Dr. Patrick D. Reed, DNP, RN, MSN, MBA, MSHCM, CPHQ
Instructor - Department of Nursing
Dr. Reed is an instructor with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Nursing Department. He holds a baccalaureate degree in Religious Studies from Loyola University New Orleans, and a diploma in nursing from Charity Hospital School of Nursing. Dr. Reed holds three master's degrees: Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the University of New Orleans, a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Health Care Systems Management from Loyola University New Orleans and is currently completing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Loyola University New Orleans. Dr. Reed is a Certified Professional Healthcare Manager in Quality, ULearn Certified Online Instructor and Course Designer.
Dr. Reed has been a registered nurse for twenty-five years. His nursing experience is Emergency Room Nursing, Nursing Administration, and Quality Management.
- MSN – Loyola University New Orleans
- Nursing Administrator at Charity Hospital New Orleans
- Lectured for the New Orleans District Nurses Association (NODNA) and LA. Student Nurse convention
- President of NODNA, co-chair of LA Action Coalition for nurses, district 1
Which classes do you teach online?
Why did you start teaching?
I love to teach and always have.
What's the best advice that you ever received?
What's the best advice that you could give your students?
Breath! And stay organized.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Dalai Lama's "Little Book of Wisdom"
What qualities make someone particularly successful in nursing?
The heart and ability to reach beyond the self to the other.
What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?
Relevance, understanding, respect among interprofessionals.
How do you see online learning affecting the future of education?
Online learning has the potential to bring higher education to people who would otherwise not have the opportunity to advance their education.