Roger Rholdon, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC

  • Assistant Professor
  • Univeristy of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • PHONE: (337) 482-5640


  • BSN, Texas Christian University
  • MSN, University of South Alabama
  • DNP, University of South Alabama

Licensure and Board Certifications

  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette, School of Nursing

Honors & Awards

  • LSNA District IV Acadiana Celebrates Nurses 2016 award recipient

Professional Affiliations

  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Emergency Nurses Association

Areas of Research Interest

  • Safe Sleep
  • Sudden unexpected infant deaths
  • Emergency Department

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Publications
  • Rholdon, R. (2016). Outcomes of a Quality Improvement Project: An Implementation of Inpatient Infant Safe Sleep Practices. Pediatric Nursing.
  • Templet, T. & Rholdon, R. (2016). Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies for Hair-Thread Tourniquet Syndrome in Infants. Nursing for Women's Health, 20(4), 421-425. Doi: 10.1016/j.nwh.2016.06.005
  • Rholdon, R. & Rholdon, F. (2016). A Typical Kawasaki Disease: A Case Report. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, 8(3), 205-208. doi:10.1907/JDN.0000000000000228.
  • Rholdon, R. & Templet, T. (2016). Recognizing Infants Exposed to Illicit Substances in Utero, The Journal For Nurse Practitioners,12(4), e177-e178. doi:org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.0l.016
  • Presentations
  • Women's and Children's Hospital: The World of Pediatrics: Pediatric Red Flags, Lafayette, LA, July 11, 2016.
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, Poster presentation: Outcomes of a Quality Improvement Project: Implementation of Inpatient Safe Sleep Practices, Grapevine, TX, June 11-15, 2016.
  • Women's and Children's Hospital: The World of Pediatrics: Not Just Little Adults, Lafayette, LA, May 24, 2016.
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette College of Nursing and Allied Health Profession Continuing Education Program: Pharmacology Update. Pediatric Diabetes: A Case Study, Lafayette, LA, October, 2015.



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