1998 Recipient

Joscelyn Matthewman, Diploma Nursing, 1972

Joscelyn MatthewmanJoscelyn Matthewman graduated from Red River College with a Nursing Diploma in 1972. After receiving her nursing diploma, Joscelyn returned to school and received her Diploma on Critical Care Nursing from the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, in 1974. She went on to study and received a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1979.

In 1981, Joscelyn moved to the Ontario area where she pursued a Masters of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario. After completing graduate studies she began working as a clinical nurse specialist in Toronto at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, responsible for providing nursing care and consultation for cardiology patients. She later worked at Ryerson University as a Faculty Lecturer, coordinating the Collaborative Critical Care program.

From 1990-1994 Joscelyn found an exciting opportunity in Lyon, France, working as a consultant and educator to various schools of Nursing in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg with GRIEPS, a network of nursing care trainers in France.

In 1994, Joscelyn moved to the Republic of Singapore and was employed by the Monash University. She taught and evaluated students undertaking a post-Registered Nursing degree program in Singapore and Malaysia.

In the year 2000, she returned to Canada and is presently working as a Clinical Tutor for the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta, teaching and evaluating 4th year students and is also working as a Registered Nurse at the Grey Nuns’ Hospital in the tertiary palliative care unit in Edmonton.