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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN

Florence Niedfelt Professor of Nursing
Professor, UNMC College of Nursing

402-559-6573

Dr. Joyce Black is an Associate Professor in the Adult Health and Illness Department. She has taught undergraduate students basic concepts, medical surgical nursing and ICU nursing. Dr. Black has received awards from UNMC and the College for her teaching. Her research areas of interest are in wound healing, specifically in pressure ulcers. Dr. Black's dissertation examined the patient and wound factors that contributed to healing or nonhealing of diabetics with pressure ulcers. She is certified in wound healing, plastic surgical nursing and is a Fellow in the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Black is the current President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and chairman of the NPUAP's task force to redefine pressure ulcer staging.
Education
  • 1978, BSN, Winona State University
  • 1981, MSN, UNMC
  • 1999, PhD, UNMC
Research Interests
  • Deep Tissue Injury
  • Pressure Ulcers on the Heels
  • Intertriginous Dermatitis
Publications
  • Black, J. (2006). Saving the skin during kinetic bed therapy. Nursing2006 36, 17
  • Black, J. & National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (2005). Moving toward consensus on deep tissue injury and pressure ulcer staging. Advances in Skin and Wound Care 18 (8), 415-421.
  • Michel, M., Dunn, C. Zachry, D., & Black, J. (2005). Anesthesia awareness in surgical patients. Ambulatory Surgery 13 (1), 1-2.
  • Ankrom, M., Bennett, R., Sprigle, S., Langemo, D. Black, J., Berlowitz, D., Lyder, C. & the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. (2005). Pressure-related deep tissue injury under intact skin and the current pressure ulcer staging systems . Advances in Skin and Wound Care, 18 (1), 35-42.
  • Black, J. (2005). Treating heel pressure ulcers. Nursing2005 35 (1), 68.
  • Black, J. (2004). Preventing heel pressure ulcers. Nursing 2004 34 (11), 17
  • Black, J. & Black, S. (2003). Deep tissue injury. Wounds: A compendium of clinical research and practice 16 (11), 380.
  • Black, J. (2000). Preventing those other pressure ulcers. Provider for Long Term Care Professionals 26 (12), 24-25.
  • Black, J. (2000). Tissue oxygen perfusion and pressure ulcer healing. Plastic Surgical Nursing 20, (1), 10-14.
  • Clark, L., Black, J, Black, S. (2000). Skin tears. Encyclopedia of Elder Care., Mezey, M. (Ed). Springer Publishing Co. New York., 596-598.
  • Black, J. & Black, S. (2006, in press) . Complex wounds. In Wound Care Essentials, 2 nd  Edition   Ed: S. Baranowski   & E. Ayello Philadelphia: Lippincott Publishers,
  • Black, J. & Black, S. (2006). The role of surgery in wound healing. In R. Bryant & D. Nix Acute and Chronic Wounds 3 rd Ed. , St. Louis : Mosby/Elsevier Publishers, 461-470
  • Black, J. (2005). Management of clients with degenerative neurological disorders. In Black, J. & Hawks, J. (2005). Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes 7th Ed, Elsevier Publishers, Philadelphia, PA , 2161-2188.
  • Black, J. (2005). Management of clients with vascular disorders. In Black, J. & Hawks, J. (2005). Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes 7 th Ed , Elsevier Publishers, Philadelphia, PA , 1509-1547.
  • Nicol. N.H. & Black, J. (2005). Management of clients with integumentary disorders. In Black, J. & Hawks, J.(2005). Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes 7th Ed, Elsevier Publishers, Philadelphia, PA , 1389-1432..
  • Black, J. (2005). Clients with wounds. In Black, J. & Hawks, J.(2005). Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes 7th Ed, Elsevier Publishers, Philadelphia, PA , 397-416.
  • Black, J. & Black, S. (2003). Complex wounds. In Wound Care Essentials Ed: S. Baranowski & E. Ayello Philadelphia: Lippincott Publishers, pgs 368-380
  • Black, J. (2001). Management of clients with autoimmune disease.. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 2140-2182.
  • Black, J. (2001). Anatomy and physiology review: the hematopoietic system. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 2072-2088
  • Black, J. (2001). Anatomy and physiology review: the neurologic system. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 1856-1873
  • Black, J. (2001). Management of clients with acute pulmonary disorders. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 1746-1776.
  • Nicol, N. & Black, J. (2001). Management of clients with integumentary disorders. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 1279-1360.
  • Nicol. N. & Black, J. (2001). Anatomy and physiology review: the integumentary system. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 1262-1266
  • Porta, D. & Black, J. (2001). Anatomy and physiology review: the musculoskeletal system. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 530-537.
  • Black, J. (2001). Clients with wounds: Promoting positive outcomes. In Black, J., Hawks, J. Keene, A. Medical Surgical Nursing: Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes. W.B. Saunders. Philadelphia, PA , 315-334.
  • Black, J. & Prin, J. (2000) Plastic and reconstructive surgery. In Burden, N. Quinn, D., O'Brien, D & Dawes, B.. Ambulatory Surgical Nursing, 2 nd Edition. Philadelphia : W. B Saunders, pages 721-739.
Service
  • Member of the Skin Wound Advisory Team at NMC.
  • President, National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
Recognition
  • Alvin Earle Oustanding Health Science Educator Award, 2005
  • Rosalie Yeaworth Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, 2005