Kristine L'Ecuyer, Ph.D., RN, CCNS, CNL

Accelerated Master's of Science in Nursing Program Coordinator; Associate Professor


Courses Taught

Pre-licensure AMSN, post-licensure MSN-CNL, clinical courses, capstone practicum courses

Education

  • B.S.N., University of Missouri - Columbia
  • M.S.N., University of Alabama - Birmingham
  • Ph.D., Education, Saint Louis University

Research Interests

Dr. L'Ecuyer is a reviewer for several nursing journals and has published in the areas of preceptor training, interprofessional education, and certification for the Clinical Nurse Role. She is also interested in researching nursing students with learning disabilities in classroom and clinical settings.

Publications and Media Placements

  • L’Ecuyer, K. M., Pole, D., Leander, S. E. (2015). The use of PBL in an interprofessional education course for health care professional students. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 9(1), 9-18.
  • Koetting, C., L’Ecuyer, K., Benz, M (2015). Nurse practitioner student preceptor orientation via a WIKI. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(2), 124-130.
  • Lach, H.W., Lorenz, R. A., L’Ecuyer, K. M. (2014). Aging muscles and joints: Mobilization. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 26(1), 105-113.
  • Krampe, J, L’Ecuyer, K., and Palmer, J. (2013). Development of an online orientation course for preceptors in a dedicated education unit program. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 44(8), 352-356.
  • Hayes, E.C. & L’Ecuyer, K. (1998). A Standard of Care for Radial Artery Grafting. American Journal of Critical Care, 7(6), 429-435.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. & Lach, H. (2016). The older Adult High-Acuity Patient. In K. D. Wagner & M. G. Hardin-Pierce (Eds.), High Acuity Nursing 7e (pp. xx-xx). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • Lach H., & L’Ecuyer, K. (2014). The older Adult High-Acuity Patient. In K. D. Wagner & M. G. Hardin-Pierce (Eds.), High Acuity Nursing 6e (pp. 31-60). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • L'Ecuyer, K., Meyer, G. A. (2011). Educating Students for a New Nursing Role: The Clinical Nurse Leader. Missouri State Board of Nursing Newsletter, 3(13), 3.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2010). Instructor’s Manual to Accompany Urden, L.D., Stacy, K. & Lough, M.E., Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management 6e. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Sabol, V., L’Ecuyer, K., & Wagner, K.D. (2010). Nutrition. In K. D. Wagner, K. L. Johnson, & M. G. Hardin-Pierce (Eds.), High Acuity Nursing 5e (pp. 744-758). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. & Lach H. (2010). The Older Adult High-Acuity Patient. In K. D. Wagner, K. L. Johnson, & M. G. Hardin-Pierce (Eds.), High Acuity Nursing 5e (pp. 29-58). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2010). Nursing Assessment of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders. In K. Osborn & C. Wraa (Eds.), Medical Surgical Nursing: Preparation for Practice 1e (pp.1052-1073). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2007). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. In M. K. Elkin, A. G. Perry, & P. A. Potter, (Eds.), Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills 4e. (pp. 638-657). St. Louis: Mosby.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2007). Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice 6e (pp. 1-17). St. Louis: Mosby.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2005). Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Fundamentals of Nursing 6e (pp. 89-105 ). St. Louis: Mosby.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2004). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance. In M. P. Elkin, P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Nursing Interventions and Clinical Skills 3e (pp. 725-746). St. Louis: Mosby.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2003). Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Basic Nursing: Essentials for Practice 5e (pp. 1-14). St. Louis: Mosby.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2002). Sallud y biebestar. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Fundamentos de Enfermeria Quinta edicion (Chapter 1). Madrid: Harcourt Health Sciences.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2001) Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Fundamentals de Enfermagem: Conceitos, Processo e Practica, (Portegese Translation) (Chapter 1). Rio de Janeiro: Guanabaro-Koogan.
  • L’Ecuyer, K (2001). Health and Illness. In T. Crisp, C. Taylor, P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Fundamental of Nursing (Australian adaptation) (Chapter 1). Sidney, Australia: Harcourt Health Sciences.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (2001). Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Fundamentals of Nursing 5e (Chapter 1). St. Louis: Harcourt Health Sciences.
  • L’Ecuyer, K. (1999) Health and Wellness. In P. A. Potter & A. G. Perry (Eds.), Basic Nursing: A Critical Thinking Approach 4e (pp. 2-20). St.Louis: CV Mosby

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • I am a certified Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care Nursing from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International member and past board member of the Delta Lambda chapter