Lisa Broussard, DNS, RN, CNE

  • Professor
  • Department Head and Associate to Dean
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • College of Nursing Allied Health Professions
  • P.O. Box 43810
  • Lafayette LA 70504
  • PHONE: (337)-452-5654


  • DNS Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  • M.N. Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • B.S.N. University of Southwestern LA

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Registered Nurse in Louisiana
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Academic Positions

  • Department Head and Associate to the Dean
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

Honors & Awards

  • American Nurses Foundation Research Grant Review Committee, 2014-2016 , 2017-2019
  • ULearn Certified Online Teacher, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Office of Distance Learning, August 2012
  • Poster Presentation, First Place Award for “Clinical Practice”,    “Conducting Root Cause Analysis with Nursing Students During Simulation”, June 21, 2012, 11th Annual Nursing Simulation Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • Grants Reviewer, “Improving Patient Safety Through Simulation Research (R18)- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Fall 2010 Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Delta Eta Chapter, Past President and Vice President
  • American Nurses Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association, District IV, Past Secretary
  • National Association of School Nurses, Member
  • Louisiana School Nurse Organization, Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member
  • Louisiana Council of Administrators of Nursing Education, Member, Scholarship Committee Chair

Areas of Research Interest

  • School Nursing, School Health, Online Nursing Education,  Innovations in Distance Teaching and Learning

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Broussard, L. & White, D. (submitted for publication). Use of academic coaches to promote student success in online RN to BSN programs.  Journal of Scholarship in Teaching and Learning.
  • Broussard, L, & Wilson, K. (in press).  Faculty attitudes and practices related to online teaching.  Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • Broussard, L, & Hurst, H. (2015). Plagiarism prevention and detection: An emerging challenge.  Nurse Educator, 40(4).
  • Lemoine, J., Chauvin, S., Broussard, L, & Oberleitner, M.  (accepted for publication).  Statewide interprofessional faculty development in simulation-based education for health professions.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing  
  • Broussard, L., & White, D.  (2014). School nurse intention to pursue higher education. Journal of School Nursing, 30, 340-348.Publications
  • Poster Presentation: “Faculty Attitudes and Practices Related to Online Teaching”.  April 23, 2017. Louisiana State Nurses Association Link to the Legislature, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Poster Presentation: “Faculty Attitudes and Practices Related to Online Teaching”.  February 22-25, 2017. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Podium Presentation: “Faculty Attitudes and Practices Related to Online Teaching”, December 1, 2016. Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Eta Chapter Research Day, Lafayette, LA
  • Podium Presentation: “Lessons Learned: Development and Implementation of an Innovative, Accelerated RN to BSN Program”. November 16-18, 2016, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference, Anaheim, CA
  • Podium Presentation:  “The Use of School Based Telehealth in Rural Communities”, June 24-27, 2015, National Association of School Nurses Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • Podium Presentation: “Scaling and Sustaining an Online, Accelerated RN to BSN Program: Perils, Pitfalls, and Promises”, October 29, 2014, E Learn Conference, New Orleans,

Selected Funded Projects and Research

  • Academic Partnerships Faculty Research Grant “RN to BSN Student Engagement in Online Courses” $4250, July 2016


Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing