Julia Aucoin

Julia Aucoin

Julia W. Aucoin, DNS, RN-BC, CNE

Dr. Julia Aucoin holds the position of nurse research scientist at Duke University Health System. She is a national leader in continuing nursing education with extensive experience in accreditation consultation. Julia has a vast amount of speaking and consulting experience with the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. Julia has worked with clients nationally and internationally on both continuing nursing education accreditation and Magnet Recognition®. Julia is able to translate theory into practice and is able to motivate an organization’s staff toward success using its own strengths. She is the author of dozens of articles, book chapters, and presentations.

Summary of Services

  • Strategic planning and professional practice model development.
  • Evidence-based practice design and implementation assistance.
  • Develops customized education and training to support organizational needs.
  • Conducts readiness assessments/gap analyses.
  • Application document review and revision, including best practices and exemplars.
  • Conducts comprehensive on-site reviews in preparation for site visits.


  • BSN – Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
  • MSN – Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
  • DNS – Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA


  • American Nurses Credentialing Center – Certificate Holder in Fundamentals of Magnet®
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nursing Professional Development
  • National League for Nursing – Certified Nurse Educator

Professional Memberships

  • American Nurses Association
  • Association for Nurses in Professional Development
  • National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses
  • National League for Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International