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Kendra M. Barrier, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
Assistant Dean for Student Services
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Email: kbarri@lsuhsc.edu

Phone: 504-568-4180

Office: 4C1

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, and by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Simulation, Emotional Intelligence, and Cultural Competency


Bio

Kendra Barrier is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing and a Certified Nurse Educator, currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Services (2015 to present) for the Louisiana State University Health New Orleans Center School of Nursing.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2000), and a Master of Science in Nursing (2009) from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nursing Education and Administration from Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at William Carey University (2016).

She taught in the undergraduate program as the course coordinator for the School of Nursing’s Health Assessment Theory course and an instructor in the Critical Care Nursing cohort courses. She is the course coordinator of the Evaluation in Nursing Education in the Maters program.  She is also an instructor of Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC).  She is certified as a SafeZone Trainer, Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0 and 360: EQ-i2.0, and Emergenetics. Dr. Barrier’s research interests and publication areas include simulation, emotional intelligence, and cultural competence, expanding her research with her doctoral dissertation: The Impact of a Deliberate Practice Educational Intervention with High Fidelity Patient Simulation on Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Self-Confidence, Skill Acquisition, and Communication.

Dr. Barrier has experience in emergency, intensive care, quality management, and school nursing.  She also has experience as a preceptor and a volunteer RN.  She has served as the Chairperson for the Academic Undergraduate Council (2010-2015), Secretary for the Epsilon Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (2012-2015), Faculty Advisor for the class of May 2015, Chair and panel member of the Honor Code/Grievance Committee (2010-2015), and has been an active alumni and a member of several School of Nursing committees and taskforce.  She is currently a member of the Executive Leadership Team and Administrative Council.  Serves as ex-officio for the Academic Undergraduate Council, the Academic Graduate Council, the Admission, Graduation, and Progression Committee, the Technology Committee, and the designated administrative representative for the Dean’s Diversity and Inclusivity Advisory Committee. Dr. Barrier is a liaison to the Epsilon Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Student Life Committee, the LGBT+Ally Organization for Cultural Understanding in the Health Sciences (LOCUS), and the Peer Advocate Liaison Program. She has received many honors and awards including: Outstanding Alumni (2018), the School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year (2016), four Daisy Faculty Awards (2011, 2014, 2015, & 2016), the School of Nursing’s Nursing Caring Award for Faculty (2013), an Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship Educational Enhancement Grant Award, and the Faculty Recognition of an MN Student Award (2009).  She has also been nominated for the Allen Copping Excellence in Teaching Award (2014) and the Faculty Daisy Award (2018).


Publications/Presentations

 

                Grants and Contracts

Funded

Title of grant or contract

Funding agency

Role on grant or contract

Dates of award

Percentage effort

$ awarded

“Effectiveness of Teamwork and Communication In a Critical Care Code Scenario using Interdisciplinary High-Fidelity Human Patient Simulation with Students from Four Professional Programs.”

Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship – Educational Enhancement Grant

Co-Investigator

April 2009

 

N/A

$5,503.71

 

“Interdisciplinary Teamwork and Communication Collaboration (ITACC) in a High-Fidelity Simulated Code.”

National League for Nursing, Nursing Education Research Grant

Co-Investigator

March 2009

 

N/A

$6,158.00

Journal Publications – Refereed (peer reviewed)  

Published

Barrier, K. (2018). Summary of the 2016 International Surviving Sepsis Campaign: A Clinician’s Guide. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. Vol. 30(3).

Cefalu, J. E., Barrier, K., & Davis, A. (2017). Wound infections in critical care.

Critical Care Clinics of North America, Vol. 29(1).

Garbee, D.D., Paige, J.T., Barrier, K., Kozmenko, V., Kozmenko, L., Zamjahn, J., Bonanno, L., & Cefalu, J. (2013). Interdisciplinary teamwork and communication collaboration in a simulated code scenario. Nursing Education Perspectives 34(5), 339-344.

Garbee, D., Paige, J., Bonanno, L., Rusnak, V., Barrier, K., Kozmenko, L., Yu, Q., Cefalu, J., & Nelson, K. (2013). Effectiveness of teamwork and communication education using as interprofessional high-fidelity human patient simulation critical care code. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 3(3), 1-12. Doi: 10.5430/jnep.v3n3p1

Garbee, D., Barrier, K., Bonanno, L., Cefalu, J., Paige, J., Kozmenko, V., Kozmenko, L., & Zamjahn, J. (2011). Interdisciplinary teamwork and communication in a high- fidelity simulated code [Abstract]. Clinical Simulation in Nursing 7(6), e252.

Paige, J., Garbee, D., Bonanno, L., Rusnak, V., Barrier, K., Cefalu, J., Yu, Q., Kozmenko, L., Kozmenko, V., Zamjahn, J., Nelson, K., & Swartz, W. (2011). Pilot integration of high- fidelity, interprofessional, simulation-based team training of students within a health sciences center [Abstract]. Simulation in Healthcare 6(6), 486-487.

 

               

 

Journal Publications – Non Refereed   

 

Published

Barrier, K. M. (2016). The Impact of a Deliberate Practice Educational Intervention with High Fidelity Patient Simulation on Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Self-Confidence, Skill Acquisition, and Communication.  (Doctoral dissertation). ProQuest

 

 

 

Book Chapters

 Danna, D., & Barrier, K. (2014). Cultural competency in disaster preparedness. In Cefalu, C., Disaster Preparedness for Seniors: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians. New York: Springer International Publishing, AG. pp 229-248

Garbee, D.D., Bonanno, L., Barrier, K., & Paige, J. (2012). Interprofessional team-based training. In Robertson, Paige & Bok, Simulation in Radiology. New York: Oxford University Press.

 

 

 

Invited Presentations

 

Title of Presentation

Date & Location

Organization

Category: local, national, international

Type: Podium, Poster, Workshop, etc.

 

SafeZone

November 8, 2018

Louisiana Association pf Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers

Regional

Podium

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Work Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Work Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Work Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Work Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Work Environment

 

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Clinical Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Clinical Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Clinical Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Clinical Environment

 

Emotional Intelligence and the Academic and Clinical Environment

 

 

Refereed (peer reviewed) Presentations

Title of Presentation

Date & Location

Organization

Category: local, national, international

Type: Podium, Poster, Workshop, etc.

The Impact of a Deliberate Practice Educational Intervention with High Fidelity Patient Simulation on Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Self-Confidence, Skill Acquisition, and Communication.

February 12, 2016

William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS

Local

Final Dissertation Defense

A Program of Interprofessional Simulation-based Research

April 25, 2014

East Jefferson General Hospital Metairie, LA

Linda Carson Jones Scholarship Day

 

Local

Podium

 

Nursing Faculty Perspective of Integrating Competencies and Standards of Safety and Professionalism Into Simulated Learning Experiences Utilizing RN Auditor Roles

October 28, 2013

Ochsner Medical Center

Metairie, LA

 

5th Annual EBP/Research Conference

 

Local

Podium

 

TeamSTEPPS

July 22-23, 2010

Ochsner Medical

Metairie, LA

Ochsner Medical Center and LSUHSC-SON Research

Local

Podium

 

Nutrition, Health, and Diabetes

December 26, 2012. Manifested Miracles, New Orleans, LA

Manifested Miracles

Local

Podium

Active Learning Strategies

LSUHSC-SON. New Orleans LA

Faculty Development

Local

Podium