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Linda Ledet, DNS, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing

Email: llede3@lsuhsc.edu

Phone: 504-568-4122

Office: 4A13

Office Hours:

Tuesdays 8am to 4pm

Call or email if other times are needed please.


Research Interests

Research interest are violence, mental health, HIV risk behaviors, and therapeutic relationships


Bio

Dr. Linda Manfrin Ledet is an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. She received a Bachelor of Nursing Science and a Master of Nursing from the Louisiana State University Medical Center, and a Doctorate of Nursing Science from Louisiana State University Health Science Center. She has been in nursing education for over 22 years.

Dr. Ledet is certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Clinical Nurse Specialist by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. She is board certified in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Dr. Ledet serves in the office of President-elect in the state of Louisiana for the American Psychiatric Nursing Association and past president of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Xi Zeta Chapter. Dr. Ledet serves as the Endowed Chair of the St. Charles Professorship.

Dr. Ledet has received several honors throughout her career including being the recipient of the LSUHSC New Orleans Outstanding Nursing Faculty Caring Award 2020, Louisiana Nurses Foundation, School of Nursing Nurse Educator of the Year, Baton Rouge Louisiana, July 2020, Sigma Theta Tau Xi Zeta Teaching Excellence Award and the Research Award, the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty 2020 and 2019, the Allen A. Copping Award for Excellence in Teaching, the LSUHSC School of Nursing Caring Award and the PK Sheerly Nursing Entrepreneur Award. 

Clinical experience and expertise includes mental health nursing, intimate partner violence prevention, HIV infection risk behaviors, and professional boundaries. Dr. Ledet has served as an expert witness on professional boundaries for the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.


Publications/Presentations

Ledet, L. (2021). Sexual Assault. In A. Hollier (Ed.), Clinical Guidelines in Primary Practice (4th. ed.). Lafayette, LA: Advance Practice Education Associates.

Ledet, L. (2021). Domestic Violence. In A. Hollier (Ed.), Clinical Guidelines in Primary Practice (4th. ed.). Lafayette, LA: Advance Practice Education Associates.

Ledet, L & Smith, S. (2021) Caring for Patients with Behavioral Health Needs with Psychiatric Emergency Departments, Nursing2021,51( 5), 64-67.  doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000743296.08462.22

Melerine, C. & Ledet, L. (August 2019). PANDAS: What Nurses Need to Know, Nursing 2019, 49 (8), 46-49. DOI: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000559921.99814.23

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2018). Domestic violence. In A. Hollier (Ed.), Clinical Guidelines in Primary Practice (3rd. ed.). Lafayette, LA: Advance Practice Education Associates.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2018). Sexual assault. In A. Hollier (Ed.), Clinical Guidelines in Primary Practice (3rd. ed.). Lafayette, LA: Advance Practice Education Associates.

Ledet, L. and Chatmon, B. (April 2019). Practices of Treatment and Outcomes in Adult Designated Psychiatric Emergency Departments, Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnc.2019.02.008

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Porche, D., and Eymard, A. (2015). A challenge of providing nursing care in home settings: Professional boundary violations literature review, Home Healthcare Now, 33(6), 326-332.

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Porche, D., and Westbrook, S. (2015). Relationship of intimate partner violence , human immunodeficiency virus risk behaviors, and powerlessness in African American women of child bearing age. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 26(1), 40-49.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. and Eymard, A. (2013). Schizophrenia: An unfolding case study. Published March, 2013. Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN).  http://www.qsen.org/schizophrenia-unfolding-case-study/

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Eymard, A.and Bellanger, S. (2013). Eating Disorder: An unfolding case study. Published February, 2013. Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) to http://www.qsen.org/eating -disorder-unfolding-case-study/

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2013). Acknowledgements as contributor for Chapter 9: Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. In M.A. Hogan (Ed.), Mental Health Nursing: Reviews & Rationales (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Porche, D. & Willis, D. (2012). Violence Research. In J. Fawcett & M. Wallace (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (3nd ed.). New York, Springer Publishing Co.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2011, December). Literature Review on Professional Boundaries. At Louisiana State Board of Nursing Disciplinary Hearing.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. and Bennett, M. (2010). Psychiatric issues: Case studies and quiz. In B Swanson (Ed.), ANAC's Core Curriculum for HIV/AIDS Nursing, (3nd ed.). Jones and Barlett Publishers.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2008). Chapter 9: Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. In M.A. Hogan & G.B. Smith (Eds.), Mental Health Nursing: Reviews & Rationales (pp. 176-193). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Porche, D. & Willis, D. (2006). Violence Research. In J. Fawcett & M. Wallace (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (2nd ed.). New York, Springer Publishing Co.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (2003). Chapter 9: Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. In M.A. Hogan & G.B. Smith (Eds.), Mental Health Nursing: Reviews & Rationales (pp. 171-187). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Manfrin-Ledet, L., Mitchell, D., & Bennett, M. (2006) Spiritual development of nursing students: One approach to preparing nursing students competent to provide spiritual care at the end of life, Journal of Nursing Education, 45(9), 365-370.

Manfrin-Ledet, L. (March, 2004). Relationship of Intimate Partner Violence, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Risk Behaviors, and Powerlessness in African American Women of Childbearing Age (Doctoral dissertation). Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Nursing.

Manfrin-Ledet, L., & Porche, D. (2003). The state of science: Violence and HIV infection in women.  Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care14(6), 56-68.