Dr. Joosse research focuses on improving the lives of those suffering from cognitive impairment as the result of chronic and acute confusion (Dementia/Delirium) by furthering our understanding of the impact it has on quality of life and care. Her dissertation study focused on the impact of the environmental influences of sound on those suffering from dementia while living in nursing homes. Prior to joining the faculty, she has provided project management and research support for a variety of externally funded projects, including work in information technology, clinical decision support, and interventional studies.
ADN, Waukesha Technical College
BSN, Concordia-Mequon Wisconsin
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
She currently teaches Concepts of Health care of the Adult within the undergraduate nursing curriculum
Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 9/05-5-06
- Undergraduate long-term care and acute-care clinical. Lead and mentored junior level nursing students in 9-week clinical nursing experience. Graded written and clinical work.
- Undergraduate lecture-Practice, Research, and Leadership Development II. Lectured 16 week class room course. Graded written work, presentations, and student participation.
- Undergraduate lecture-Introduction to Nursing Research. Online 16 week course. Facilitated online discussion, mentored students with research projects, graded papers, and proctored testing.