Faculty Bio

Jocelyn Nelms

College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

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Jocelyn Nelms is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona. She also earned a Master of Science with an emphasis in Nursing Education from Grand Canyon University. During her 13+ years of experience, she worked as critical care nurse, camp nurse, and a travel nurse. Jocelyn has 4+ years of experience in nursing education and her focus shifted from simulation to didactic in 2009. She would like to encourage others to bridge the gap between academia and practice by bringing clinical into the classroom through online simulation, unfolding case studies and the use of electronic medical records. Jocelyn's passion is simulation, as she has presented at national simulation conferences and is the co-chair for the education committee for the Arizona Simulation Network.