Tricia Templet, DNP, APRN, CNP-PC, FNP-C, CPEN


Degrees & Institutions

          • ADN Piedmont Community College
          • BSN (Minior in psychology)  Northwest State University
          • DNP University of San Diego

          Post Graduate/Specialty Training

          • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
            Family Nurse Practitioner 

          Licensure and Board Certifications

          • Louisiana State Board of Registered Nursing, RN and APRN (PNP) licenses current through January 31, 2021

          • Pediatric Nursing Board Certification, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, current through February, 2020

          • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner, current through September, 2020

          • Pediatric Nursing Board Certification, Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse, current through February, 2020

            Academic Positions

Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Honors & Awards

  • Acadiana Celebrates Nursing, Top 25 Nurses in Acadiana, 2019

        • Professional Affiliations

  • 2017 - Present: National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Member
  • 2017 - present: American Nursing Informatics Association, Member
  • 2015 - Present: Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member
  • 2014 - present: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Member/Faculty Advisor
  • 2013 - present: American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member


        • Areas of Research Interest

  • Emergency nursing
  • School nursing
  • Developmental pediatrics including ADHD and autism
  • Guided imagery
  • Newborn/infant care
  • Pediatric urgent care

        • Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Rholdon, R., Lemoine, J., & Templet, T. (2018).  Simulation: Improving knowledge and retention of infant safe sleep practices.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 19, 38-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2018.04.001

  • Templet, T. & Lemoine, J. (2017). Benign neonatal skin conditions. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(4), e199-202. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.09.013

  • 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. & Templet, T. (2016). Recognizing infants exposed to illicit substances in utero. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12(4), e177-178. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.01.016

  • Templet, T. (2015). Reducing antipyretic use for low-grade fevers in otherwise healthy children. Doctoral practice project, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.