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Leanne H. Fowler, DNP, AG/ACNP-BC, CNE
Program Director for Nurse Practitioner Programs
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Email: lfowle@lsuhsc.edu

Phone: 504-568-4156

Office: 4A14

Office Hours:

Mon & Tues 8am - 2pm

Others by appointment only.

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Geriatrics in acute settings, Point-of-Care ultrasound, Nurse Practitioner Education


Bio

Dr. Fowler has served as the Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs since June 15, 2017 and Coordinator of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) concentration since January 6, 2016. She began her career as a Nursing Educator January of 2008 at LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. She continues to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs; and maintains active practice as a board certified AGACNP on Hospital Medicine and Emergency Medicine teams.

Dr. Fowler is nationally recognized in the American Association of Critical-care Nurses' Circle of Excllence 2017 class for her contributions to the development of critical care nurses. She has been locally recognized with the student-nominated 2014 Nurse Caring award, multiple student-nominated Daisy awards and nominations over the years, and as a Great 100 nurse in the class of 2012.

Dr. Fowler also serves her academic and professional communities on multiple School of Nursing committees and professional nursing, medical, and nursing education organizations as an officer. Dr. Fowler takes pride in mentoring new faculty in the role of a nursing educator and new students into the roles of Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. She is married with three children and has lived and worked professionally in the metropolitan New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas for more than 20 years.


Publications/Presentations

 

Journal Publications – Refereed (peer reviewed)  

 

Published

Fowler, L. & Lee, S. (2017). Antibiotic trends amid multi-resistant gram negative infections in intensive care units. Critical Care Clinics, 29(1):111-118. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2016.09.010.

Lee, S., Divens, L., & Fowler, L. (2017). The role of liver function in the setting of cirrhosis secondary to chronic infection and critical illness. Critical Care Clinics, 29(1):37-50. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2016.09.006.

Tartavoulle, T., Manning, J., & Fowler, L. (2013). The Effectiveness of Bed Position versus Chair Position on Reliability and Validity of Cardiac Index in Patients with a Pulmonary Artery Catheter: A Systematic Review Protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 11(8). Retrieved from http://www.joannabriggslibrary.org/jbilibrary/index.php/jbisrir.

Tartavoulle, T., Manning, J., & Fowler, L. (2011). Smoothing the transition from bedside to classroom. American Nurse Today 6(5).

 

Accepted for Publication (in-press)

Fowler, L. (Accepted for publication 6/2018). Nursing Management for Patients Post-operative Cardiac Device Insertion & Minimally Invasive Procedures. Critical Care Clinics

Fowler, L. & Tartavoulle, T. (Accepted for publication 2/2018). Cardiogenic Shock in the Septic Patient: Early Identification and Evidence-Based Management. Critical Care Clinics

Fowler, L. & Landry, J. (Accepted for publication-2/2018). Early Identification and Management of the Septic Patient in the Emergency Department. Critical Care Clinics

Fowler, L. (Accepted for publication - 8/15/2016). Preventing oversedation in the ventilated adult within a community hospital. American Journal of Nursing. Resubmitted 7/2018.

 

Journal Publications – Non Refereed   

 

Published

Fowler, L. (Dec 2016 Issue). Preparing NP Students with Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Nursing School. The Pelican News. Retrievable at: https://www.nursingald.com/publications/1434.

 

Books

Fowler, L. (2016). Evidence-Based Nursing: Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care. Parenteau, C. & Cheramie, K. (edited) Brockton, MA: Western Schools

Fowler, L. (2016). Antiplatelet Therapy: Implications for Patient Management. Chambers, Suzanne (edited). Brockton, MA: Western Schools.

Fowler, L. (2016). Oral Anticoagulant Therapy: Implications for Patient Management. Chambers, Suzanne (edited). Brockton, MA: Western Schools.

 

 

Book Chapters

 Fowler, L. (2018). Patient Education. Carpenter, D. (Ed). Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Q&A Review. New York: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-10: 0826164781

 Fowler, L. (2018). The Nurse Practitioner-Patient Relationship. Carpenter, D. (Ed). Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Q&A Review. New York: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-10: 0826164781

Fowler, L. & Porche, D. (2018). Male gentalia and rectal assessment. Jensen,S. (Ed.) Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach, 3rd Ed. :Wolters Kluwer. ISBN-10: 1496349172