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Elizabeth Taylor, PhD
Professor, Nursing - Undergraduate
School of Nursing
Member, Nursing, SN, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • January, 2014 - "To Share or not to Share: Exploring the Ethics of Christian Witness in Healthcare" (Keynote for LLU Center for Spiritual Life & Wholeness annual symposium, Loma Linda, CA). ( 1/2014 )
  • June, 2013 – You Make a Difference! (commencement address for School of Nursing, Loma Linda University).

    ( 6/2013 )
  • October, 2012 – “Christ in clinical conversations: Spiritual support or unethical proselytizing?” (invited lecture for Global Health Conference, Loma Linda University)   ( 10/2012 )
     
  • October, 2012 – Spiritual care (series of 7 lectures for SDA International Nursing Conference, Blantyre, Malawi). ( 10/2012 )
     
  • May, 2012 – “The Meaning of Spirituality in Nursing” (opening plenary for the 3rd Faith & Nursing Symposium, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia) ( 5/2012 )
     
  •  November, 2011 – “Building Capacity and Capability with Hospice Nurses in New Zealand: Reflections from an American Immigrant” (invited lecture for biannual Palliative Care Nurses New Zealand conference, Wellington, New Zealand). ( 11/2011 )
     
  • November, 2010 – “Spiritual Assessment 101” and “Patient Conversations: A Workshop on Spiritual Care” (invited lectures for biannual NZ Psychosocial Oncology conference, Wellington, NZ). ( 11/2010 )
  • 2010, November – Praying with Patients: Proselytizing or Professional Practice?; Place of Death and Associated Factors for Hospice Patients in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand; Eating Related Distress Amongst New Zealand Hospice Patients and Family Carers; Report on Year One of a Hospice Consumer Research Advisory Group (lectures presented at the 19th Hospice NZ Palliative Care Conference, Wellington, NZ); abstracts in Conference Handbook – Book of Abstracts, pp. 33, 42, 48, and 51, respectively. ( 11/2010 )
  • April-May, 2010—lectures on spiritual care for chaplains and nurses sponsored by Northern Asia Division of SDAs (delivered in Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong). ( 4/2010 - 5/2010 )
  • February, 2010 – “Praying with Patients” and “Nurses and Chaplains: Collaborators in Spiritual Care?” (invited lectures for New Zealand’s North Island Chaplains conference, Napier, NZ). ( 2/2010 )
  • 2009, November –Spiritual Assessment (lecture presented at Palliative Care Nurses New Zealand 2nd National Conference, Wellington, NZ); abstsract in Conference Proceedings, p. 38. ( 11/2009 )
  • October, 2009 – “Creating an Empathic Environment” and “Talking with Patients about Spirituality” (invited lectures for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, Napier, NZ).   October, 2009 –“Spiritual Assessment” (invited lecture for Cranford Hospice, Napier, NZ) ( 10/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- International
  • May, 2012 – “The Meaning of Spirituality in Nursing” (opening plenary for the 3rd Faith & Nursing Symposium, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia).

    ( 5/2012 )
  • June, 2011 – “A Program of Research on Spiritual Care in Nursing: Examining Personal and Professional Motivations” (keynote for 17th annual conference of the Japanese Society of Nursing Diagnosis, Kobe, Japan).   June, 2011– “Spiritual Assessment” (Workshop for 17th annual conference of the Japanese Society of Nursing Diagnosis, Kobe, Japan). ( 6/2011 )
  • 2009, September—Comparing New Zealand Maori, Pacific peoples, and ‘pakeha’ hospice use: Does disparity exist? (poster presented at the 10th Australian Palliative Care and 8th Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network Conference, Perth, Australia); abstract in Conference Handbook, p. 209). ( 9/2009 )
  • May, 2005 -- Spiritual Care at the End of Life. (Invited paper read at the 150th anniversary celebration symposium, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea). ( 8/2009 )
  • September, 2006 – Spiritual Responses to Illness: Implications for Nurses (Two-day conference for nurses and graduate students, Jordanian University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan). ( 8/2009 )
  • 2009, August – Spiritual Care: A New Zealand Hospice Perspective (paper presented at Selwyn 2nd International Conference on Spirituality & Ageing, Auckland, New Zealand); abstract in Conference Proceedings. ( 8/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Taylor, E. J. (2014, September 30- October 1). Palliative Care Team Provided Spiritual Care: The State of the Science. (Invited paper and presentation for “State of the Science on Spirituality and Palliative Care Research,” Duke University, Durham, NC).

     

    ( 10/2014 )
  • July, 2009--What do  say? Keys to spiritual care (lecture for Christian Nurses'' Fellowship National Summit, Dallas, TX). ( 8/2009 )
  • Elizabeth Johnston Taylor. "What Should I Say? Spiritual Care Strategies for Nurses. ." Nurses? Christian Fellowship Regional meeting. Wichita, KS ( 11/2005 )
  • Elizabeth Johnston Taylor. "Spiritual Responses to Illness: A Program of Nursing Research ." Nurses' Christian Fellowship Regional meeting for educators. Wichita, KS ( 11/2005 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • 2014, April – An American in Aotearoa: Lessons Learned from Researching with Maori (podium presentation at Western Institute of Nursing, Seattle, WA). 

    ( 4/2014 )
  • January, 2007 – Praying with Patients: Proselytization or Professional Privilege? (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Rolinde Z. Loew Symposium, Los Angeles, CA). ( 8/2009 )
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  • October, 2012 – “Christ in clinical conversations: Spiritual support or unethical proselytizing?” (invited lecture for Global Health Conference, Loma Linda University).

    ( 10/2012 )
  • September, 2009—Patient Conversations: Supporting the Spiritual Journey at the End of Life (Genesis Oncology Trust teleconferenced lecture to over 30 hospices in New Zealand). ( 9/2009 )