Tuesday, May 24, 2022

College of Nursing

  • Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, and former traditional BSN student Olivia Kootz, BSN, RN, published an article, “Improving Sleep in Patients with Heart Failure,”...

    Abbott and Kootz Publish Article

    Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, and former traditional BSN student Olivia Kootz, BSN, RN, published an article, “Improving Sleep in Patients with Heart Failure,”...
  • Six Doctor of Nursing Practice students were hooded and 35 undergraduate students received their nursing pins during a virtual Omaha Hooding and Pinning ceremony. In addition, 50 nursing students in...

    Nursing Students Participate in Pinning and Hooding Ceremonies

    Six Doctor of Nursing Practice students were hooded and 35 undergraduate students received their nursing pins during a virtual Omaha Hooding and Pinning ceremony. In addition, 50 nursing students in...
  • CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...

    Members in Action: Team-Based Care Leads to Improved Value for Patients

    CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...
  • College of Nursing associate professor Mandy Kirkpatrick, PhD, was named March of Dimes Nebraska and Western Iowa Nurse of the Year in the category of Public/Community/Home Health and Hospice/Palliative Care....

    Kirkpatrick Named a March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

    College of Nursing associate professor Mandy Kirkpatrick, PhD, was named March of Dimes Nebraska and Western Iowa Nurse of the Year in the category of Public/Community/Home Health and Hospice/Palliative Care....
  • College of Nursing faculty Cindy Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN; Hez Naylor, MSN, FNP, and Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN, published “Escape the Pharmacy: An Active Learning Strategy for the Nursing Pharmacology Classroom” in...

    Nursing Faculty Published in Nursing Education Perspectives

    College of Nursing faculty Cindy Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN; Hez Naylor, MSN, FNP, and Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN, published “Escape the Pharmacy: An Active Learning Strategy for the Nursing Pharmacology Classroom” in...
  • College of Nursing faculty members Jacque Williams, RN, MSA; Dana Koziol, RN, MSN; Christine Young, RN, MSN; Whitney Van De Graaff, MSN, RN, CPN; Jacquie Hanks, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC; Chelsea...

    Nursing Faculty Present at Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference

    College of Nursing faculty members Jacque Williams, RN, MSA; Dana Koziol, RN, MSN; Christine Young, RN, MSN; Whitney Van De Graaff, MSN, RN, CPN; Jacquie Hanks, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC; Chelsea...
  • Associate professor Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN, will assume an interim Associate Dean role for the College of Nursing in Phoenix effective Jan. 4, 2021. Share/Bookmark

    Shirley Named Nursing Interim Associate Dean in Phoenix

    Associate professor Nancy Shirley, PhD, RN, will assume an interim Associate Dean role for the College of Nursing in Phoenix effective Jan. 4, 2021. Share/Bookmark
  • Congratulations to the faculty and students chosen for the latest cohort of Kingfisher Research and Scholarship Fellows! Fellows from across Creighton’s schools and colleges will meet throughout the coming academic...

    Congratulations to 2020-2021 Kingfisher Research & Scholarship Fellows

    Congratulations to the faculty and students chosen for the latest cohort of Kingfisher Research and Scholarship Fellows! Fellows from across Creighton’s schools and colleges will meet throughout the coming academic...
  • Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OTR/L, vice-chair and assistant professor in the department of Occupational Therapy along with interprofessional colleagues, Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor of Nursing and Emily Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, CDE,...

    Interprofessional Team Published in Diabetes

    Vanessa Jewell, PhD, OTR/L, vice-chair and assistant professor in the department of Occupational Therapy along with interprofessional colleagues, Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor of Nursing and Emily Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, CDE,...
  • Several health science faculty members were published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice for “Clinician, Caregiver and Patient Perspectives of the Continuum of Care for Autism A Focus...

    Health Science Faculty Publish Research Grant Work

    Several health science faculty members were published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice for “Clinician, Caregiver and Patient Perspectives of the Continuum of Care for Autism A Focus...
  • The College of Nursing Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in Phoenix was granted full approval from the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The three-step process, required review by the State...

    Nursing Granted Full Approval for Accelerated BSN Program in Phoenix

    The College of Nursing Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in Phoenix was granted full approval from the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The three-step process, required review by the State...
  • The Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) has accepted the following College of Nursing abstracts for presentation at its 44th Annual Research Conference, April 1-4, in Schaumburg, Illinois: For poster presentation,...

    Midwest Nursing Research Society Selects Creighton Abstracts

    The Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) has accepted the following College of Nursing abstracts for presentation at its 44th Annual Research Conference, April 1-4, in Schaumburg, Illinois: For poster presentation,...
  • Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, has been selected for honorary membership in the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. Abbot was selected for her...

    Abbott Selected as Alpha Sigma Nu Inductee

    Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, has been selected for honorary membership in the Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. Abbot was selected for her...
  • Nancy Bredenkamp, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, assistant dean of graduate programs and graduate faculty chair in the College of Nursing, was awarded the Nebraska Nurse Practitioners Educator of the Year award....

    Bredenkamp Named Educator of the Year

    Nancy Bredenkamp, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, assistant dean of graduate programs and graduate faculty chair in the College of Nursing, was awarded the Nebraska Nurse Practitioners Educator of the Year award....
  • Echo Koehler, DNP, RN, assistant professor of nursing, recently received the Nurses Making a Difference Award from the Nebraska Center for Nursing. She was honored for her contributions to the...

    Nursing’s Koehler ‘Makes a Difference’

    Echo Koehler, DNP, RN, assistant professor of nursing, recently received the Nurses Making a Difference Award from the Nebraska Center for Nursing. She was honored for her contributions to the...
  • Congratulations to the interprofessional student teams who won the Interprofessional Education Passport Activity, Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition on Nov. 1. First Place Team John...

    Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the interprofessional student teams who won the Interprofessional Education Passport Activity, Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition on Nov. 1. First Place Team John...
  • Kathleen Packard, PharmD, professor of pharmacy practice; Lindsay Iverson, DNP, APRN-NP, assistant professor in the College of Nursing; Ann Ryan Haddad,* PharmD,  professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy and...

    Interprofessional Article Published in Nursing Journal

    Kathleen Packard, PharmD, professor of pharmacy practice; Lindsay Iverson, DNP, APRN-NP, assistant professor in the College of Nursing; Ann Ryan Haddad,* PharmD,  professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy and...
  • Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, received the Winnifred E. Pinch Award from Iota Tau, the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau the International Honor...

    Abbott Receives Award from Nursing Honor Society

    Amy Abbott, PhD, RN, associate professor in the College of Nursing, received the Winnifred E. Pinch Award from Iota Tau, the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau the International Honor...
  • Catherine Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing, co-authored the American Academy of Nursing Policy Brief, “Nurse fatigue, sleep, and health, and ensuring patient and public safety.”...

    Dean Todero Co-Authors AAN Policy Brief

    Catherine Todero, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing, co-authored the American Academy of Nursing Policy Brief, “Nurse fatigue, sleep, and health, and ensuring patient and public safety.”...
  • The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education released results of its two-year national study on accelerating community-based interprofessional health education and practice. This project used design models of interprofessional...

    Interprofessional Collaboration Research Aids Groundbreaking Report

    The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education released results of its two-year national study on accelerating community-based interprofessional health education and practice. This project used design models of interprofessional...
  • College of Nursing assistant professor Sara Banzhaf, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC, has joined the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) Executive Committee. The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska was...

    Banzhaf Appointed to Executive Committee

    College of Nursing assistant professor Sara Banzhaf, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC, has joined the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) Executive Committee. The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska was...
  • At the annual Nursing faculty and staff retreat held Aug. 13, Dean Catherine Todero, PhD, presented the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence to instructor Heather Naylor MSN, RN, (Phoenix campus)...

    Naylor, Orsi Receive Dean’s Award

    At the annual Nursing faculty and staff retreat held Aug. 13, Dean Catherine Todero, PhD, presented the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence to instructor Heather Naylor MSN, RN, (Phoenix campus)...
  • The College of Nursing’s summer Pinning and Hooding Ceremony, Omaha campus, was held Aug. 16. One Doctor of Nursing graduate was hooded, and 45 Accelerated Nursing students received their nursing...

    College of Nursing Pinning and Hooding Ceremony

    The College of Nursing’s summer Pinning and Hooding Ceremony, Omaha campus, was held Aug. 16. One Doctor of Nursing graduate was hooded, and 45 Accelerated Nursing students received their nursing...
  • The abstract by College of Nursing assistant professor Chelsea Hamzhie, DNP, RN, “Implementing Food Insecurity Screenings and Self-Care Assessments Among People with Diabetes in a Safety Net Clinic,” has been accepted...

    Hamzhie’s Abstract Selected for Poster Presentation

    The abstract by College of Nursing assistant professor Chelsea Hamzhie, DNP, RN, “Implementing Food Insecurity Screenings and Self-Care Assessments Among People with Diabetes in a Safety Net Clinic,” has been accepted...
  • Anne Schoening, PhD, RN, CNE, co-director of Interprofessional Faculty Development for the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), associate professor and assistant dean for faculty development for the...

    Schoening Accepts Interprofessional Poster Presentation

    Anne Schoening, PhD, RN, CNE, co-director of Interprofessional Faculty Development for the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), associate professor and assistant dean for faculty development for the...