Susan K. Pryor, DNS, RN

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Southeastern Louisiana University
College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10835
Hammond LA 70402
PHONE: (225)-765-2324
EMAIL: spryor@selu.edu


Education

- D.N.S. Louisiana State University Medical Center
- M.S.N. Louisiana State University Medical Center
- B.S. University of Texas Medical Center


Post-Graduate/Specialty Training

- Registered Nurse in Louisiana and Texas
- CNE, Certified Nurse Educator
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support


Academic Positions

- Professor, Southeastern Louisiana State University


Honors & Awards

- Recipient of the Epic Corporation Endowed Professorship in Nursing
- Recipient President's Award for Excellence - Teaching, Southeastern Louisiana University
- Recipient Helen Johnson Cremeen's Excellence in Teaching Award, Baton Rouge District Nurses' Association
- Recipient Excellence in Nursing Research Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Rho Zeta Chapter
- Recipient Excellence in Nursing Education Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Rho Zeta Chapter
- School of Nursing Mentor Award.
- Outstanding Nurse, Baton Rouge District Nurses' Association
- Who's Who Among American University and College
- Sister Henrietta Guyot Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Epsilon Nu Chapter
- Outstanding Nurse Award,Baton Rouge District Nurses' Association
- Oncology Fellowship - Louisiana State University Medical Center


Professional Affiliations

- American Nurses' Association
- Louisiana State Nurses' Association
- Baton Rouge District Nurses' Association
- Sigma Theta Tau International
- Society of Pediatric Nurses - Louisiana Alpha Chapter
- American Association of Critical Care Nurses
- American Heart Association


Areas of Research Interest

- Children and violence
- Children and developmentally appropriate health promotion activities
- Pain management in children
- Sickle cell
- Aspects of school nursing, injury prevention


Selected Publications & Presentations

- Carruth , AK ; Pryor,S; Cormier, C; Batemen, A; Matzke, B; & Gilmore, K. (2010). Evaluation of a School Based Train-the-Trainer Intervention Program to Teach First Aid and Risk Reduction among High School Students. Journal of School Health, 80(9) 453-460.
- Hathorn, D., Carruth, A.K., Agosta, L., & Pryor, S. (2009). Self reported back pain among farm women in southeast Louisiana. AAOHN, 57(6), 232-238.
- Guillot, L. & Pryor, S.K. PDA use by undergraduate nursing students during pediatric clinical rotations. Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 7(3):15-29
- Pryor, S. K. Oral and enteric nutrition. In Rhoads, J. & Meeker, B. J. (Eds.), Davis's guide to clinical nursing skills. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis
- Sealey, L & Pryor, S. K (2011) Socialization of Second Degree Nursing Students presented at Connie Logan Research Day, Rho Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Hathorn, D & Pryor, S. K (2011) Perceptions of Nursing Faculty in Teaching Second Degree Nursing Students presented at Connie Logan Research Day, Rho Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Pryor, S. K. (2010-2011) "Leadership: Navigating the Difficulties of Delegation and Evaluation" for Health Canters in Schools Baton Rouge, LA.
- Pryor, S. K. (2008) Oral and enteric nutrition. In Rhoads, J. & Meeker, B. J. (Eds.), Davis's guide to clinical nursing skills. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis
Selected Funded Projects and Research
- Center for Faculty Excellence - The Center's Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant - Facilitating the Development of Psychomotor Nursing Skills through Simulation with Pediatric Special Needs Training Mannequins -Susan Pryor and Tonia Vessel. 2009.
- Center for Faculty Excellence - Faculty Development Grant - Technology and Operational Support for Qualitative Data Analysis - Co-writers Susan Pryor, Lorinda Sealey, and Ken Tillman. 2008.
- Center for Faculty Excellence - The Center's Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant - Co-writers, Lucie Agosta, Susan Pryor, and Cindy Logan
- Center for Faculty Excellence - Faculty Development Grant - Co-writers Jeannie Harper, Susan Pryor, and Donna Hathorn. 2008.
- Center for Faculty Excellence - The Center's Innovative Teaching Initiative Grant - Facilitating the Acquisition and Application of Multimedia for Graduate Nursing Students - Co-writers Cindy Logan, Susan Pryor, and Karen Moody. 2007.


Research Review

- Teaching in Nursing A Guide for Faculty