Joan Connors

Interim Director of Nursing, BSN, Nursing

Phone: 863.292.3769
Internal Extension: 5631
Email: jconnors@polk.edu
Office: WSC-103, Winter Haven
Station: 14

Classroom Technology
Innovation Research
PAL Certification
Technology Attendance

Education
Associate of Science in Nursing, Polk State College (Polk Community College at the time)
Master of Science in Nursing with focus in Nursing Education, Florida Southern College
Doctor in Educational Leadership student, Southeastern University

Service
Member of National League for Nursing
Member of Sigma Theta Tau International
Member Phi Kappa Phi
Faith Community Nurse Educator

Certifications/Area of expertise
Nursing student anxiety
Spirituality in Nursing

Publications

Good, P., & Connors, J. M. (2021) Reflections: The power of patient connections to deliver emotional and spiritual care.

Stolzman, K., & Connors, J. M. (2020). Implementing a Comfort Care Cart. Dimensions of Critical Care. 

Connors, J.M., (2017) Dissertation: (2017). Evaluating the Impact of Key Phrases and Caring Behaviors(C). ProQuest.

Connors, J. M., Good, P., & Gollery, T. J. (2017). Using Innovative teaching strategies Nurse Educator.

Connors, J. M. (2009) Making your educational journey SMART StuNurse