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Lorie Hacker, DNP, MSNed, NP-C, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

(317) 955-6148
lhacker1@marian.edu 
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Room 309G

Biography

Dr. Hacker has been a nurse for over 21 years working in a variety of nursing positions such as emergency, geriatrics and palliative care. Much of this time she has been affiliated with Franciscan Health. She has been a nurse educator for 17 years working with pre-licensure and post-licensure nursing students and is a certified nurse educator from the NLN. She is a Simulation Scholar and was a member of the research team for the NCSBN Simulation Study in 2014. She serves on the board of directors for Faith Community Nurses International and is the Practice committee chair.

Education

  • Touro University Nevada, Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2021
  • Indiana University, Post-Master's Certification in Adult Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practictioner, 2016
  • University of Indianapolis, Master of Science in Nursing Education, 2010
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2006
  • University of Indianapolis, Associate of Science in Nursing, 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
  • Coalition of Advance Practice Nurses of Indiana
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Faith Community Nurses International

Work History

  • Amedisys - Palliative Care Connections
  • Franciscan Physician Network
  • Franciscan Health

Area of Expertise

  • Geriatrics
  • Palliative & Hospice Care
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Faith Community Nursing

Teaching Interests and Focus

  • Pathophysiology
  • Simulation
  • End of Life Care
  • Faith Community Nursing

Research Interests and Focus

  • Simulation
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Faith Community Nursing

Personal Interests

  • Gardening
  • Quilting
  • Reading

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