Lori Lioce, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, CHSE, FAANP

Lori Lioce

Lori Lioce, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, CHSE, FAANP
Clinical Associate Professor/
Executive Director, Learning and Technology Resource Center

Office: NB 351
256.824.6139
Lori.Lioce@uah.edu

Education

  • Certificate in Simulation Education, Bryan College of Health Science
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Samford University
  • Post-Masters Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama Huntsville
  • Master of Science in Nursing Administration, The University of Alabama Huntsville
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, The University of Alabama Huntsville

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified

Clinical Expertise

  • Healthcare Simulation Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Primary & Emergent Care
  • Healthcare Policy, Advocacy, Ethics

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Simulation laboratories, clinical practice laboratories, and technology-based initiatives
  • Responsible for providing faculty and students with hands-on assistance in the use of technology including simulation and other learning resources as needed
  • Provides leadership in developing a strategic vision for the college’s use of technology including simulation
  • Graduate and Undergraduate programs as needed.

Service Activities

  • Quality Enhancement Plan Committee, The University of Alabama in Huntsville Spring 2015
  • Quality Enhancement Plan Committee, The University of Alabama in Huntsville Summer 2015
  • Administrative Leadership Team, University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing
  • Undergraduate Dean Search Committee, University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing Spring 2014
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Transformation Task Force, University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing Fall 2014- Spring 2015
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Society, National Finance Committee 2015
  • Parliamentarian, UAH College of Nursing Faculty Organization 2014 present
  • Vice-President of Operations, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning 2014-2016
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH) Terminology Committee and Certification Development Committee (SimTech/Ops) 2013-2015
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Society, National Finance Committee 2014
  • American Nurses Association Editorial Advisory Board for The American Nurse 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Reviewer, Clinical Simulation In Nursing Journal 2014, 2015
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Standards Committee 2012-2015
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Standards Committee 2012-2015
  • 2013-2014 American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses Professional Issues Revision Steering Committee
  • 2013-2014 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning: International Chapter Development Task Force
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare, Simulation Technician Certification Committee 2013
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Alabama State Representative 2012-2014
  • UAH Alumni Chapter College of Nursing Representative 2012 -2013
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Faculty Development Committee 2012-2013
  • Chair, Board of Trustees, American Nurses Association National Political Action Committee 2011-2012
  • Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, American Nurses Association National Political Action Committee 2008-2011
  • UAH College of Nursing Faculty Search Committee 2011-2012
  • UAH College of Nursing Graduate Sub-curriculum Committee 2010-2013
  • UAH College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Coordinating Committee 2010-2013
  • UAH College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Admission and Progression Committee 2010-2013
  • Huntsville Hospital Foundation Development Council Member 2010-2013
  • Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama Legislative Committee 2011- 2012
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Faculty Development Committee 2012-2013
  • President Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama 2010-2011
  • American Nurses Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics 2006-2010

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • International Excellence in Service Award, The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning June 2015
  • Honoree Health and Human Services and Education, Women Honoring Women, Women's Economic Development Council Foundation 2013
  • Fellow American Academy of Nurse Practitioner 2013
  • Living Legacy Leadership Award Recipient Samford University, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing 2012
  • University of Alabama Birmingham Geriatric Faculty Scholars Program 2012
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Alabama State Nurse Practitioner Excellence Advocate Award Recipient 2011
  • Alabama State Nurses Association Selected Faces of Nurses Calendar 2011
  • Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama State Advocacy Award 2011
  • Pearson Report National Poster Award for NP Advocacy 2010
  • Alabama League for Nursing Lamplighter Award 2009
  • Inducted Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society 2008
  • Alabama Association Nursing Students Leader of Leader Award 2007
  • Selected, Fellows of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Mentorship program 2007
  • Inducted Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society 2005
  • UAH Distinguished Student Leader Award 1997

Research Interests

  • Simulations Standards and Guidelines
  • Simulation integration & teaching strategies
  • Primary Care
  • Advanced Practice Nursing Scope of Practice, legislation, barriers to care
  • Nursing, standards, guidelines
  • Health Policy

Publications

Peer-Reviewed

Submitted/In Press

  • Rutherford, T. & Lioce, L. Descriptive Utilization Research: Standards of Best Practice Simulation.
  • Lioce, L. & Graham, L. Implementation of Simulation Ethics for Educators and Students.
  • Sittner, B., Aebersold, M. , Paige, J. , Graham, L., Parsons-Schram, A., Decker,S., & Lioce, L. INACSL Standards of Best Practice for Simulation - Past, Present, and Future.

Published

  • Lioce, L., Meakim, C., Fey M., Chmil, J. Mariani, B. & Alinier, G. (2015). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Design. Clinical Simulation in Nursing.
  • Rutherford-Hemming, T. & Lioce, L. (2015). Certified Simulation Healthcare Educators: Descriptive Exploratory Analysis Using Survey Research. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11(4). 222-227. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2015.02.001
  • Rutherford-Hemming, T., Lioce, L., & Durham, C. F. (2015). Implementing the Standards of Best Practice: Simulation. Nurse Educator, (40)1.
  • Lioce, L., Reed, C. C., Lemon, D., King, M. A., Martinez, P. A., Franklin, A. E., Boese, T., Decker, S., Sando, C. R., Gloe, D., Meakim, C., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard III: Participant Objectives. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S15-S18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.005.
  • Meakim, C., Boese, T., Decker, S., Franklin, A. E., Gloe, D., Lioce, L., Sando, C. R., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard I: Terminology. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S3-S11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.001.
  • Gloe, D., Sando, C. R., Franklin, A. E., Boese, T., Decker, S., Lioce, L., Meakim, C., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard II: Professional Integrity of Participant(s). Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S12-S14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.004.
  • Franklin, A. E., Boese, T., Gloe, D., Lioce, L., Decker, S., Sando, C. R., Meakim, C., & Borum, J. C. (2013, June). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard IV: Facilitation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S19-S21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.011.
  • Boese, T., Cato, M., Gonzalez, L., Jones, A., Kennedy, K., Reese, C., Decker, S., Franklin, A. E., Gloe, D., Lioce, L., Meakim, C., Sando, C. R., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation: Standard V: Facilitator. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S22-S25. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.010.
  • Decker, S., Fey, M., Sideras, S., Caballero, S., Rockstraw, L. (R.), Boese, T., Franklin, A. E., Gloe, D., Lioce, L., Sando, C. R., Meakim, C., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard VI: The debriefing process. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S27-S29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.008.
  • Sando, C. R., Coggins, R. M., Meakim, C., Franklin, A. E., Gloe, D., Boese, T., Decker, S., Lioce, L., & Borum, J. C. (2013). Standards of Best Practice: Simulation Standard VII: Participant Assessment and Evaluation. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 9(6S), S30-S32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2013.04.007.
  • Lioce, L., Thompson, P., Beckwith, I., Gadling-Cole, C. & Kynerd, R. (2012). Interdisciplinary reflections in geriatric care of the heart failure patient. The Deep South CME Network, September. UAB Geriatric Education Center: UAB Division of CME. http://www.alabamacme.uab.edu/courses/Geriatric/Geriatric_Care_of_Heart_Failure_Patient/ID0505.asp
  • Lioce, L. (2011). Restrictive collaboration: the Alabama Nurse Practitioner. The Alabama Nurse, Dec/Feb, 37(4) p5.
  • Lioce, L. (2009). Headlines from the Hill. American Nurse Today 4(4). http://www.americannursetoday.com/Article.aspx?fid=2446&id=2522

Book Chapter

  • Gore, T. N. & Lioce, L. (2014). Creating effective simulation environments. In B. Ulrich & B. Mancini, (Eds.). Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success (pp. 49-86). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Book Contributions

Submitted

  • Lioce, L. & Herrin, K. (2015) Case Study: Transforming relationships and accountability to improve care. Chapter 5: Transformational Leadership in an Era of Healthcare Reform. In Roussell, L. Management and Leadership For Nurse Administrators. 7th Edition.

Published

  • Lioce, L. (2014) [In Press]. Chapter 7 Excerpt: Enhancing Political Capital through Endorsements. In Patton, B., Zalon, M. and Ludwick, R. (Eds.) Nurses Making Policy From Bedside to Boardroom. Springer Publishing: NY. ISBN-13: 9780826198914
  • American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing: Code of Ethics. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association. Acknowledged Contributor as member steering committee that revised this book.
  • American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association. Acknowledged Contributor as member of the Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics that developed this book.
  • American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing's social policy statement: The essence of the profession. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association. Acknowledged Contributor as member of the Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics that developed this book.

Other Contributions

  • Lioce, L. (September 2014). New validation for simulation education. The American Nurse Jul/Aug. http://www.theamericannurse.org/index.php/2014/09/02/new-validation-for-simulation-education/
  • Using simulation to facilitate learning: An APRN geriatric simulation instructional video. Lioce, L. (February, 2012). The Deep South CME Network. UAB Geriatric Scholars Forum Education Center: UAB Division of CME.
  • SIMSKIN Prototype Developer: Nurse training Pad. Suturing with tendon involvement, incisions and drainage task trainer.

Presentations

International

  • Epps, C., Lioce, L. & Boese, T. . Introduction of the New Simulation-enhanced Interprofessional Education Standard. Podium Presentation: INACSL Annual Conference Atlanta Georgia June 12, 2015.
  • Lioce, L. &, Meakim, C.& Mariani, B. Introduction of the New Simulation Design Standard. Podium Presentation: INACSL Annual Conference Atlanta Georgia June 12, 2015
  • Kardong-Egren, S., Rutherford-Hemming, T., Jeffries,, P., Lioce, L., & Sittner, B. Implications of the NCSBN Study and the INACSL Standards of best Practice: Simulation. INACSL Conference Plenary Session: Expert Panel. June 12, 2015.
  • Graham, L. & Lioce , L. (2015). The Role of Ethics in Simulation Education Webinar March 18, 2015. The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning.
  • Lioce, L. (2015). Impacting the Quality of Healthcare Education through Simulation Design. Briefing (Podium). AlaSim International May 7 Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Using Simulation in Creative and Unique Areas of Learning Workshop #8355. Rutherford-Hemming, T. , Harris, M. Lioce, L. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. January 12, 2015. New Orleans, LA
  • Creating Better Simulations for All Your Learners - Here's How. Workshop 8825. Loprieto, J., Decker, S., ...Lioce, L. International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. January 12, 2015. New Orleans, LA.
  • Developments in Advanced Practice Nursing Simulation. HEATT Conference 2014 (Health Education Assessment Training and Technology) Lioce, L. August 21, 2014 Invited Speaker: 1st Annual conference August 2014 Orlando Florida. http://halldale.com/heatt-2014/conference-proceedings#.VBHSgEg9csU
  • Adopting INACSL Simulation Standards: The Secret formula for success. Lioce, L., Rutherford-Hemming, T. & Durham, C. June 18, 2014. International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Annual Conference Pre-conference 4 hour Workshop. Orlando Florida. http://inacsl2014.conferencespot.org/56639-inascl-1.1176841/lori-lioce-1.1177207
  • Developing a Statewide Simulation Alliance and Consortium: Panel Discussion. June 2014. International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida. http://inacsl2014.conferencespot.org/56639-inascl-1.1176841/lori-lioce-1.1177207
  • Transforming Undergraduate Nursing Simulations for Advanced Practice Nurses. June 20, 2014. International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida. Poster Presentation.
  • Translating PNCIs for Advanced Practitioner Education. April 30, 2014 HPSN World 2014 (Human Patient Simulation Network). Sarasota Florida. Podium presentation. http://www.hpsn.com/event/hpsn-world-2014---wrap-up/127/
  • Revolutionizing Healthcare Education through Simulation Education. AlaSim International 2014. Alabama Simulation and Modeling Council. May 6, 2014 Huntsville Alabama Invited Podium Presentation. http://www.almsc.org/alasim-final-program-2014.pdf
  • Forming a State-wide Simulation Alliance: Collaborating with fellow simulation users. Watts, P. & Lioce, L. AlaSim International 2014. May 6, 2014 Huntsville Alabama . Invited Podium Presentation. http://www.almsc.org/alasim-final-program-2014.pdf
  • Getting Connected: Empower your Faculty and Facilitators through Implementation of INACSL's Standards of Best Practice: Simulation. Lioce, L., Rutherford-Hemming, T. and Leighton, K. 14th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (January 27, 2014). Moscone Center West in San Francisco, CA.
  • Integrating simulation into your curriculum: Tips and Challenges. (October 23, 2013). Mancini, B., Lioce, L., Liaw, S. 2nd Asia Pacific Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Shanghai, China. Invited Speaker: Pre-conference workshop (4 hours).
  • Expert Panel: Challenges in Curriculum Integration. Lioce, L., Mancini, B., Aijing, X., and Chen, F. (October 23, 2013). 2nd Asia Pacific Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Shanghai, China. Invited Speaker, Course Director and expert panelist.
  • Implementing the INACSL 'Standards of Best Practice' for Simulation. HPSN World 2103 (Human Patient Simulation Network). San Francisco, CA. July 1 and July 2, 2013. L. Lioce & B. Hewett. Podium Presentations.
  • Hit the Jackpot with Evidence Based/Best Practice Standards. 12th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference: Hit the Jackpot with Evidence Based Simulation. Las Vegas, NV. June, 14 2013. J. Borum, C. Sando, S. Decker, D. Gloe, T. Boese, L. Lioce & C. Meakim. Plenary Session. http://www.nursing.uthscsa.edu/ce/RVS_FINAL%20INACSL%2012th%20Annual%20Conference%20brochure.pdf p. 16
  • Full House Participation: Winning with a Faculty Training Website." 12th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference: Hit the Jackpot with Evidence Based Simulation. Las Vegas, NV. June 13, 2013. L. Lioce. Podium Presentation. http://www.nursing.uthscsa.edu/ce/RVS_FINAL%20INACSL%2012th%20Annual%20Conference%20brochure.pdf p.11
  • Breaking the Mold: Large Class Simulation in a Day. HPSN World 2012 (Human Patient Simulation Network), Tampa, FL. February 2012. L. Lioce. Podium Presentation.

National

  • Lioce, L. &, Meakim, C. New Standard of Best Practice: Simulation Design. Webinar. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. June 23, 2015. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars/past-webinars
  • Adamson, K. & Lioce, L. Simulation Evaluation Methods and Tools. Webinar. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. May 27, 2015. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars/past-webinars
  • Faculty Development: Debriefing Methods in Simulation." American Association of Colleges of Nursing. October 16, 2012. A. Ackerman & L. Lioce. Webinar. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars/2012/10/16/debriefing-techniques-in-simulation
  • APRN Role with Genetics & Genomics" American Association of Nurse Practitioners 28th Annual National Conference: Lecture series. Las Vegas, Nevada. June 21, 2011. L. Lioce. Podium Presentation #: 13.4.69 – 1.
  • Restrictive Collaboration: One States Story. American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 26th Annual National Conference: Lecture series. Las Vegas, Nevada. June, 2011. L. Lioce Podium Presentation.

Local

  • Debriefing the Debriefer. Lioce, L., Rutherford –Hemming, T. & Watts, P. Faculty development workshop (3 hour). May 4, 2015 The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Developments in Simulation Education. (October 2, 2015). The Alabama Nurses Association Annual Convention. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Lioce, L. Podium Presentation
  • Women's Heart Health. (May 15, 2014). North Alabama Medical Reserve Corps. 7th Annual Women Wellness Event. Burritt Museum, Huntsville, AL. L. Lioce. Podium.
  • Revolutionizing Healthcare Education through Simulation Education. AlaSim International 2014. Alabama Simulation and Modeling Council. May 6, 2014 Huntsville Alabama Invited Podium Presentation. http://www.almsc.org/alasim-final-program-2014.pdf
  • Forming a State-wide Simulation Alliance: Collaborating with fellow simulation users. Watts, P. & Lioce, L. AlaSim International 2014. May 6, 2014 Huntsville Alabama . Invited Podium Presentation.
  • Leadership and Advocacy: Reflections on Leadership. (November 19, 2013). University of Alabama in Birmingham. Virtual Presenter for NUR 604: Leadership in Advanced Practice Nursing. Advocacy in Healthcare: Module 5
https://uab-bblearn.blackboard.com/webapps/bb-collaborate-BBLEARN/guest.recording.launch.event?uid=8e4963a3-7191-4f7f-80be-2f31606e6bea
  • Alabama Legislative Update. River Region Association of Nurse Practitioners. Monthly Meeting, Montgomery, AL. (August, 2011). L. Lioce. Regional Podium Presentation.
  • Alabama APRN Scope of Practice Barriers. Bay Area Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Meeting: Your Spring professional power boost. Mobile, AL. (April 2011). L. Lioce, R. Brown, & J. Selway. Invited Podium Presenter & Panelist.
  • Alabama Advanced Practice Registered Nurse: Practice Update: Prescribing Privileges. Alabama State Nurses Association Annual Convention. Mobile, AL. September 2010. L. Lioce. 4 hour Workshop
  • Charging Forward, Leading Change in Healthcare in North Alabama; An Urgent report brief from the Institute of Medicine: The future of Nursing leading change, advancing healthcare. Raines, F. Herrin, Donna, O'Neal, P., Griggs, T., & Lioce, L. Invited Panelist (December 2010).
  • Annual Update: Alabama Nurse Practitioner Practice. Wiregrass Continuing Education Palooza, Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama Annual Meeting. Panama City, FL. Invited Podium. Lioce, L. (May, 2010).

Research Grants

  • Nursing Education Immersive training in a Cave Automatic Virtual Environment. (February 2014) Reed, G. and Lioce L. Not Funded.
  • A pilot study: Standardized Clinical Assessment Tool Designed to Measure a Student's Integrated Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Using Simulation to reinforce learning. Society for Simulation in Healthcare. (September 2013). Lioce, L. and Heatherman, S. Not funded.
  • Primeau, M., Harwell, D., Lioce, L. (2013-2014). Enhancing Simulation Learning Outcomes through Increased Authenticity. Cross-College Faculty Research Program. University of Alabama Huntsville. Funded $5000
  • Petty, M., Lioce, L. and Reed, G. (2012). Nursing Education Immersive Training in a Cave Automatic Virtual Environment. University Research Institute Initiative (URII): UAH. Not funded.
  • Hoy, H., Alexander, S. & Lioce, L. (2012). CMS Demonstration project proposal: Graduate nurse education. Huntsville Hospital Foundation and UAH. Not funded

Consulting

  • Independent Healthcare Simulation Consultant - Providing training and solutions for simulation curricular integration, ethics, facilitation, debriefing and the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation.
  • Drexel University, College of Medicine, Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation Adjunct Faculty