Rebecca Lyons, PhD(c), RN

  • Rebecca Lyons
    • Assistant Professor
    • Nicholls State University
    • College of Nursing and Allied Health
    • P.O. Box 2143
    • Thibodaux, LA 70310
    • PHONE:(985) 448-4697 



      • Ph.D.(c) Capella University
      • M.S.N. University of Phoenix
      • B.S.N. Nicholls State University

      Licensure and Board Certifications

      • Louisiana State Board of Nursing - Registered Nurse
      • CCRN Alum

      Academic Positions

      • Assistant Professor, Nicholls State University
      • Department Head of Nursing, Nicholls State University

      Honors & Awards

      • Presidential Award for Academic Administrator Excellence 2011
      • Great 100 Nurses of 2011
      • Excellence in Leadership Award - Xi Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
      • Nicholls Top Ten Grantsmanship Award 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
      • Apple Award 2002/2003, 2004/2005 – Outstanding Advising through a Student Organization
      • Outstanding Nursing Alumni Award - Nicholls State University Alumni Association
      • Excellence in Nursing Education Award- Xi Zeta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau

      Professional Affiliations

      • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing/Xi Zeta Chapter
      • Council of Nurse Administrators of Nursing Education of Louisiana American Association of Critical Care Nurses
      • National League of Nursing
      • Nicholls State University Alumni Association

      Areas of Research Interest

      • Nursing Education

      Selected Publications & Presentations

      • Progressive Clinical Evaluation Tools Based on the QSEN Competencies; published Online:
      • Development and Implementation of Progressive Clinical Evaluation Tools based one the QSEN Competencies, co-author, submitted to Journal of Nursing Education, July 2012, pending.
      • Progressive Clinical Evaluation Tools – permission granted for publication in Oermann & Gaberson’s 4th ed. of Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education
      • Podium Presentation: QSEN National Forum, May 20102 – Incorporating QSEN Competencies in Progressive Clinical Evaluation Tools

      Selected Funded Projects and Research

      • Nurse Family Partnership – DHH 2008-2012
      • ITS Technology Infrastructure Grant
      • Geriatrics Across the Curriculum, CI
      • High Fidelity Simulation

      Research Review

      • Abstract Reviewer - QSEN 4th National Forum 2013