Susan Karen Steele-Moses, DNS, APRN, CNS

  • Susan Moses
      • Southeastern Louisiana University
      • College of Nursing and Health Sciences SLU 10835
      • Hammond LA 70402
      • PHONE:(985)- 549-5045 



          • D.N.S. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
          • M.N. University of Mississippi Medical Center
          • B.S. Southeastern Louisiana University

          Post-Graduate/Specialty Training

          • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Indiana University

          Licensure and Board Certifications

          • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Adult Health CNS)
          • Registered Nurse in Louisiana

          Academic Positions

          • Lecturer, Southeastern Louisiana University
          • Dean, School of Health Professions, Francisan Missionaries of Our Lady of the Lake University
          • Online Faculty, University of Phoenix, School of Nursing

          Honors & Awards

          • Mentor of the Year. LSNA, Nightingale Awards
          • Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year.  LSNA, Nightingale Awards
          • Post-Doctoral Fellow:  Walther Cancer Institute: IUPUI Indianapolis, Indiana with Dr. Victoria Champion.
          • Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Nursing and Healthcare
          • Inducted into the Great 100 Nurses Organization
          • Chosen as a distinguished faculty to attend the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Institute for HBCU/MI Nurse Educators. 
          • F.A. Davis Excellence in Writing Award
          • Inclusion in Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges
          • Inclusion in Who’s Who in American Education
          • Inclusion in Who’s Who in American Nursing
          • Sigma Theta Tau: Epsilon Nu Chapter (LSUHSC)
          • Inclusion in Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges
          • Inclusion in Who’s Who in American Nursing

          Professional Affiliations

          • American Nurse’s Association: Louisiana Chapter (LSNA); Baton Rouge District
          • LSNA Board: Research and Informatics Council
          • Sigma Theta Tau: Epsilon Nu Chapter -Rho Zeta Chapter

          Areas of Research Interest

          • Cancer prevention and early detection
          • Management of adult health clinical issues
          • Quantitative research
          • Evidence based practice implementation

          Selected Publications & Presentations

          • Steele-Moses, S.K., Creel, E., & Varruth, A. (2018).  Recruitment attributes important to new nurse graduates employed on adult medical surgical units.  MEDSURG Nursing, Accepted for publication in the Sept/Oct 2018 issue.
          • Peterson, J., & Steele-Moses, S> K. (2016).  Immune checkpoint inhibitors:  New therapies available for oncology patients.  Clinical Journal of  Oncology Nursing, 20(4), 405-410.
          • Mestepey, S., & Steele-Moses, S. K. & Knobloch, A. (2015).  Combining breastfeeding and employment:  The salient beliefs of nurses working shift work  in a hospital.  International Archives of Nursing and Health Care, 1(3), 2-6.
          • Peterson, J., & Steele-Moses, S. K. (submitted for publication July, 2015). Immune checkpoint inhibitors: New therapies available for oncology patients. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.
          • Franz, S., McMahon, P. M., Calongne, L., & Steele-Moses, S. K. (2014) Anticipatory guidance through DVD. Clinical Pediatrics, 53(3), 256-260.
          • Comeaux, T., & Steele-Moses, S.K. (2013). The effect of complementary music therapy on the patient’s post-operative state anxiety, pain control and environmental noise satisfaction. Journal of Medical Surgical Nursing, 22(5), 313-318.  
          • Steele-Moses, S. K. (2012).  What do nurses want from their professional organization?  Pelican News, 68(2), 10-11.
          • Ford, D., & Steele-Moses, S. K. (2011). Predictors for African Americans’ willingness to donate organs:  A literature review.    Nephrology Nursing Journal, 38(5), 405-410.   
          • Steele-Moses, S. K., Koloroutis, M., Ydarraga, D. (2011). Testing the Caring Assessment for Care Givers Instrument.  Creative Nursing, 17, 43-50.
          • Guay, C., Murphree, P., Steele-Moses, S. K. (2011).Developing an automated RRT trigger. Nursing Management, 42(2), 50-2.
          • Johnson, C., & Steele-Moses, S. K. (2011). The use of continuous femoral nerve blocks versus extended release epidural morphine: a study comparing outcomes in total knee arthroplasty procedures. Orthopedic Nursing, 31(1), 44-53.
          • Linton, D., Porche, D. J., Steele-Moses, S. K.  (2010). Development and psychometric testing of the pap smear intention questionnaire.  Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research, 10(4).
          • Delatte, H., Alberato, R., Steele-Moses, S., Murphree, P. Decreasing urinary tract infections one indwelling catheter at a time: a hospital based skilled nursing unit performance improvement program. Pelican News, 66 (4), 8.
          • Steele-Moses, S. K. (2010).  The journey to Magnet:  Developing a research infrastructure.   Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 14, 237-239.
          • Zollinger, T., Champion, V., Monahan, P., Steele-Moses, S.K., Ziner, K., Zhao, Q., Bourff, S., Saywell, R. (2010)  Impact of Personal Characteristics on African American Women’s Beliefs and Attitudes about Breast Cancer. American Journal of Health Promotion, 24(6), 371-377.  Pub Med # 20594093.
          • Steele-Moses, S. K. (2009).  Developing a journal club at your institution.  Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 13(1), 109-112
          • Steele-Moses, S. K., Russell, K., Kreuter, M., Monahan, P. Bourff, S., & Champion, V. (2009).  Cultural constructs, stage of change, and adherence to mammography among Low-Income African American women.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 20(1), 257-273.
          • Steele-Moses, S. K. (2008).  Smoking cessation: What is the evidence?  Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 12(5), 813-5.
          • Steele, S. K., Champion, V.L. Skinner, C.S., & Russell, K. M. (2007) Development and testing of a tailored interactive DVD to promote mammography adherence. Oncology Nursing Forum, 34, 176.

          Selected Funded Projects and Research

          • How does job embeddedness contibute to nurse's desiree to stay in their current role.  Coping with Death:  The Experience eof Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurses.
          • Recruitment and Rentention Variables Important to New Graduate Registered Nurses Employed on a Medical Surgical Nursing Unit, A Mixed Methods Approach.
          • What do BSNs want from their first nursing position?
          • Louisiana Board of Regents Grant.  Awarded $84,700.  EMERGE:  Enhancing MEdical SuRgical Critical ThinkinG among BaccalaureatE Nursing Students.
          • Louisiana Health Works Commission: Recruitment and retention attributes important to new graduate registered nurses employed on adult acute care medical surgical units, a mixed methods approach.  Funded $6000.00
          • Daisy Foundation: The effectiveness of a structured patient education model (PITS©) in mitigating the effects of neutropenia among chemotherapy patients.  Funded: $4562.20
          • Daisy Foundation. The effect of a healing environment on patients’ state anxiety, pain, and environmental noise.  Funded $2987.96

          Research Review

          • American Journal of Men’s Health
          • Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
          • Journal of Health Promotion