICU, Float nurse, Clinical Development Nurse for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head Nurse Post-Partum and Nursey (100 beds & 70 staff,) CEO/COO of a Plastic & Laser Surgery Center in Honolulu Hawaii and Laser Consultant/trainer as well as  Director of Marketing in a Pediatric Hospital. I have been an Adjunct Professor first with Chaminade University since 2014 and most recently with HPU. I have taught OBS & Pediatrics, Primary Care and Leadership, EBP & Research. I have had the privilege of taking nursing students on an International Clinical Immersion to Chuuk, Micronesia. I have also been Program director for a HRSA grant where I assisted in creating a summer session course on “Primary care in the community for the Underserved Populations” in the Hawaiian Islands for a BSN Program.  

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:  

Research, Leadership & Public Speaking

 Obstetrics and Pediatrics

Primary Care in the Underserved Populations

  • Plastic and Laser Surgery
  • Online teaching  
  • Evidence Based Practice  

Film and video production

        

PERSONAL INTEREST: 

  • Wife and mother, pianist, alpine & cross-country skier, certified scuba diver, and Dragon Boat Paddler. 

 

PRESENtations, Abstracts, Publications and Video/movies

2020 – Civility in Nursing.” Chaminade University of Honolulu, Faculty of Nursing Adjunct Faculty Orientation Presentation. January 6, 2020. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2020- Faculty Mentor – HANA “Hawaii Association of Nurse Anesthetists” – Chaminade Nursing Students Poster presentation on Civility in Nursing.” Jeffrey Chen, Kelsea Hernadez Spencer lee, Noelina Tiaseu, Kelcee Santos, Viviane Vercuz, Mica Mariano, Victoria Miller, Tiffany Trujillo

 

2019 –– “ 7 Habits of Highly Effective Clinical Adjuncts.” Chaminade University of Honolulu, Faculty of Nursing Adjunct Faculty Orientation Presentation. August 19, 2019. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2019- Faculty Mentor – “Na Liko Na’auao” The Seventeenth Annual Chaminade University  Celebration of Student Research. The Hawaii Opioid Crisis and Economic Impact 2019. Jael Caoile, Daniel Kim, William Ham, David Peterson, Hannah Soria, Romina Layug, Macaela Mariano

 

2019 - Faculty Mentor – HANA Conference “Hawaii Association of Nurse Anesthetists” – Chaminade Nursing Student Poster presentation on The Hawaii Opioid Crisis 2019. Jael Caoile, Daniel Kim, William Ham, David Peterson, Hannah Soria, Romina Layug, Macaela Mariano

 

2018  “Preparing Graduates for Roles in Community-based Nursing Practice” (HRSA- NEPQR Grant: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings Program (BPCS), 2018 ACHNE (Association of Community Health Nursing Educators) 2018 ACHNE Annual Institute: Celebrating the Past, Envisioning the Future. June 8, 2018. New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

2018- Faculty Mentor – “Na Liko Na’auao” The Sixteenth Annual Chaminade University Celebration of Student Research. The Hawaii Opioid Crisis and Economic Impact. Mitnework Vanover, Michael Corpus, Jael Caoile, Alfiya Mityukova, Krissie Morris & Erin Au Sue

 

2018- Faculty Mentor – HANA “Hawaii Association of Nurse Anesthetists” – Chaminade Nursing Students Poster presentation on The Hawaii Opioid Crisis. Mitnework Vanover, Luke Batoon, Michael Corpus, Jael Caoile, Alfiya Mityukova, Krissie Morris

 

2018- Imovie presentation HANA (Hawaii Association of Nurse Anesthetists)

 

2017- Faculty Mentor – “Na Liko Na’auao” The Fifteenth Annual Chaminade University Celebration of Student Research. Marianist Mindfulness.  Mitnework Vanover, Michael Corpus, Alfiya Mityukova, Krissie Morris, Nhikki Scharkof, Taylor Trugillo

 

  

Publications

Book

Caputy, G.G. and Bliss, J.A. 2002 Cosmetic Surgery Today: Reveal the Beauty Within. Orange, California: MWP Media Publisher.

Journal Articles

Bliss, J.A. and G.G. Caputy. 1996.  The business education of Canadian plastic surgeons. The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery 4:65-70.

Bliss, J.A. and G.G. Caputy. 1995.  The business acumen of Canadian plastic surgeons.  A Special Topic in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 96(2):469-478.

Bliss, J.A. 1990 & 1991.  A Series of Articles: U.S. and Canada; Shared Issues and Trends.

                   The Health Care Crisis.

                   Marketing in Health Care

                   Issues in Free Trade

          The Walden University Bulletin, XI(I, II, III): 4, 3, 5.

Bliss, J.A. 1985. A sibling program: Concept to reality. I.C.N. Abstracts, 11: 27-32.

Bliss, J.A. 1980. Sibling classes promote family bonding. Dimensions in Health Service, November: 30-31.

Bliss, J.A. 1980. New baby in the family. The Canadian Nurse, October: 42-43.

 

Joy Bliss

Assistant Professor
Ph.D, RN

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