Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Accelerated BSN Option Coordinator

Assistant Professor of Nursing


  • MSN - Arkansas State University
  • BSN - Arkansas State University

Professional Credentials

  • MSN
  • RN
  • CHSE

Teaching Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Health Assessment
  • Foundations of Nursing

Research Interests

  • Simulation
  • Standardized patients
  • Use of technology in nursing
  • Innovative teaching strategies
  • Pediatric nursing


  • Society of Pediatric Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • National League for Nursing


Lori joined the nursing faculty as Assistant Professor of Nursing in 2006.  Her initial 9-month appointment included teaching pediatric theory and clinical.  August 2009 she moved to a 12-month faculty position and served as Clinical Learning Center Coordinator.  In this role she helped to incorporate simulation into the curriculum in addition to didactic course work.  In July 2017 she accepted the Accelerated BSN Program Option Coordinator position. 

Her passions in nursing education include study and test taking skills, NCLEX success, student retention and remediation, and simulation. She has been a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) since 2015.  Current teaching responsibilities include foundations of nursing, medical surgical nursing, health assessment, high acuity nursing, and NCLEX preparation. 

Prior to working at Arkansas State University, Lori served as Health Services Coordinator in the Douglas County School system in Douglasville, GA setting up health services for chronically ill children for 3 years, taught nursing at Mississippi County Community College (now Arkansas Northeastern College) for 11 years, and spent many years in clinical practice in cardiac, critical care, emergency and public health nursing.

CV available on request.

Lori Hailey

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3074


Building: Donald W. Reynolds Center
Room: 211D