Lori Lioce


Executive Director, Learning and Technology Resource Center Clinical Professor, College of Nursing


1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 410
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Certificate in Simulation Education, Bryan College of Health Science
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Samford University
  • Certificate Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner, The University of Alabama Huntsville
  • MSN Administration, The University of Alabama Huntsville
  • BSN, The University of Alabama Huntsville
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator - Advanced (CHSE-A) Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist (CHSOS) Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Certified Substance Abuse Provider (CSAP), The American Institute of Health Care Professionals
  • Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS), Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified , American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Clinical Expertise

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


  • Nursing Education & Technology
  • Simulation Education: standards, evidence-based practice, curricular integration & active teaching strategies
  • Primary Care
  • Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice
  • Health Policy & Ethics: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Advocacy

Recent Publications

  • Lioce, L., Budisalich, K., & Showalter, D.A.(2021).Three-dimensional printing: Collaborative nurse-led research. Annual Review of Nursing Research: Healthcare Simulation 39(1). https://doi.org/10.1891/0739-6686.39.243

  • Lioce, L.,Conelius, J., Brown, K., Schneidereith, T., Nye, C., Weston, C., & Bigley, M. (2020). Simulation guidelines and best practices for nurse practitioner programs. National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.

  • Lioce L.(Ed.), Lopreiato,J. (Founding Ed.),Downing,D., Chang,T.P., Robertson,J.M., Anderson,M., Diaz, D.A., Spain,A.E. (Assoc. Eds.), & the Terminology and Concepts Working Group. (2020). Healthcare Simulation Dictionary–Second Edition (2.1). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. AHRQ Publication No. 20-0019. https://doi.org/10.23970/simulationv2

  • Lioce, L.(2020).The evolution of healthcare simulation in graduate nursing education. In C. Alfes & E. P. Zimmermann (Eds.), Clinical simulations for the advanced practice nurse: A comprehensive guide for students, faculty, and simulation staff (pp.27-35). Springer.

  • Lioce, L.,& Hetherman, S. (2019). Putting the “O” in OSCE: A pilot Objective Structured Clinical Examination using quantum statistical software to measure outcomes. Medical Training 8(2),10-14.

  • Lioce, L.,& Herrin, K.(2018). Case study 8-1: Budgeting to enhance professional practice and productivity. In Roussel, L., Thomas, P., & Harris, J. (Eds.), Management and leadership for nurse administrators (8th ed., pp.186-187).J ones and Bartlett.

  • Lopreiato, J. O. (Ed.), Downing, D., Gammon, W., Lioce, L.,Sittner, B., Slot, V., & Spain, A. E. (Assoc.Eds.), & the Terminology and Concepts Working Group. (2016). Healthcare Simulation Dictionary. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Society for Simulation in Healthcare. AHRQ Publication No. 16(17)-0043.

  • Lioce, L.,& Herrin, K. (2016).Case study 3-1: Academic partnership and team cohesion. In Roussel, L., Thomas, P.,& Harris, J. (Eds.), Management and leadership for nurse administrators (7th ed., pp.59-60). Jones and Bartlett.

  • Cheng,A., Kessler,D., Mackinnon, R., Chang, T. P., Nadkarni, V. M., Hunt, E. A., Duval-Arnould, J., Lin, Y., Cook, D. A., Pusic, M., Hui, J., Moher, D., Egger, M., & Auerbach, M. (2016). Reporting guidelines for health care simulation research: Extensions to the CONSORT and STROBE statements. BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning 2(3),51-60. Acknowledged Contributor.

  • Lioce, L.(2014). New validation for simulation education. American Nurse, 46(4), 7. PMID:25204037