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Aimme McCauley, DNP, RN, CNE
NSTC Learning Lab Coordinator and Simulation Specialist


Phone: 504-568-4145

Office: 5B7

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 08:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.


Research Interests

Clinical Technology & Simulation, Nursing Science, Informatics & Education; Student-Centered Learning, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Transcultural Nursing, Diversity, Caring Science, and Mindfulness


Aimme McCauley received her baccalaureate degree in nursing science from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2002.  From Chamberlain University, College of Nursing, she received her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in nursing informatics in 2016, earned a post-graduate certificate in nursing education in 2017, and conferred her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) specializing in Healthcare Systems Leadership in August of 2020, and attained the Certified Nurse Educatorcredential from the National League for Nursing in 2021. 

Currently, Dr. McCauley is serving her second term as Secretary for the New Orleans District Nurses’ Association, serves the LSU Health New Orleans as a Faculty Senate representative for School of Nursing, serves the School of Nursing as Vice-Chair for the SON Faculty Organization, on the By-Laws, Nominations and Elections Committee, the Quality Enhancement Committee, and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society: Epsilon Nu at-Large Chapter as Governance Committee Chair ,and Undergraduate Counselor.  Additionally, she is an engaged member of the Louisiana State Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, American Nursing Informatics Association, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning, and the Transcultural Nursing Society.

Dr. McCauley’s scholarly interests include applying the rapid-cycle quality improvement framework for implementing evidence-based teaching to improve nursing education and simulation outcomes, the advancement of transcultural nursing theory and cultural humility in nursing, the implementation of caring science into nursing education, advocating for nurses through professional service organizations, and advancing the profession of nursing through education & research in communication, inclusivity, & actualization in nursing.

Dr. McCauley has provided instruction to nursing students in the classroom and online environments since 2017, sharing over 20 years of adult nursing experience from critical care specialties (cardiac, surgical, medical, neuro) to rehabilitation and home health settings. In addition to fulfilling her role as Learning Lab Coordinator and Simulation Specialist in the NSTC, Dr. McCauley serves as faculty advisor to the May 2022 student cohort, and coordinates NURS 4120 Beginning Spanish for Nursing.  In 2020, she was presented with The DAISY Faculty Award, and in December 2021 she was honored to receive the LSUHSC SON Nursing Caring Award - Faculty.