• Dr. Wiles has been with the SoN since 1996. She teaches adult health, pharmacology, informatics and role transition in the BSN program. Additionally she works in a Emergency Department and maintains her specialty certification. Dr. Wiles is the Director of Technology and Simulation for the School of Nursing.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 An 85-Year-Old Woman with Acute Onset Visual HallucinationsJournal of Emergency Nursing. 79-80.
    2018 Delta alert: Expanding gerotrauma criteria to improve patient outcomes: A two-year studyJournal of Trauma Nursing.
    2018 Factors Affecting Intention to Disclose Patients' Health InformationComputers and Security.
    2018 The APN-PLACE Telehealth Education Network: Legal and regulatory considerationsJournal of Nursing Regulation. 47-51.
    2018 To tell or not to tell: Nursing students' attitudes toward disclosing patients' protected health informationCIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 115-117.
    2017 Educational model to increase the number and diversity of rn to bsn graduates from a resource-limited rural communityNurse Educator.
    2017 Rising from the Rubble: A Capstone Simulation Integrating Leadership and Clinical SkillsJournal of Nursing Education Perspectives. 162-4.
    2016 Delta Alerts: Changing Outcomes in Geriatric TraumaJournal of Trauma Nursing. 189-93.
    2015 Keep it Clean: A Visual Approach to Reinforce Hand Hygiene Compliance in the Emergency DepartmentJournal of Emergency Nursing. 119-124.
    2015 Why Can’t I pass these exams? Providing individualized feedback for Nursing StudentsJournal of Nursing Education. 55-58.
    2014 Bringing learning to light: Innovative instructional strategies for teaching infection control to nursing studentsNursing Education Perspectives.
    2013 What do I do now? Clinical decision making by new gradsJournal for nurses in professional development. 167-172.
    2008 An Integrative Approach to Educating Culturally Competent Baccalaureate Nurses Using SimulationContemporary Nurse. 129-140.
    2008 Integrative simulation: A novel approach to educating culturally competent nursesContemporary Nurse. 119-128.
    2008 Intergrative Simulation: A Novel Approach to Educating Culturally Competent NursesContemporary Nurse Journal.
    2003 The promise and perils of a weekend nursing programNurse Educator. 77-82.
    2002 Emergency management of lower respiratory tract infections (RSV-LRTI) in infans and childrenAACN Clinical issues: Advanced Practice in Acute and Critical Care. 421-430.
    2001 Clinical performance appraisal: Renewing graded clinical experiencesJournal of Nursing Education. 37-39.


    Year Title
    2009 Virtual learning platform, Monarch General Hospital: Enhancing BSN Student Interaction with Culturally Diverse Virtual Patients, In Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation.  Springer Publishing Company.


    Year Title
    2010 Innovations in cultural competence development: virtual learning platformTeaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care. Springer Publishing Company.

    Conference Papers

    Year Title
    2016 Mentorship makes the difference for nurses enrolled in university RN to BSN program
    2012 Simulation of infectious disease spread in a clinical lab setting: a pilot study

    Research Overview

  • Clinical competence of newly graduated nursesClinical judgment and clinical reasoningPatient Safety / National Patient Safety GoalsIIfection surveillance and control using a bioshphere to mimic spread
  • Grants

  • Faculty Innovator Grant  awarded by Old Dominion University 2018
  • Advanced Nursing Education Grants  awarded by US Department of Health and Human Services 2017 - 2018
  • Educational Escape Room: Building Nursing Knowledge through Interactive Games and Puzzles  awarded by Faculty Innovator Grant 2017 - 2018
  • APN PLACE: A Telehealth Network for Developing APN Opportunities in Rural VA  awarded by HRSA 2015 - 2018
  • APN Place: A Telehealth Network for Developing APN Preceptor Opportunities in Rural Virginia  awarded by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration 2015 - 2018
  • Advanced Nursing Education Program  awarded by Department of Health and Human Services Advanced Nursing Education Program 2015 - 2018
  • JSA Graduate Fellowship - H. Szumila-Vance  awarded by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC. (Jefferson Lab) 2016 - 2017
  • RN to BSN Education for Nurses who Live and Work on Virginia’s Eastern Shore  awarded by HRSA National Workforce Diversity 2015 - 2017
  • Rn-BSN Education for Nurses who Live and Work on Virginia’s Eastern Shore  awarded by HRSA 2015 - 2017
  • Educating Culturally Competent Baccalaureate Nurses  awarded by HRSA Nurse Education, Practice and Retention Grant 2006 - 2009
  • Educating Culturally Competent Baccalaureate Nurses, Nurse Education, Practice, and Retention Grant 2006 - 2009
  • Instruction & Learning in a Virtual Intensive Care Unit  awarded by Old Dominion University, Office of Research 2008
  • RN to BSN Education for Nurses who Live and Work on Virginia's Eastern Shore  awarded by HRSA National Workforce Diversity 2016 -
  • Seeing is Believing: Teaching Infection Control to Nursing Students  awarded by ODU Faculty Innovator grant 2006 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Nursing : Critical Care / Emergency nursing
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Nursing, Duquesne University 2010
  • M.S.N. in Nursing Education, Marymount University 1994
  • B.S. in Nursing, Radford University 1988
  • Full Name

  • Lynn Wiles