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Vincent L. Salyers

Dean - College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Departments

College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Phone

(414) 410-4397

Building

RB Roger Bacon 111

Mailbox

Box 442

Biography

Vincent L. Salyers, Ed.D., and registered nurse, is the dean of the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Dr. Salyers has served in numerous senior administrative and teaching positions throughout Western Canada and the United States for nearly 3 decades. He holds licensure as a registered nurse in the United States and Canada.

He has led the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of innovative academic programs, strategic planning, budget planning and implementation, as well as the growth and sustainability of research, international initiatives and e-learning strategies to enhance faculty teaching, scholarship and student learning.

His research and scholarship contribute directly to understanding the intersections between technology, curriculum design, clinical practice and inter-professional education. He is passionate about engaging students in meaningful educational experiences where they learn to understand health from a global perspective, develop their practice to meet global challenges, and engage as global citizens. He has led and co-developed educational programs, global partnerships/initiatives and innovations that focus on improving health outcomes and reducing global health inequities in more than 10 countries.

He is a Fellow in both the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) and the Academy of Nursing
Education (ANEF).

Education

  • B.A., San Francisco State University
  • M.S.N., San Francisco State University
  • Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Publications & Presentations

(Last Five Years)


Kalogirou, M. R., Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Hunter, K. F., Pollard, C., Salyers, V., Swoboda, N., & Fox, M. (2021). Working with older people: Beginning or end of a nurse’s career? International Journal of Older People Nursing, 00, e12407. https://doi.org/10.1111/opn.12407

Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Kalogirou, M., Swoboda, N., Hunter, K., Fox, M., Pollard, C., & Salyers, V. (2020). Nursing faculty and students’ perspectives of how students learn to work with older people. Nurse Education Today, 93, available online at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104537

Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Duarte-Wisnesky, U., Kalogirou, M.R., Salyers, V., Pollard, C., Fox, M., Hunter, K., & Baumbusch, J. (2019). Nursing students’ perceptions of older adults. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 16(1), 20190051, ISSN (Online) 1548-923X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijnes-2019-0051

El Hussein, M., Salyers, V., & Osuji, J. (2019). Measuring the effectiveness of visual narrative illustrations for learning pathophysiology concepts. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching & Learning Journal, 12(1), 1-14. Available online at: http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Transformative%20Dialogues/TD.12.1_ElHussein_Salyers%26Osuji_Visual_Narrative_Illustrations.pdf

El Hussein, M., Salyers, V., & Osuji, J. (2018). Evaluating the effectiveness of visual narrative illustrations to teach pathophysiology to undergraduate nursing students: Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(2), 96-98.

Bevilacqua, M., Chiu, H., Saunders, S., Turnbull, L., Taylor, P., Singh, R., & Salyers, V. (2017). The value of patient and provider reported experiences in evaluating home-based assisted peritoneal dialysis. European Journal for Person Centred Healthcare, 5(3), 404-12.

Salyers, V., Colorafi, K., Ogorek, D., & Towers, J. (2021, September). Bearing good fruit from the DNP project. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2021 National League for Nursing Education Summit, Washington, DC.

Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Kalogirou, M.R., Swoboda, N., Hunter, K.F., Fox, M., Pollard, C., Baumbusch, J., & Salyers, V. (2021, May). Nursing students and faculty’s perspectives about how students are learning to work with older people. Paper presentation at virtual conference for Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).

Dahlke, S., Kalogirou, M. R., Davidson, S., Hunter, K.F., Pollard, C., Salyers, V., Swoboda, N., & Fox, M. (2021, April). Working with older people: The beginning or the end. Virtual paper presentation at the Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association (CGNA) conference.

Dahlke, S., Davidson, S., Pollard, C., Salyers, V., Duarte Wisnesky, U., Kalogirou, M.R., Fox, M., Hunter, K., & Baumbusch, J. (2019, May). The conundrum of learning to work with older people: Nursing students' perceptions about older people. Paper presented at the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Conference, Calgary, AB.

White-MacDonald, E., Foisy-Doll, C., Salyers, V., Khalema, E. M., McIntyre, S., Gates, M., Couch, G., Gakhal, R., Bevan, S., Samuel, B., Berga, K.-A., Haimour, M., & Wyllie, J. (2019, Feb.). Fostering a spirit of well-being: One faculty’s journey in shaping a culture of civility. Presentation at the STTI Creating Health Working Environments Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Salyers, V., & Underwood, M. (2018, April). The impact of an educational program on knowledge acquisition and teaching confidence levels in Ethiopian midwife educators. Presentation at the 2018 Research & Scholarship Day, Faculty of Nursing, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB.

Underwood, M., Parker, B., & Salyers, V. (2018, April). Global partner perspectives and recommendations for reciprocal collaboration based on multi-year Dominican-Canadian field schools. Presentation at the 2018 Research & Scholarship Day, Faculty of Nursing, MacEwan University, Edmonton, AB.

Carter, L., & Salyers, V. (2017, October). Meaningful online pedagogies and designs: Learning from undergraduate students at three Canadian post-secondary institutions. Presentation at the 2017 World Conference on Online Learning: Teaching in a Digital Age – Rethinking Teaching & Learning. Toronto, ON.

El Hussein, M., Salyers, V., & Osuji, J. (2017, October). Evaluating the effectiveness of visual narrative illustrations (VNIs) used to teaching undergraduate nursing students pathophysiology. Poster presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (ISSOTL) Conference. Calgary, AB.