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