Luanne Billingsley, DNP, MBA, APRN, ACNS-BC, PMP, CPHQ

Assistant Professorbillingsley
Southeastern Louisiana University
College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10448
Hammond, LA 70402
PHONE: (985)- 549-5543
EMAIL: Luanne.Billingsley@selu.edu


Education

- D.N.P. University of South Alabama
- M.N. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)
- M.B.A. Southeastern Louisiana University
- B.S. Southeastern Louisiana University


Licensure and Board Certifications

- Registered Nurse in Louisiana
- Registered Nursing Advanced Practice Nurse in Louisiana
- Adult Health (BC) ACNS-BC (ANCC)
- Professional Project Manager (PMP) Certified
- Professional in Healthcare Management Systems (CPHIMS)
- Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
- Gerontology Nursing (BC)
- Cardiovascular Nursing (ACCVN)
- Certified Registered Rehabilitation Nurse (CRRN)


Academic Positions

- Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Coordinator, Southeastern Louisiana University


Honors & Awards

- Rho Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Nurse Excellence Award.
- Certificate of Appreciation for Chapter Leadership. Secession Committee Member.
- Southeastern Louisiana University Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Certificate of Recognition of Grantsmanship Status as a First Time Awardee.
- P.K. Scheerle, Entrepreneur Award.


Professional Affiliations

- American Nurses Association
- Louisiana State Nurses Association
- Tangipahoa District Nurses Association
- National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
- National League for Nurses
- Sigma Theta Tau International
- Rho Zeta Chapter STTI
- Southern Nursing Research Society
- Project Management Institute
- Health Information Management Systems Society


Areas of Research Interest

- Using technologies to advance evidence-based practice (EBP)
- Education-practice partnerships
- Adult education
- Grant writing


Selected Publications & Presentations

- Currie, P. & Billingsley, L. (2013). Journal Clubs Promote Interprofessional Education and Professional Development in Dysphagia. Louisiana - Speech - Language - Hearing Association Newsletter. In press
- Billingsley, L., Rice, K., Bennett, M. Thibeau, S. (2013). Using a Multi-User Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs: A Mixed Methods Study. The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice. In press.
- Bennett, M. & Billingsley, L. (April 26, 2013). Dr. Connie Logan Research Day: Transformational Change: Embracing Nursing's Future with Unity, presenting "Engaging Nurses, Nursing Faculty, and Nursing Students in a New Pedagogy: Evaluating Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) Technology in the Delivery of Cultural Competent Care During Disasters Training." Accepted
- Billingsley, L., (2012). A CNS's perspective on multi-user virtual environments: a year later, what more do we know? The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, March 2012.
- Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (February 28, 2013). Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Conference: Expanding Networks of Knowledge for Healthcare Innovations. Presentation entitled, Using Avatars in an Online Virtual Community to Facilitate Peer Storytelling Among Grieving Oncology Nurses. Little Rock, Arkansas.
- Billingsley, L. & Currie, P. ( November 16,2012). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2012 Convention: Evidence of Excellence - Opportunities and Outcomes. Presentation entitled, 3-D Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Increase Research Productivity. Atlanta, Georgia
- Billingsley, L. (October 25, 2012). Southeastern Louisiana University 2012 Annual Faculty Conference on Teaching, Research, and Creativity. Poster presentation entitled, Infusing iPad and Simulation Technologies Into Nursing Education. Hammond, Louisiana.
- Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (September 2012). National League of Nursing (NLN) 2012 Education Summit: Opening Doors to Leadership - Purpose, Power, and Passion. Presentation entitled, Multi-User Virtual Environments: A Pedagogy to Engage Nurses in Evidence-Based Practice and Research. Anaheim, California.
- Billingsley, L. (August 2012). Our Lady of the Lake 2012 Research Day: Transforming Research into Practice. Poster presentation entitled, Lessons Learned as an Avatar Researcher: Using Innovative Technology to Support Evidence-Based Practice. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- Billingsley, L. (2012). 4th Annual Evidence Based Practice Research Conference. Presentation entitled, Exploring Innovative Technological Solutions to Foster Evidence Based Practice. New Orleans, Louisiana. (Featured speaker.)
- Billingsley, L. (2012). National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Conference: Optimizing Outcomes Influencing Across the Spheres Podium presentation entitled: "A CNS's Perspective on Multi-User Virtual Environments: A Year Later, What More Do We Know." Chicago, Illinois.
- Billingsley, L. (2011). Workshop entitled, "It's Delicious! Social Bookmarking." Southeastern Louisiana University Center for Faculty Excellence "To Go" Series.
- Rice, K., Billingsley, L., Bennett, M., Winterbottom, F., & Thibeau, S. (2011). Clinical nurse specialists get your MUVE ON! Using a multicenter virtual environment to facilitate nursing journal clubs: A mixed methods study. The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, 25(2), 80-81.
- Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (2011). Louisiana Association Nurse Practitioners (LANP) Conference: Presentation entitled, "Using Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Facilitate Advanced Practice Education." New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011.) 2011 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice: Transforming Care: Friction, Heat, & Light. Poster presentation entitled, "Virtual Journal Clubs Improve Critical Appraisal Skill Acquisition." San Antonio, Texas.
- Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011). Louisiana State Nurses Association: Link to the Legislature: Balancing Act: A New ANA President's Perspective Poster presentation entitled, "Nurses' Perceived Benefit of Using a Multiuser Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs." Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011). Dr. Connie Logan Research Day: A New Decade for Nursing Scholarship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities. Podium presentation entitled, "A Virtual World Consortium: Using Second Life- to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs." Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana.
- Billingsley, L. & Rice, K., (2011.) 2011 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice: Transforming Care: Friction, Heat, & Light. Poster presentation entitled, "Virtual Journal Clubs Improve Critical Appraisal Skill Acquisition." San Antonio, Texas.
- Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (2011). Louisiana Association Nurse Practitioners (LANP) Conference: Presentation entitled, "Using Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Facilitate Advanced Practice Education." New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Rice, K. and Billingsley, L. D. (2011). Clinical Nurse Specialists Get Your MUVE On! Using a Multi--User Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Conference: "CNS Your Clinical Innovation Expert." Podium presentation. Baltimore, MD.
- Billingsley, L. D. (2010). Using technology to advance evidence--?based practice. Translating Nursing Research: Changing Practice...Changing Lives Conference. New Orleans, LA
- Billingsley, L. (2010). Poster presentation entitled, "Using Evidence-based Guidelines to Improve the Discharge Process for Patients with Heart Failure." East Jefferson Hospital - New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Billingsley, L. (2010). Dr. Linda Corson Jones Research Day. Podium presentation entitled, "A Second Life for Nightingale: A Second Life Demonstration. Dr. Linda Corson Jones Research Day, New Orleans, Louisiana
- Billingsley, L. (2009). Using Evidence-based Guidelines to Improve the Discharge Process for Patients with Heart Failure. Abstract submitted to National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference. Seattle, Washington.
Selected Funded Projects and Research
- Competencies into Nursing Simulation Across the Curriculum. The Center's for Innovative Teaching Initiative (CITI) Grant. PI.
- Infusing iPad 2 and Simulation Technology into Nursing Education. The Center's for Innovative Teaching Initiative (CITI) Grant. PI. 2011.
- Facilitating Quality and Safety Education Among Nurse Educators to Improve the Support and Evaluation of Students Within the BS Nursing Program. The Center's for Innovative Teaching Initiative (CITI) Grant. Served as primary grant writer, submitted by Dr. K Tillman. 2011.
- Infusion of Second Life and Simulation: Exploring, Developing, and Using Components of Technology to Enhance the Learning Experience. The Center's for Innovative Teaching Initiative (CITI) Grant. PI.
- A Virtual Consortium: Using Second Life to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs. Louisiana Board of Regents Select Grant. Principal Investigator. 2010.
- Using Avatars in an Online Virtual Community to Facilitate Peer Storytelling Among Grieving Oncology Nurses. Co-Investigator. 2010.
- Sub-Investigator: Research study entitled, "Using Avatars in an Online Virtual Community to Facilitate Peer Storytelling Among Grieving Oncology Nurses". Funded: DAISY Foundation. 2010-2011.
- Principal Investigator: Practice project entitled: "Using Evidence-Based Guidelines to Improve the Discharge Process for Patients with Heart Failure". 2008- 2010.
- Principal Investigator: Research study entitled: "A Virtual World Consortium: Using Second Life- to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs". Funded: Louisiana Board of Regents Select GrantMarch 2010-open.