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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Luvenia Manning, MBA, MSN, RN-BC

Instructor of Nursing/Pre-Licensure BSN Program Director

Luvenia Manning, MBA, MSN, RN-BC

Instructor of Nursing/Pre-Licensure BSN Program Director
Nursing
School of Health Professions
lu.manning@uprovidence.edu

Biography:

Luvenia β€˜Lu’ Manning is a Clinical Instructor of Nursing and the Program Director for the Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at the University of Providence’s School of Health Professions. Manning is a detail-oriented nursing leader with 23 years of experience in the nursing field. Her diverse clinical background includes experience in Orthopedics, Outpatient Surgery, Telehealth Nursing, Family Health clinic, and Internal Medicine clinic.

With 21 years of service in the United States Air Force Nurse Corps, Manning held key leadership positions such as Chief Nursing Executive Officer and Command Level Education & Training Advisor. She provided guidance to 75 military healthcare facilities worldwide and has over 12 years of experience serving as Course Director, Instructor, and Simulation Operator. Her educational experience includes a Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Education from Walden University, a Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management from Columbia Southern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mississippi College

As an advocate for nursing, Lu has been an ANCC CEU peer reviewer for formal courses and in-services. She authored COVID-19 Triage Protocols during the pandemic to streamline the RN patient screening process. She served on the Air Force Trusted Care/Patient Safety leadership panel as an advisory member to the Air Force Surgeon General.

 


 

Educational Background

  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Education, Walden University
  • Master of Business Administration: Healthcare Management, Columbia Southern University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mississippi College

 

Professional/Clinical Background

  • Director of Education & Training, 2021 – 2023
  • Chief Nursing Officer, 2018 – 2021
  • Population Health Care Manager/Assistant Chief Nurse, 2017 – 2018
  • Director of Family Medicine Primary Care Clinic/Assistant Chief Nurse, 2016 – 2017
  • Health Professions Education & Training Course Director, 2013 – 2016
  • Director of Education and Training, 2012 – 2013
  • Director of Education and Training, 2010 – 2012
  • RN-PRN Orthopedic Rehabilitation Unit, 2008 – 2009
  • Clinical Nurse Manager Family Medicine/Primary Care Clinic, 2007 – 2009
  • Team Leader Outpatient Surgery, 2006 – 2009
  • Clinical Nurse Manager Family Medicine/Primary Care Clinic, 2004 – 2006
  • Clinical Nurse Internal Medicine Clinic, 2002 – 2004
  • Shift Leader Same Day Surgery, 2001 – 2002
  • Orthopedic Medical Surgical Unit RN, 1999 – 2000

 

Faculty/Teaching Background

  • Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Director/Faculty, University of Providence, 2023 – Current
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor, American Red Cross
  • CPR Instructor, American Red Cross
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course (TCCC) Instructor, Defense Health Agency
  • Health Professions Education & Training Course, United States Air Force
  • Self Aid Buddy Care Course, United States Air Force

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, Member

 

Licensure/Certifications

  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing Board Certification, since 2004
  • BLS/CPR Program Administrator & Instructor/American Red Cross
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care Certified (TCCC) & Instructor
  • BLS Certified
  • ACLS & PALS Certified
  • Utah RN License
  • Montana RN License (Compact)
  • California RN License

 

Honors/Awards/Accolades

  • Hill Medical Group Education & Training Team of the 1st Quarter
  • The Joint Commission Accreditation Top Performer
  • Sigma Theta Tau’s South Texas Nurse Imagemaker Award
  • AETC Nursing Force Development Officer of the Year Award
  • Officer Instructor of the Quarter
  • Officer Instructor of the Quarter
  • Officer Instructor of the Quarter
  • Patient Safety Manager of Excellence Award
  • Maxwell/Gunter Air Force Base Company Grade officer of the Quarter
  • United States Air Force Health Professions Recruiter Letter of Appreciation

 


 

Program Involvement

  • TBSN: Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 


 

Three Questions with Lu Manning

  • What do you enjoy doing outside of academia?
    • I enjoy hiking, birding, the symphony, volunteering, and giving back to the community.
  • What is the best advice you ever received as a nurse, and how has it influenced your practice?
    • Bloom where you are planted. Things may not always go how you imagined or thought they would. Always strive to do your best wherever you are. Bloom and help to grow those around you and yourself at the same.
  • If you could switch lives with any fictional character for a day, whom would it be and why?
    • I love dogs! Snoopy, is a happy-go-lucky pooch that figures things out and makes the best of his situation.
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