Professor Lemieux has been a registered nurse for more than 35 years, practicing in a variety of acute care specialties that have included medical, surgical, peripartum, and newborn nursing, and in particular, emergency nursing. In 2011, she began teaching in the Department of Nursing while continuing in a per diem position in the Emergency Department of a rural Vermont hospital.
Professor Lemieux developed expertise in simulation-based education and initiated the integration of simulation into nursing curricula at the University of Vermont. She is currently the Director of Simulation Education in the Department of Nursing, a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, a member of the University of Vermont Clinical Simulation Laboratory Advisory Board and a founding member of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Interprofessional Education Committee. She is a Visiting Faculty Scholar for Interprofessional Education in the Teaching Academy at the Larner College of Medicine. Professor Lemieux is professionally affiliated with the Emergency Nurses Association, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning, and the Association of Standardized Patient Educators.