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Dr Joyce Hendricks

Joyce is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Current Teaching

  • PhD and Master of Nursing (Research)
  • Master of Clinical Governance
  • Master of Nurse Education
  • Master of Nursing by Coursework
  • Master of Clinical Nursing
  • Master of Midwifery Science (Research)
  • Coordinator, Master of Nurse Education and Master of Clinical Governance


Dr Joyce Hendricks teaches in the post graduate and undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. Joyce supervises students at honours, master and PhD level. Her research interests include leadership, generational diversity, education and nursing.

Joyce has a strong educational and clinical focus and was the recipient of a 2011 Australian Leaning and Teaching Citation and was recognised for of her role in developing a leadership program that improves the student experience through engaging and motivating industry-based projects. She is also the recipient of the 2011 ECU Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Learning and Teaching. Joyce is the president of the West Australian at large Honour’s Society of Nursing an affiliation of Sigma Theta Tau Incorporated, and a member of the Australian Nurse Teachers Association

Professional Associations

  • West Australian at large Honours Society of Nursing (WAHSN) - President
  • Sigma Theta Tau Incorporated
  • Australian Nurse Teachers Association

Awards and Recognition


  • Alison Johnson Prize for the most outstanding thesis from the Faculty of Nursing and Behavioural Science at the UWS (2000)

Research Areas and Interests

  • Qualitative research
    • Biographical methods
    • Narrative inquiry
    • Ethnography
    • Ethnonetnography
    • Phenomenology
    • Heuristic inquiry
  • Mixed methods research
  • Leadership and management
  • Nurse education
  • Chronic diseases
  • Pain management
  • Patient Safety
  • Clinical governance
  • Mentoring
  • Generational factors
  • Advanced skilled nursing
  • Nurse-Led Telephone Triage
  • Midwifery Care

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