Thompson Rivers University

Joanne Jones

Name: RN, MSN, CCNE Joanne Jones
Position: Senior Lecturer, Bipartite
Phone: 250-828-5459


Learning strategies and pathophysiology
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Med-surg nursing
Item writing and exam construction

Research Interests

I'm in a non-research role (bipartite) but I have an interest in teaching-learning strategies that engage students with pathophysiology.


1995 MSN from the University of Texas at El Paso
1989 Critical Care Nursing Certificate (Part 1) BCIT
1985 BSN from the University of British Columbia

Awards or Distinctions:
2014 Nominated for CASN Nursing Education Excellence Award
2012 Nominated for the 3M Teaching Award
2011 Awarded CRNBC Award of Excellence in Nursing Education
2009 Awarded Master Teacher Award, Thompson Rivers University
2005 Awarded Teaching Excellence Award, Thompson Rivers University


Most Current Scholarship due to length restrictions of this platform Chapter in a textbook: Jones, J. (2018). Chapter 41 Fecal Elimination. In B. Kozier, G. Erb, A. Berman, S. Snyder, G. Frandse, M. Buck, L. Fergunson, L. Yin, & L. Stamler (Eds), Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts, process, and practice. (4th ed.). (pp. 1183-1218). Toronto: Pearson Canada Testbank development for a textbook: Jones, J. (2018). Testbank in Kozier, B., Erb, G., Berman, A., Snyder, S., Frandse, G., Buck, M., & Ferguson, L., Yin, L., & Stamler, L. (2018). Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing (4th ed.). Toronto: Pearson Canada. Reviewer Chapters in Books: Anderson, R. (2019). Clinical Procedures for Safer Patient Care (TRU edition). Open source textbook. Doyle, G., & McCutcheon, A. BCIT. Chapter 2: Patient Assessment Chapter 10: Tubes and Devices Kozier, B., & Erb, G. (2018). Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing (4th Canadian edition). New Jersey: Pearson. Pagana, K., Pagana, T., & MacDonald, S. (2018). Mosby???s Canadian Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests. (2nd Canadian Edition). Toronto: Elsevier Canada. Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations: Jones, J. & Walker, C. (May 2018). Stop. Motion. Animation. Facilitating Student Learning in a Nursing Pathophysiology Class. Presentation at the 2018 Canadian Nursing Education Conference, Montreal, Canada. May 29, 2018 Jones, J., Anderson, R., & Sullivan, A. (May 2018). More Than We Bargained for ???. The learning outcomes of a simulation intended to enhance student knowledge of respiratory concepts. Mini oral with poster presented at the7th International Nurse Educator Conference, Banff, Canada. May 7, 2018 Workshops presented/facilitated: Jones, J. (2018). Neurophysiology and Learning: How drugs disrupt brain chemistry, mood, and cognitive functions. EDUC 5990: Introduction to Educational Neuroscience. Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC. July 16, 2018. (Invited speaker) Jones, J. (2016). Neurophysiology and Learning. EDUC 5990: Introduction to Educational Neuroscience. Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC. July 13, 2016. (Invited speaker)

Employment History

2005 to present TRU Bipartite Senior Lecturer
1995 to 2005 UCC Nurse Educator
1989 to 1995 Cariboo College Nurse Educator
1989 to 1992 Royal Inland Hospital-Causal Staff Nurse
1988 to 1989 Royal Inland Hospital-Full time nurse
1985 to 1988 Cancer Control Agency of BC Full time staff nurse

Courses Taught

HLSC 2550-Health Science 3: Introduction to Pathophysiology
HLSC 2650-Health Science 4: Pathophysiology
HLSC 3550-Health Science 5: Advanced Pathophysiology
Nurs 2840-Nursing Practice 4
Nurs 2840-Nursing Lab
HLSC 359-Healing/Health Science: Advanced Health Challenges
HLSC 259-Health Science III: Introduction to Pathophysiology
NURS 3740-Nursing Practice 5
Nurs 3740-Nursing Lab
NURS 4210-Nursing Practice 8
NURS 3380- Consolidated Practice Experience 3 (CPE 3)
NURS 218-Nursing Practice III
NURS 218S-Nursing Practice Seminar
NURS 228-Nursing Practice IV
NURS 238-Consolidated Practice Experience II

Professional Affiliations

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia

2010-2012 CRNE Exam Committee
Appointed for a 3 year term

2007-1999 CRNE Exam Item Writing Committee
Appointed for two consecutive 5 year terms


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