Lorena Paul

DNP, MEd, RN-BC

Assistant Professor

Office: Nursing Building #227
E-mail: ldpaul@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 832-2151

  • Educational Degrees

    • DNP - University of Massachusetts
    • MEd - University of Southern Mississippi Harrisburg
    • MSN - Walden University
    • BSN - Arizona State University
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    • July 2018 - Present: Assistant Professor, University of the Incarnate Word, School of Nursing. Co-facilitated Partners in Care: RN's for Tomorrow grant funded project. Co-instructed BSN introduction to professional nursing leadership and clinical team leader for Community Health Practicum. 
    • January 2012 - July 2018: Adjunct Faculty, University of the Incarnate Word, School of Nursing. Co-instructed BSN inpatient obstetrics, community health and health promotions practicum experiences, and ADCAP RN to BSN Community Health Nursing Didactic and clinical courses. 
  • Courses Taught

    • 2018 - Present Introduction to Nursing Leadership
    • 2013 - Present Community Health Theory and Practicum RN to BSN on-line program 
    • 2011 - Present Community Health Practicum
    • 2015 - 2016 Health Promotions
    • 2010 - 2011 Materal/Child Health Clinical Instructor
  • Research Interests

    • Advance Care Planning
    • Applications of Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies Service Learning
    • Applications of Simulated Interprofessional Learning Activities 
  • Professional Membership

    • American Nurses Association
    • Nurse Service Organization
    • International Nurses Association
    • TX Nurse Association
    • American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing Veterans Affairs Special Interest Group
    • TX Public Health Association
    • Sigma Theta Tau International 
    • National League of Nursing 
  • Awards and Accomplishments

    • 2016 - Oustanding Community Partner o Ward Elementary School
    • 2013 - Oustanding Educational Materials Project: TX Public Health Association Annual Education Conference
    • 2012 - Medical Rerve Corps Member of the Year 
    • 2012 to 2013 - Community Emergency Response Team of the Year: Alamo Area Citizen Coprs
  • Intellectual Contributions (Publications)

    • Paul, L. (2018). Critical Choices Converstion Pilot Project. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.umass.edu/nursing_dnp_capstone/138/
    • Wilson, W., Rago, F., Gervais, B., Coleman, K., Paul, L., Paul, S. (2016). Emergency Preparedness in Bexar county 2014-2015: Report on results of San Antonio Metro Statistical Area Emergency Prepardness Survey.
  • Certifications/Licenses

    • TX RN
    • American Nurses Credentialing Center Ambulatory Care Nursing