Nena Luster, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC

  • Assistant Professor
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • SLU 10448
  • Hammond LA 70402
  • PHONE:(901)288-5200
  • EMAIL:atnena.luster@selu.edu

Education

  • D.N.P. University of South Alabama
  • M.B.A. Southeastern Louisiana University
  • M.S.N. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
  • B.S.N. Middle Tennessee State University

Post-Graduate/Specialty Training

  • Post-Master Nursing Education- University of South Alabama

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Registered Nurse in Louisiana
  • Advanced Practice Nurse in Louisiana
  • AANP Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Interim Director, Center for Faculty Excellence, Southeastern Louisiana University

Professional Affiliations

  • Professional Affiliations American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • NCLEX Item Review Panel
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Selected Publications & Presentations

Publications: Journal

  • Tucker, A. Making "Cents" of the Business Side of Practice. The Nurse Practitioner. Forthcoming (2016).
  • Tucker, A., Bernard, M. Making the Case for Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department: A Clinical Case Study. Adv Emerg Nurs J. 2015 Oct-Dec; 37(4):308-12. PubMed PMID: 26509728.
  • Tucker, A. L., & Tucker, S. P. (2012). Increasing colorectal cancer screening complaince through community education. Gastroenterology Nursing, 35(6), 417-419.

Publications: Textbook

  • Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice. 5th ed. Buttaro, T., editor. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Mobsy; 2015. Pneumothorax.
  • Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice. 5th ed. Buttaro, T., editor. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Mobsy; 2015. Pulmonary Embolus.
  • Lippincott Certification Review: Family Nurse Practitioner. Rundio, A., Lorman, W., editors. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams Wilks; 2016. Gastrointestinal.

Professional Presentations:

  • Luster-Tucker, A. Transcontinental Comparison of Emergency Nurse Practitioner Utilization. Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Conference; 2015.
  • Luster-Tucker, A. Overview of the Role of Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department. Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference; 2015.
  • Luster-Tucker, A. Nursing Education: Past, Paths, Problems, and Projections. Tangipahoa Parish District Nurses Association; 2015.
  • Luster-Tucker, A. Making "Cents" of the Business Side of Practice. Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference; 2014.
  • Luster-Tucker, A. Making "Cents" of the Business Side of Practice. Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, 2014.

Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing