Frances Stueben DNP, RN, CCRN, CHSE

    • Frances Stueben


Contact Information

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    College of Nursing and Allied Health
    V.L. Wharton Hall, Office 370-B
    P.O. Box 43810 
    Lafayette, LA 70504

  • Phone: (337)-482-5620


Degrees & Institutions

D.N.P. University of Central Arkansas
M.S.N. University of Louisiana at Lafayette
B.S.N. University of Southwestern Louisiana

        • Licensure and Board Certifications

          Registered Nurse in Louisiana
          Critical Care Registered Nurse
          Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

          Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor
  • Second Semester Senior Coordinator BSN Program
  • Simulation Program Coordinator
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    Honors & Awards

    2019 Acadiana Celebrates Nursing
    2016 Outstanding DNP Student Award

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Delta Eta Chapter, Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Member
  • International Association of Clinical Simulation in Nursing, Member
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Member

Areas of Research Interest

  • Acute Care Nursing, Simulation, Nursing Education

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Harrington, D., Stueben, F. & Lenahan, C. (accepted for publication in 2019). ST-elevation myocardial infarction and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Medical and surgical interventions. Crit Care Nurs Clin N Am, 31, pp. 49-64.

  • Leigh, G. & Stueben, F. (2018, March 9). Setting learners up for success: Briefing and prebriefing strategies. Teaching and Learning in Nursing (13), 185-189.

  • Harrington, D. Stueben, F. & Lenahan, C. (2018, July 13). Chagas disease in the United States: A growing public health concern.  Clinical Advisor. Clinical Feature:

  • Stueben, F. (2017). Implementation of a simulation-based cardiac surgery advanced life support course. Clinical simulation in Nursing, doi. 10.1016/j.ecns.2017.04.010

  • Leigh, G., Stueben, F., Harrington, D., & Healtherman, S. Making the case for simulation-based assessment to overcome the challenges in evaluating clinical competency. International Journal of Nursing Education and Scholarship.


  • Safe Sleep Toolkit – development of toolkit for delivering training to healthcare providers on infant safe sleep. April, 2018

  • Louisiana Faculty Sim Day 2019 - Getting Started with Simulation: Why? What? How?

    Selected Funded Projects & Research
  • Performance Improvement Project: Stratification and Early Recognition of Risk for Tissue Injury Through use of a Non-invasive Transcutaneous Oxygen Measuring Instrument. Collaborative project with St. Martin Hospital. ($2000.00 June 2018 through completion in 2019)

  • UL Lafayette Department of Nursing Mini Grant for Safe Sleep Toolkit Project. ($2830.00, November 2018)

  • Awarded Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Research Grant. Implementation of a Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support Course ($490.00, Feb 2016)