Dr. Laurie Kinchen, DNP, CPNP

  • Laurie KinchenGraduate Coordinator
    • Southeastern Louisiana University
    • College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10448
    • Hammond LA 70402
    • PHONE: (985)-549-3458/ (985)-549-2869
    • EMAIL: laurie.kinchen@southeastern.edu



      • DNP University of South Alabama College of Nursing
      • M.S. University of South Alabama College of Nursing
      • B.S. Southeastern Louisina University College of Nursing


Licensure and Board Certifications

      • 2005-present Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
      • 2012-present Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


Academic Positions

      • Graduate Nursing Coordinator
      • Assistant Professor
      • Southeastern Louisiana University, School of Nursing.


Honors & Awards

      • 2002- Recipient of the Professional Nurse Traineeship Grant. University of South Alabama
      • 2000- Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Southeastern Louisiana University College of Nursing and Health Sciences
      • 2017- Community Leader. Springfield Youth Association

Professional Affiliations

      • 2004-present. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners-Member
      • 2016-present. Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners- Member
      • 2001-present. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing-Rho Zeta. Counselor
      • 2013 Junior Auxiliary Member
      • 2009 Tangipahoa District Nurses Associatio. Member
      • 1997-1999 Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society. Member

Areas of Research Interest

    • Do Nurse Practitioner Phone calls to Parents Declining HPV Vaccine Increase Adolescent Vaccination Rates in School-Based Health Centers: A DNP Project- Data Collection phase (collaboration with DNP student)


Selected Publications & Presentations

    • Kinchen, L. and Hildalgo, S.T. (2017). Assessment of Nutrition
      Knowledge of Parents of Elementary School-aged Children to Enhance Obesity

    • Knowledge and Prevention, International Journal of Sciences:
      Basic and Applied Research, (36), 6. pages 1-13.

      • Kinchen, L.M. (2014). Vascular Complications in Maternal Care, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 45, pages 1-2.
      • Kinchen, L.M. (2014). Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Protection: Are We Using Best Practice? Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 10, pages 360-361.
      • Presentations
      • Donna Hathorn and Laurie Kinchen
        Bacterial Infections in Neonates. Neonatal Sepsis: Early and late onset. Diagnosis and treatment.RAMA-Tomsk Webinar, January 2014
      • Donna Hathorn and Laurie Kinchen
        Enteral Feedings in the Very Low Birth Weight Neonate RAMA-Tomsk Webinar, January 2014
      • Laurie Kinchen 
        DNP Project Presentation: Implementation of an Obesity Action Protocol in the Pediatric Patient: A Quality Improvement Project
        Our Lady of Lake DNP Program Day
        Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2013
      • Laurie Kinchen
        Implementation of an Obesity Action Protocol in the Pediatric Patient: A Quality Improvement Project
        Promoting Scholarship in Clinical Practice, Mobile, Alabama July 2012
      • Laurie Kinchen
        Presentation-22nd Annual Primary Care Conference
         Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners –New Orleans, Louisiana –September 2016Utilization of Obesity Toolkit for Early Diagnosis and Treatment in the Pediatric Population
      • Laurie Kinchen, Janet Jones, and Danny Lee
        Podium Presentation-2017 Tenth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference: New Orleans, Louisiana-September 2017
        Building the DNP Project
      • CUE Program 1
      • Laurie Kinchen
        Childhood Obesity: A Guide to Early Diagnosis and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient
        Tangipahoa District Nurses Association, Hammond, LouisianaMarch 2013

Selected Funded Projects and Research

      • 2016-present. Real World Ready Grant-received Experiential-learning activity incorporated into Nursing 403 course to enhance student learning utilizing patient simulation