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Joyce Schumann Polster

Joyce Schumann Polster, American nurse educator. Certified community health nurse, gerontological nurse, nursing administrator. Named Volunteer of the Year, American Red Cross, Amarillo chapter, 1987. Member Board Christian Education, Trinity Lutheran School, since 1995. Member Texas Nurses Association (District II board directors, secretary/editor 1992-1993), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Polster, Joyce Schumann was born on December 20, 1943 in Vernon, Texas, United States. Daughter of John Jay and Alice (Schoppa) Schumann.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Nursing, Wichita General Hospital, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1964. Bachelor of science in nursing, West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1978. MSN, West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1982.

    Career

    • Office nurse English & Hunt Clinic, Lubbock, Texas, 1965-1966. Nurse/educator Lubbock Indiana School Vocational Nursing, 1967-1970. Field, clinic nurse Amarillo (Texas) Bi-City-County Health Department, 1977-1978.

      Charge nurse/nurse manager High Plains Baptist Hospital, Amarillo, 1979-1981. Nurse/educator Northwest Texas Hospital school Nursing, 1982-1984, West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Canyon, 1984-1991, Amarillo College, since 1992. Consultant Otter-Tern, Inc., Amarillo, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified community health nurse, gerontological nurse, nursing administrator.

    Works

    • Designer/author: (software) Examplan: Analysis of Nursing Exam, 1987. Designer/editor: (software) Examplan: Analysis, 1991, Examplan Version 2. 0, 1993, Examplan Version 3.

      0, 1996. Author: (booklets) Examplannn - User Documentation, 1993, Examplan - User Guide, 1996.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Board Christian Education, Trinity Lutheran School, since 1995. Member Texas Nurses Association (District II board directors, secretary/editor 1992-1993), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Duane L. Polster, August 7, 1965. Children: Matthew S., Ryan W., Emmet L.
    • father: John Jay Schumann
    • mother: Alice (Schoppa) Schumann
    • spouse: Duane L. Polster
    • children: Matthew S. Polster
    • Ryan W. Polster
    • Emmet L. Polster
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    Born December 20, 1943
    (age 73)
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