Laurie Kinchen, DNP, APRN, CPNP

Laurie Kinchen, DNP, APRN, CPNP

• Assistant Professorkinchen
• Southeastern Louisiana University
   College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10835
   Hammond LA 70402
• PHONE: (985)-549-2156
• EMAIL: laurie.kinchen@selu.edu


Education


• D.N.P. University of South Alabama
• M.S.N/APRN University of South Alabama
• B.S.N. Southeastern Louisiana University
• Concentrations: Registered Nurse;                                    Minor - Biology and Psychology


Post-Graduate/Specialty Training


• Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, University of South Alabama


Licensure and Board Certifications


• Registered Nurse in Louisiana
• Registered Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Louisiana: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
• Board Certified by Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support


Academic Positions


• Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Honors & Awards


• Southeastern Louisiana University National Honor Society
• Rho Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
• Recipient of the Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant to attend the University of South Alabama
• Graduated Magna Cum Laude at Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences


Professional Affiliations


• American Nurses Association
• Louisiana Chapter American Nurses Association Tangipahoa District Nurses Association
• Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
• National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
• Counselor, Rho Zeta Chapter Sigma Theta Tau


Areas of Research Interest


• Pediatric Obesity prevention and treatment
• Foster Care in Southeast Louisiana


Selected Publications & Presentations


• Kinchen, L. & Minchew, L. (2012). Implementation of an Obesity Action Plan in the Pediatric Patient: A Quality Improvement Project.
• Foster Care in Southeastern Louisiana submitted for publication to the Journal of Pediatric Nursing
• Pediatric Obesity Treatment and Prevention for Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Tangipahoa Nursing District Association. Approved for I contact hour by the Louisiana State Nurses Association. 2007.
• Oral and Poster presentation, Research Day, University of South Alabama, 2012.
• Second Reader for multiple Family Nurse Practitioner Students at Southeastern Louisiana University
• Preceptor for multiple Family Nurse Practitioner Students at Southeastern Louisiana University


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