Presentation

Academic

  • 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)
  • 2021, September – Conversations for Patient Care: Strategies for Making them Spiritually Healing. Keynote for EPICC Spiritual Care Student Conference [online], Viaa University, Zwolle, The Netherlands. (09/2021)
  • 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)
  • 2022, October -- What Do I Say When Patients Express Spiritual Struggle? Invited lecture for faith community nursing workshop, Centro Universitário Adventista, São Paulo, Brazil [online]. (10/2022)
  • 2022, June – Spiritual Care: An Introduction. Invited keynote for spiritual care national lecture series, Universidad Peruano Union [online]. (06/2022)
  • 2022, June -- Chaplain – Nurse collaboration: Exploring evidence and practice implications. Invited keynote for Cedars-Sinai Chaplain Conference [online]. (06/2022)
  • 2021, November -- A program of research exploring nurse-provided spiritual care. 115th Anniversary of Sahmyook University International Symposium [online], Seoul, Korea. (11/2021)
  • 2021, November – Spiritual care in the management of oncologic patients. Invited keynote for Peruvian Society of Oncological Nurses [online]. (11/2021)
  • 2021, October – What do I say? Conversing with Patients About Spiritual Concerns. Invited session for Autumn Conference of Korean Society for Hospice and Palliative Care [online], Seoul, Korea. (10/2021)
  • Gavaza, P., & Taylor, E. J. (November, 2021). An introduction to spiritual care in pharmacy practice. Workshop at California Society of Health-System Pharmacists annual conference, Anaheim, CA. (10/2021)
  • 2021, June -- Holistic Communication: Examining a Foundation of Spiritual Care. Keynote for Spirituality Research & Innovation Group 6th International Conference [online], Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. (09/2021)
  • 2021, November – Spirituality as a core dimension in multidisciplinary healthcare. Inaugural lecture for Spirit in Health series, Catolica Instituto de Cienncios da Saude, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal. (11/2021)
  • 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). (01/2014)
  • October, 2012 – Spiritual care (series of 7 lectures for SDA International Nursing Conference, Blantyre, Malawi). (10/2012)
  • October, 2012 – “Christ in clinical conversations: Spiritual support or unethical proselytizing?” (invited lecture for Global Health Conference, Loma Linda University)   (10/2012)
  • 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). (02/2010)
  • May, 2012 – “The Meaning of Spirituality in Nursing” (opening plenary for the 3rd Faith & Nursing Symposium, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia) (05/2012)
  •  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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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). (04/2010 - 05/2010)
  • June, 2013 – You Make a Difference! (commencement address for School of Nursing, Loma Linda University). (06/2013)

Poster

  • Murray, T., Siegal, E. O., Murray-Garcia, J., & Taylor, E. J.  Balancing nurse religiosity and patient-centered care: A qualitative pilot study with acute care nurses. Poster presented at Western Institute of Nursing, San Diego, CA. (04/2019)
  • Taylor, E. J., Gober Park, C., Schoonoffer-Shoffner, K., & Mamier, I. (April, 2016). Nurses praying with patients: Opinions, frequency, and related factors. Poster presented at Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim, CA. (04/2016)
  • Taylor, E. J., Schoonover-Shoffner, K., Mamier, I., & Gober-Park, C. (April, 2018). Association Between Spiritual Care Education and Provision Among Nurses.  Poster presented at Western Institute of Nursing, Spokane, WA. (04/2018)
  • McMillan, K., Radovich, P., & Taylor, E. J. (April, 2016). Patient receptivity to offers of prayer. Poster presented at Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim, CA. (04/2016)

Other

  • Taylor, E. J. (2014, October). Caring for Patients’ Spiritual Needs: Resources for All Providers. Co-presenter for American Psychosocial Oncology Society webinar. (10/2016)
  • 2020, August -- Prayer in the Context of COVID-19: Implications for Faith Community Nurses. Lecture for Faith Community Nursing International. Online webinar. (08/2020)
  • Discussant, with Dr. Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner as Moderator. Evangelism in Patient Care: An Ethical Analysis (LW&W-sponsored journal club webinar).  (07/2019)
  • Transforming Tragedy: Theory & Practice for Faith Community Nurses. Keynote for Westberg Institute of Faith Community Nursing annual symposium. Memphis, TN. (04/2019)
  • Addressing the Spiritual Needs of Persons Living with Heart Failure. Lecture for Adventist Health White Memorial sponsored Cardio-Cerebral Nursing conference. Los Angeles, CA. (04/2019)
  • Taylor, E. J. (2016, March). What do I say? Talking with patients about spirituality. Seminar presented at the White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. (01/2017)
  • Elizabeth Johnston Taylor. "What Should I Say? Spiritual Care Strategies for Nurses. ." Nurses? Christian Fellowship Regional meeting. Wichita, KS (11/2005)
  • Taylor, E. J. (2015, September). Prayer and illness: Evidence-informed reflections. Lecture for Association of Adventist Forums Andrews University chapter meeting, Berrien Springs, MI. (09/2015)
  • Taylor, E. J. (2014, October). Antagonists or Allies? How Chaplains Can Collaborate with Nurses to Provide Spiritual Care. Presenter for Association of Professional Chaplains webinar. (10/2014)
  • 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). (09/2009)
  • 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). (08/2009)
  • July, 2009--What do  say? Keys to spiritual care (lecture for Christian Nurses'' Fellowship National Summit, Dallas, TX). (08/2009)

Research

  • 2019, October -- How often do nurses provide spiritual care? A cross-cultural comparison. Presentation for Spiritual Care Symposium, VIT University, Bergin, Norway. (10/2019)
  • May, 2012 – “The Meaning of Spirituality in Nursing” (opening plenary for the 3rd Faith & Nursing Symposium, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia). (05/2012)
  • 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). (06/2011)
  • 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). (09/2009)
  • 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). (08/2009)
  • May, 2005 -- Spiritual Care at the End of Life. (Invited paper read at the 150th anniversary celebration symposium, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea). (08/2009)
  • 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. (08/2009)
  • 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)
  • Chaplain Perceptions of Collaboration with Nurses. Poster presented at the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC. (11/2018)
  • Chaplain Perceptions of Collaboration with Nurses: Exploring Evidence and Practice Implications. Workshop presented at HCCN/Spiritual Care Association 6thannual “Caring for the Human Spirit” conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (05/2019)
  • Elizabeth Johnston Taylor. "Spiritual Responses to Illness: A Program of Nursing Research ." Nurses' Christian Fellowship Regional meeting for educators. Wichita, KS (11/2005)
  • 2014, April – An American in Aotearoa: Lessons Learned from Researching with Maori (podium presentation at Western Institute of Nursing, Seattle, WA).  (04/2014)
  • Mamier, I., Gober-Park, C., Schoonover-Shoffner, K., & Taylor, E. J. Nurse Prayer with Patients: Towards a Practice Theory. Podium presentation presented at Western Institute of Nursing, San Diego, CA. (04/2019)