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School of Nursing and Health Sciences Department of Nursing

Laura Suzanne Carpenter

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Louisiana State University, 2010
    Major: Human Resource Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    Southeastern Louisiana University, 1994
    Major: Community Psychosocial Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1982
    Major: Nursing

Licensure & Certificates

  • R.N.
  • Registered Nurse License

Publications

  • "Gastrointestinal drugs CD:ROM; Pharmacology Made Easy Series."MEDS Publishing 1998
  • "Incorporating the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services into a nursing curriculum"Catholic Social Science Review 2012
  • "Pills, thrills and pharmacology drills! Strategies to increase student retenti.on in an entry-level nursing pharmacology course"Teaching and Learning in Nursing/ Elsevier 2016
  • "How to create a web-enhanced pharmacology class; Guest Lecture"Nursing Spectrum, Online 2003
  • "An examination of the Influence of Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, and subsequent western philosophers on the thought of John Paul II"Social Justice Review 2011
  • "What deters nurses from participating in web-based graduate nursing programs? "Nurse Education Today /Elsevier 2015
  • "Flexibility: An Integral Part of Being a Nurse"F.A. Davis 1999
  • "New Hope for Catholic Higher Education: ExCorde Ecclesiae, a Lay Perspective"AuthorHouse 2005
  • "The Philosophic Thought of John Paul II: the influence of Aristotle, St. Thomas, and later thinkers Part II "Social Justice Review 2011

Presentations

  • "Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual National Conference"The Influence of St. Thomas Aquinas on the Discipline of Education.
    Steubenville, Ohio. September 2011
  • "Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual National Conference"How to incorporate the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services into a Nursing Curriculum
    Long Island, N.Y.. September 2012
  • "Capella Best Practices Meeting"Fostering a Growth Mindset in the Online Environment
    Dr. Marie Elena Barry's Adobe Connect Room for the SONHS. July 2018
  • "National Organization for Associate Degree Nurses' Annual National Conference"Pills, Thrills, and Pharmacology Drills: Face to Face and Web-based Retention Strategies for Pharmacology Students.
    Atlanta, Georgia. October 2010
  • "Louisiana Organization for Associate Degree Nurses Annual Conference"Retention Strategies in Teaching Nursing
    New Orleans, LA. February 2011
  • "Louisiana Organization for Associate Degree Nurses Annual Conference"How to create a web-enhanced pharmacology course
    New Orleans, LA. March 2004
  • "Sigma Theta Tau New Orleans Chapter"Deterrents to participation in web-based graduate nursing programs
    Andrea's Restaurant. April 2010
  • "Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual National Conference"New Hope for Catholic Higher Education: ExCorde Ecclesiae, A Lay Perspective
    Holy Cross College, South Bend, Indiana. September 2010
  • "Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual National Conference"Threats to Religious Freedom: Four Voices from the Healthcare Battlefield.
    Long Island, N.Y.. September 2012
  • "National league for Nursing Technology Conference 2010"Using Streaming Videos and Blogs in Web-Enhanced Pharmacology
    Indiana University-Perdue, Indianapolis. December 2009
  • "Faculty Scholarship, Development and Engagement Council"Academic Integrity
    My Adobe Connect Room for the SONHS. March 2018
  • "Southern Regional Educational Board: Council for Collegiate Education in Nursing Annual Conference"Using online case study blogs and streaming videos as a retention tool in a web-enhanced pharmacology course.
    Atlanta, Georgia. September 2010
  • "Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual National Conference"The Influence of Western Philosophers on the Thought of John Paul II.
    Holy Cross College, South Bend, Indiana. September 2010
  • "Louisiana State Board of Regents at Our Lady of the Lake College"New Hope for Catholic Higher Education
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana. April 2006
  • "Ubiquitous Learning annual conference"Deterrents to participation in web-based graduate nursing programs
    Vancouver, British Columbia. November 2010
  • "Capella Flex Path Best Practices Meeting November 16, 2017"Academic Honesty
    Adobe Connect Meeting Room Dr. Carpenter Presenter. November 2017

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Bridget Roberts DNP, MSN, BSN

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