Joyce DeWitt

Role: Retired
Campus: West Plains



  • MSN, University Of Central Arkansas (1990)
  • BSN, University Of Central Arkansas (1983)


  • Registered Nurse (RN) - Arkansas Compact
  • Missouri Teacher's Certification (Lifetime)


Fall 2016

NUR 204 Nursing Systems for Adult Client II

Professional experience

Campus Service

  • Student Advising and Registration (STAR) Advisor
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) for protection of human subjects - campus representative
  • Student Nurses' Association (SNA) Faculty Advisor


  • National League for Nursing

Professional Interest

  • Illness Prevention
  • Wellness Promotion

Research and professional interests


  • Student-to-Faculty Rations, Teaching Loads, and Salaries in Associate Degree Nursing Programs in the Central United States, Teaching and Learning in Nursing, Jan. 07, p. 17-21

Other interests

Community Service

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Basic Life Support Instructor
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC) Program Evaluator
  • National League for Nursing (NLN) Ambassador
  • Heartsaver First Aid Instructor
  • Heartsaver Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Instructor
  • Missionette Coordinator for Viola Assembly of God

Personal Interests

  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Recruiting students for nursing careers

Awards and honors

  • President's Volunteer Service Award
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers (1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2009)