Luanne Billingsley, DNP, MBA, APRN, ACNS-BC, PMP, CPHQ

  • Assistant Professor
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10448
  • Hammond, LA 70402
  • PHONE:(985)- 549-5543
  • EMAIL: Luanne.Billingsley@selu.edu

Education

  • D.N.P. University of South Alabama
  • M.N. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)
  • M.B.A. Southeastern Louisiana University
  • B.S. Southeastern Louisiana University

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Registered Nurse in Louisiana
  • Registered Nursing Advanced Practice Nurse in Louisiana
  • Adult Health (BC) ACNS-­‐BC (ANCC)
  • Professional Project Manager (PMP) Certified
  • Professional in Healthcare Management Systems (CPHIMS)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
  • Gerontology Nursing (BC)
  • Certified Registered Rehabilitation Nurse (CRRN)

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University

Honors & Awards

  • Innovation Leadership Award: In Recognition of Advocacy of Student Success, Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 2014 Convocation
  • Rho Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Nurse Excellence Award.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Chapter Leadership. Secession Committee Member.
  • Southeastern Louisiana University Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Certificate of Recognition of Grantsmanship Status as a First Time Awardee.
  • P.K. Scheerle, Entrepreneur Award.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association
  • Tangipahoa District Nurses Association
  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • National League for Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Rho Zeta Chapter STTI
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Project Management Institute
  • Health Information Management Systems Society
  • Southern Excellence in Nursing Consortium

Areas of Research Interest

  • Using technologies to advance evidence-based practice (EBP)
  • Education-practice partnerships
  • Adult education
  • Grant writing

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Billingsley, L. & Carruth, A. (2015). Use of Technology to Promote Effective Medication Adherence. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(08), 340-342.
  • Danna, D., Pierce, S., Schaubhut, R., Billingsley, L. & Bennett, M. (2015). An innovative approach by one nursing school: Educating nurses to provide culturally competent care during disasters. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 26(3), 135-144.
  • Billingsley, L. & Wyld, D. (2014). How does RFID technology impact nursing practice? Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45(12), 528-529.
  • Rice, K., Bennett, M., & Billingsley, L. (2014). Using Second Life to facilitate peer storytelling for grieving oncology nurses. The Ochsner Journal. Fall Publication.
  • Billingsley, L. & Kinchen, L. (2014). Peripheral intravenous catheter protection: Are we using best practice? Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, (45)8, 338-339.
  • Billingsley, L., Bennett, M. & Danna, D. (2014). Engaging Nurses in a New Pedagogy: Evaluation of 3D Multiuser Virtual Technology to Enhance Culturally Competent Care During Disasters. The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice.
  • Billingsley, L. & Currie, P. (2013). Using Social Media to Share the Death Experience: Discussion Points. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 2013:44(10): 435-436.
  • Currie, P. & Billingsley, L. (2013). Journal Clubs Promote Interprofessional Education and Professional Development in Dysphagia. Louisiana – Speech – Language – Hearing Association Newsletter. In press
  • Billingsley, L., Rice, K., Bennett, M. Thibeau, S. (2013). Using a Multi-User Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs: A Mixed Methods Study. The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice. In press.
  • Bennett, M. & Billingsley, L. (April 26, 2013). Dr. Connie Logan Research Day: Transformational Change: Embracing Nursing’s Future with Unity, presenting “Engaging Nurses, Nursing Faculty, and Nursing Students in a New Pedagogy: Evaluating Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) Technology in the Delivery of Cultural Competent Care During Disasters Training.” Accepted
  • Billingsley, L., (2012). A CNS’s perspective on multi-user virtual environments: a year later, what more do we know? The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, March 2012.
  • Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (February 28, 2013). Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Conference: Expanding Networks of Knowledge for Healthcare Innovations. Presentation entitled, Using Avatars in an Online Virtual Community to Facilitate Peer Storytelling Among Grieving Oncology Nurses. Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Billingsley, L. & Currie, P. ( November 16,2012). American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 2012 Convention: Evidence of Excellence – Opportunities and Outcomes. Presentation entitled, 3-D Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Increase Research Productivity. Atlanta, Georgia
  • Billingsley, L. (October 25, 2012). Southeastern Louisiana University 2012 Annual Faculty Conference on Teaching, Research, and Creativity. Poster presentation entitled, Infusing iPad and Simulation Technologies Into Nursing Education. Hammond, Louisiana.
  • Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (September 2012). National League of Nursing (NLN) 2012 Education Summit: Opening Doors to Leadership – Purpose, Power, and Passion. Presentation entitled, Multi-User Virtual Environments: A Pedagogy to Engage Nurses in Evidence-Based Practice and Research. Anaheim, California.
  • Billingsley, L. (August 2012). Our Lady of the Lake 2012 Research Day: Transforming Research into Practice. Poster presentation entitled, Lessons Learned as an Avatar Researcher: Using Innovative Technology to Support Evidence-Based Practice. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Billingsley, L. (2012). 4th Annual Evidence Based Practice Research Conference. Presentation entitled, Exploring Innovative Technological Solutions to Foster Evidence Based Practice. New Orleans, Louisiana. (Featured speaker.)
  • Billingsley, L. (2012). National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Conference: Optimizing Outcomes Influencing Across the Spheres Podium presentation entitled: “A CNS’s Perspective on Multi-User Virtual Environments: A Year Later, What More Do We Know.” Chicago, Illinois.
  • Billingsley, L. (2011). Workshop entitled, “It’s Delicious! Social Bookmarking.” Southeastern Louisiana University Center for Faculty Excellence “To Go” Series.
  • Rice, K., Billingsley, L., Bennett, M., Winterbottom, F., & Thibeau, S. (2011). Clinical nurse specialists get your MUVE ON! Using a multicenter virtual environment to facilitate nursing journal clubs: A mixed methods study. The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, 25(2), 80-81.
  • Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (2011). Louisiana Association Nurse Practitioners (LANP) Conference: Presentation entitled, “Using Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Facilitate Advanced Practice Education.” New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011.) 2011 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice: Transforming Care: Friction, Heat, & Light. Poster presentation entitled, “Virtual Journal Clubs Improve Critical Appraisal Skill Acquisition.” San Antonio, Texas.
  • Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011). Louisiana State Nurses Association: Link to the Legislature: Balancing Act: A New ANA President’s Perspective Poster presentation entitled, “Nurses’ Perceived Benefit of Using a Multiuser Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs.” Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (2011). Dr. Connie Logan Research Day: A New Decade for Nursing Scholarship: Embracing Challenges and Opportunities.  Podium presentation entitled, “A Virtual World Consortium: Using Second Life® to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs.” Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana.
  • Billingsley, L. & Rice, K.,  (2011.) 2011 Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice: Transforming Care: Friction, Heat, & Light. Poster presentation entitled, “Virtual Journal Clubs Improve Critical Appraisal Skill Acquisition.” San Antonio, Texas.
  • Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (2011). Louisiana Association Nurse Practitioners (LANP) Conference: Presentation entitled, “Using Multi-User Virtual Learning Environments to Facilitate Advanced Practice Education.” New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Rice, K. and Billingsley, L. D. (2011). Clinical Nurse Specialists Get Your MUVE On! Using a Multi-¬User Virtual Environment to Facilitate Nursing Journal Clubs. National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Annual Conference: “CNS Your Clinical Innovation Expert.” Podium presentation. Baltimore, MD.
  • Billingsley, L. D. (2010). Using technology to advance evidence-¬‐based practice. Translating Nursing Research: Changing Practice…Changing Lives Conference. New Orleans, LA
  • Billingsley, L. (2010). Poster presentation entitled, “Using Evidence-based Guidelines to Improve the Discharge Process for Patients with Heart Failure.” East Jefferson Hospital - New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Billingsley, L. (2010). Dr. Linda Corson Jones Research Day. Podium presentation entitled, “A Second Life for Nightingale: A Second Life Demonstration. Dr. Linda Corson Jones Research Day, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Billingsley, L. (2009). Using Evidence-based Guidelines to Improve the Discharge Process for Patients with Heart Failure. Abstract submitted to National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference. Seattle, Washington.

Selected Funded Projects and Research

  • Billingsley, L. (September 22, 2015). A Feasibility Study to Evaluate the Use of Technology to Improve Medication Adherence in a Community Setting. 2015 South Louisiana Intercollegiate Nursing Research Day, Bridging the Gap to Improve Outcomes. Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Billingsley, L. & Jones, J. (September 16, 2015). Blueprint for Faculty Success: Leading, Educating, and Mentoring in a DNP Program. Eighth National DNP Conference: How to be a Better DNP in 3 Days, Seattle, WA.
  • Billingsley, L. (March 7, 2014). Engaging Nurses in a New Pedagogy: Evaluation of 3D Multiuser Virtual Technology to Enhance Culturally Competent Care During Disasters. 2014 National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) Conference. Orlando, FL.
  • Billingsley, L. (October 28, 2013). A Pilot Study Using Peer Storytelling in a Multiuser Virtual Environment for Oncology Nurses’ Grief Support. 5th Annual Evidence-Based Practice Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Bennett, M. & Billingsley, L. (April 26, 2013). Dr. Connie Logan Research Day: Transformational Change: Embracing Nursing’s Future with Unity, presenting “Engaging Nurses, Nursing Faculty, and Nursing Students in a New Pedagogy: Evaluating Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) Technology in the Delivery of Cultural Competent Care During Disasters Training.”
  • Bennett, M. & Billingsley, L. (April 22, 2013). Presented “Engaging Nurses, Nursing Faculty, and Nursing Students in a New Pedagogy: Evaluating Multi-User Virtual Environment (MUVE) Technology in the Delivery of Cultural Competent Care During Disasters Training.” Presented via face-to-face (Dr. Bennett) and avatar (Dr. Billingsley) using Second Life to LSUHSC Faculty.
  • Rice, K. & Billingsley, L. (February 28, 2013). Using Avatars in an Online Virtual Community to Facilitate Peer Storytelling Among Grieving Oncology Nurses. Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Doctoral Pre-Conference, Little Rock, AK.
  • Billingsley, L. & Rice, K. (February 27, 2013). Examining Collaborations and Partnerships Among Nurse Scientists (PhD) and Advanced Practice Nurses (DNP) in a Variety of Settings. Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) Doctoral Pre-Conference, Little Rock, AK.

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