Ramona Kerner, DHEd, MS, RN

  • Assistant Professor
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10835
  • Hammond LA 70402
  • PHONE:(985)- 549-3775
  • EMAIL:ramona.kerner@selu.edu


  • Doctorate in Health Education AT Still University
  • Master of Science Nursing University of Phoenix

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Registered Nurse in Louisiana
  •  Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)-Perioperative Nursing Practice, Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI)

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University

Honors & Awards

  • Who's Who in American Nursing

Professional Affiliations

  • National League of Nursing
  • Student Nurse Association 
  • Rho Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
  • American Nurses Association
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association
  • Tangipahoa District Nurses Association
  • Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
  • AORN Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Educator Specialty Assembly
  • Northlake AORN Chapter

Areas of Research Interest

  •  Patient Health Literacy

Selected Funded Projects and Research

  • Currently applied for and awaiting approval: A Health Information Needs Assessment of Clients Served by the Tangipahoa Voluntary Council on Aging, National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), 2013.
  • Enhancement Grant to purchase a new Mannequin, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2012.
  • Teaching Enhancement Grant for resuscitation equipment, 2006.
  • Teaching Enhancement Grant for AORN books for preceptor elective, Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy, 2002.


Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing