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Ms. Jocelyn Corrao

Ms. Jocelyn Corrao
Clinical Assistant Professor
National University
(310) 662-2118

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Jocelyn Corrao has been part of the Nursing Department since June 2009. Her areas of expertise include Leadership and Management, Health Assessment, Fundamentals, and Medical-Surgical nursing courses. She was instrumental in implementing Simulation Learning at the Los Angeles Center. Ms. Corrao is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Nursing Education and Adult Education. She has earned a Master of Science in Nursing, from Thomas Edison State College, a Master in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, and undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is ANCC certified in Gerontological Nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in Wisconsin and California. Ms. Corrao is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, National League of Nurses, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, National Gerontological Nursing Association, Association of California Nurse Leaders, and The Chair  Academy.



Most Recent Presentations/Activities


Appointment, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Clinical Leadership Development Program Implementation Task Force June, 2013

Invited speaker, American Nephrology Nurses Association-LA Chapter
Professionalism in Nursing
Los Angeles, CA. Sept. 2013

Set Consultant, Medcom, Inc.
Various health care training videos
Cypress, CA.

Poster Presentation, National University Spring Symposium
Nursing Faculty Collaboration for Improvement of Student Learning Outcomes
La Jolla, CA. February 2012

Invited Speaker, American Nephrology Nurses Association, LA Chapter
Assessment of the Geriatric Patient
Los Angeles, CA. September 2011

Presenter, National University-Los Angeles
Introduction to Simulation Learning
February 2011 and August 2010

Invited speaker, 55+ Ministry
American Martyrs Parish
Today’s H1N1
Manhattan Beach, CA. Oct. 2009

Presenter, Faculty In-service
National University
Pitchin’ NICHE
San Diego, CA. May 2009

Presenter, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Orthopedic-Neurology Unit
Current Topics of Diabetes Management
Waukesha, WI. Winter 2007

Presenter, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Orthopedic-Neurology Unit
Crisis Management for New Nurses in End-Of-Life Care
Waukesha, WI. Winter 2007

Presenter, 3rd Annual NICHE Conference
Dementia, Delirium, Depression
Waukesha, WI. May 2007

Co-Presenter, NICHE Leadership Conference
GRN Model
New York, NY. February 2007

Presenter, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
Orthopedic-Neurology Unit
End-Of-Life Care
Waukesha, WI. Spring 2006

Most Recent Publications

Corrao, J. J. (2012). So, I’m going to get my BSN: Now what? Student tutorial utilized by California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA.

Corrao, J. J. (2001). Pediatric cardiac rehabilitation: A venture feasibility analysis.  Unpublished manuscript presented to Cardinal Stritch University School of Business.

Corrao, J. J. (1993). Explaining death to children. Patient education brochure utilized by St. Joseph’s Community Hospital, West Bend, WI.




Doctoral studies, Education, NOVA Southeastern University, Florida

Master of Science in Nursing and Masters in Business Administration, Thomas Edison State College - Cardinal Stritch University, Wisconsin

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Board Certified in Gerontological Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center