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Ariel Wright

Ariel Wright, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CNEcl

Director of Assessment / Associate Professor
E-mail: awright@lakeviewcol.edu
Office: 126
Phone: 217.709.0944
Employed since 2013


Doctorate in Nursing Practice, 2020, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Master of Science in Higher Education, 2018, Capella University
Master of Science in Nursing Administration, 2011, Chamberlain College of Nursing
Bachelor of Science, 2009, Lakeview College of Nursing

Courses/Clinicals Taught:

Evidence-Based Practice {Theory}
Nursing Ethics {Theory}
Adult Health II {Theory/Clinical}
Adult Health III {Theory/Clinical}
Concept Synthesis {Theory}
Community Health Nursing {Clinical}
Older Adult Health {Theory}
Foundations of Nursing Practice {Clinical}
Leadership and Management {Clinical}
Remediation Coordinator

Committees and Professional Organizations:

Curriculum Committee Chair
CCNE Writing Committee
Development Committee for the RN-BSN Online Program
Post-Graduation NCLEX Success Mentor
Prior Faculty Chair
Prior College Assessment Team Member (CAT)
Higher Learning Commission Steering Committee
ATI Champion
Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter (Treasurer & Leadership Succession Committee Chair)


Wright, A. (2020). Sharp and supply safety in procedure areas. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE). Spark

Stuckey, L., & Wright, A. (2020). Innovations in education in response to COVID-19: Online medication commercials. Nurse Educator, 45(4).

Stuckey, L., Wright, A., Wallace, R., & Key, E. (2020) Champions of teaching excellence: A
professional development initiative. Nurse Educator, 45(6). doi:10.1097/NNE0000000000000794

Stuckey, L. & Wright, A. (2020). Preparing for NCLEX-RN success: Communication,
support, mentoring, and tutoring for New BSN Graduates. Innovative Project. Nursing
Education Perspectives,
doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000583

Stuckey, L., & Wright, A. (2019). Simulating cultural competency. Nursing Educator, 44(4).
p. 177. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000604

Wright, A., Paredes, A., & Stuckey, L. (2019). Mental health environment safety assessment.
Nurse Educator, 44(6). p. 320. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000686

Professional Presentations:

Poster Presentation/Dissertation Defense- Sharp and Supply Safety in Procedure Areas. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE). May 4 th , 2020 (Virtual due to COVID-19).

Webinar-Accepted- Stuckey, L., & Wright, A. (2020, March 17). Post-graduate mentorship program [Webinar]. In American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). https://www.aacnnursing.org/Professional-Development/Webinar-Info/sessionaltcd/WFR20_03_17

Poster Presentation-Accepted-Simulating Cultural Competence at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) 2020 Faculty Practice Pre-Conference. January 29, 2020 in Naples, Florida.

Video Abstract-Simulating Cultural Competence, (July/August 2019). Nurse Educator, 44(4). view at

Podium Presentation-Simulating Cultural Competence. August 10th , 2019 at the Nurse Time Nuts & Bolts for Nurse Educators in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Poster Presentation-Simulating Cultural Competence. May 29-31, 2019 at the 2019 QSEN National Forum in Cleveland, Ohio.

Poster Presentation-Simulating Cultural Competence. August 8-11, 2019 at the 11 th Annual NurseTim Nuts and Bolts for Nursing Educators in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Poster Presentation-Post-Graduate Mentorship Program. August 8-11, 2019 at the 11 th Annual NurseTim Nuts and Bolts for Nursing Educators in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Poster Presentation-BSN mentorship September 19-20, 2019 at the Ninth International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society University in California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA.

Awards & Honors: 

Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award for Lakeview College of Nursing for the Preparing for NCLEX-RN Success: Communication, Support, Mentoring, and Tutoring for New BSN Graduates Program -- American Association of College of Nursing 2019

Nurse Educator Fellowship -- Illinois Board of Higher Education 2019

Nurse Excellence Award -- Provena Medical Center 2012


Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
Certified Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNEcl)
Online Instructor Certification-University of Michigan-Flint-2019
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)


Chamberlain College of Nursing Alumni Association
American Nurse Association
National League for Nursing
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Alumni Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Alpha Alpha Delta Nurse Leader
AACN Membership
Graduate Nursing Student Academy
Capella University Alumni Association

Work Experience: 

University of Illinois clinical instructor; Provena Covenant Medical Center; Veterans Affairs Medical Center