Academic Department Leader for Medical-Surgical courses
Lecture & Teach Adult- Acute Care
Nursing 405 Caring Health Practices for the Adult 111- Acute Care Course
Course Coordinator, Nursing 3536 IV Infusion Seminar: Complications of Infusion Therapy Lecture and Simulation
Teach Cardiovascular for Nurs 309 Medical Surgical Adult 1
8/2006-5/2008 M.S., Mount Carmel College of Nursing Masters of Science in Adult Health
6/2008-12/2010 Education Certificate
8/1995-5/1998 BSN Ohio University
9/1988- 5/1991 A.D.N Shawnee State University
9/1973- 9/1974 LPN Hocking Technical College
1993- Present American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Member
2006 - Present Sigma Theta Tau Chapter member- 421 Rio Omicron
2006 - Present Sigma Theta Tau Chapter member- 421 Rio Omicron – Leadership Session
2014- Present Mount Carmel College of Nursing Alumni member
Certifications, Honors & Achievements
2007 Nominee/Outstanding Adjunct Facility - Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges
2009-2013 Nominee for Undergraduate Clinical Teaching Excellence Award for Wright State University Community/Professional Service:
2008 Guest Lecturer Topic: “New Advances in Cardiac Care” Education Seminar sponsored annually by:￼Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School and Local Nurses Association group “Alzheimer’s and Parkinson Disease” to Ross County Home Health Agency (Chillicothe, Ohio)
2009 Speaker for 1st annual PACCAR Medical Education Center and Wright State University “Bring Your Son or Daughter to Work Day” April 23, 2009
2010 “A Day of Lifestyle improvement activities for residents 55 years and older” at PACCAR Medical Education Center March 4th 2010 – screenings, and poster presentation on cardiac topics
2010 Speaker for 2ND annual PACCAR Medical Education Center and Wright State University “Bring Your Son or Daughter to Work Day” An Hour in the Life of a Nursing Student April 23RD, 2010
2011 “Pharmacology and Older Adults” – Senior Saints Tabernacle Baptist Church (Chillicothe, Ohio) August 2011
2013 “Pharmacology and Older Adults” – Senior Saints Tabernacle Baptist Church (Chillicothe, Ohio) August 2013
2014 “10 TV Fitness Expo”- Mount Carmel Students – Health Assessments August 16th Columbus Convention Center
2017 Excellence in Nursing - Nurse Educator
Gill-Rocha, J. (2008). Rapid response teams. Poster presentation at Central Ohio Sigma Theta Tau @ Columbus, Ohio.
Gill-Rocha, J. (2011, July). Integration of innovation technology. Poster presentation at METI’S 2011 Midwest Regional HPSN Conference.
Gill-Rocha, J. (2016, April). Strategies to promote clinical reasoning and competency: Evaluation data from "IV Infusion Therapy course." Poster presentation at Mount Carmel Health System Interprofessional Research and Evidence-Based Practice Day, Columbus, Ohio.
Hilty, D., Gish, B., & Gill-Rocha, J. (2017, April). Statistics innovative affective & EBP teaching strategy. Poster presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium Spring Scholarship Day, Columbus, Ohio.
Hilty, D., Gish, B., & Gill-Rocha, J. (2017, May). Using interdisciplinary teaching methods to integrate statistics with nursing practice. Poster presentation at Mount Carmel Health System Interprofessional Research and Evidence-Based Practice Day, Columbus, Ohio.
Hilty, D., Gish, B., Gill-Rocha, J., Dougherty, E., & Waterman, A. (2017, November). Interdisciplinary teaching methods, statistics, nursing practice, and patient care. Poster presentation at Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Gill-Rocha, J., Ross, K., & Hilty, D. (2018, February). Design & implementation: Patient education skill training for BSN nursing students. Poster Presentations at Lilly Conference at Anaheim, California.
Gill-Rocha, J., Ross, K., & Hilty, D. (2018, April). Designing and implementing a patient education skill training for BSN nursing students. Poster Presentation at Ohio League of Nursing Education Summit at Dublin, Ohio.
Hilty, D., Gish, B., Gill-Rocha, J., Fankhauser, K., & Severt, P. (2018, April). Using interdisciplinary teaching to illustrate the relationship between nursing specialties & statistics. Poster Presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society at Cleveland, Ohio.
Gill-Rocha, J., Hilty, D., & Ross, K. (2018, April). Patient education skill training in acute care course for BSN nursing students. Poster presentation at the St. Catherine University Interprofessional Approach to Health, Interprofessional Approach Education Summit, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Hilty, D., Gill-Rocha, J., Parkhill, E., Blackford, C., & Cook, C. (2018, May). Correlational & reliability analyses of engagement & disengagement scales. Poster presentation at Lilly Conference at Bethesda, Maryland.
Gill-Rocha, J., Hilty, D., & Ross, K. (2018, September). A patient education skill & simulation for training BSN nursing students. Poster presentation at the National League of Nursing Education Summit, Chicago, Illinois.
Gill-Rocha, J. (2009). Left ventricular assist device. Podium presentation at the Adena Regional Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio.
Gill-Rocha, J. (2012, March). Just culture. Podium presentation at Wright State University.