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Elizabeth A . Flott, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Flott

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College of Nursing
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Elizabeth A . Flott, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor

Dr. Beth Flott joined the College of Nursing in 2014 and is currently an Assistant Professor. She received her BSN degree in 2004 and her MS in Nursing in 2008, both from Creighton University, and completed her Ed.D from College of Saint Mary in 2017. Her research focus includes nursing faculty teaching experiences while preparing students for practice in the clinical setting.
A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on her Curriculum Vitae.

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests

  • Nursing Experience - Adult Acute Care - ICU and Med-Surg Settings

Research Focus

Clinical preparation of undergraduate nursing students.
Development of clinical judgment in nursing students

Department

Nursing - Bachelors

Position

Assistant Professor

General

  • Nurse Educator
    Young, C. , Ball, S., Flott, E., Goodman, J., & Hercinger, M. Safe patient handling & mobility laboratory 2021
  • Nurse Educator
    Flott, Elizabeth, Young, C., Ball, S., Hercinger, M., & Goodman, J. Enhancing confidence and communication for clinical practice. 2020
  • Nurse Educator
    Ball, Sarah, Goodman, J., Flott, E., Young, C., & Hercinger, M. Photosphere safety rooms: A consistent approach to teaching safety assessment. 2020
  • Nursing Education Perspectives
    Flott, Elizabeth, Schoening, A., McCafferty, K., Beiermann, T., & Hercinger, M. The Influence of the DEU Clinical Model on Standardized Test Scores. 2020

Articles

  • Nurse Educator
    Rusch, L., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Slone, C., Flott, B., Manz, J., & Miller, J. Defining Roles and Expectations for Faculty, Nurses, & Students in the Dedicated Education Unit Model 2017
  • Journal of Advanced Nursing
    Flott, E. A., Linden, L. The clinical learning environment in nursing education: A concept analysis
    72(3), p. 501-513 2016
  • Home Healthcare Now
    Flott, E. A., Smoking cessation strategies in patients with COPD
    33(7), p. 375-379 2015

Publications

  • Proquest Dissertation Database
    Flott, E. A., Facilitating Student Learning in the Acute Care Setting: Nursing Faculty Perspectives 2017

Presentations

  • Ball, S., Young, C., Goodman, J., Flott, E., & Hercinger, M. (2020). Collaboration of Academic Nursingwith Clinical Teaching Partners to Promote Student Awareness of Quality and Safety in the Clinical Environment. 2020 QSEN International Forum 2020: Championing Quality and Safety through Academic Practice Partnership. Philadelphia, PA. May – postponed until June 2021 due to COVID 19 2021
  • Flott, E., Ball, S., Manz, J., & Beiermann, T. Preceptor’s Role in Next Generation Nursing (2020). Nurse Educator’s Conference in the Rockies: Pearls of Wisdom for Academic Practice: 30 Years and Beyond. Copper Mountain, CO. July - postponed until July 2021 due to COVID 19 2021
  • McCafferty, K., Flott, B., Hadenfeldt, C., Stanton, M., Williams, J., Koziol, D., Banzhaf, S., Schroeder, N., Faretta, R., Panning, M., & Oliveros, A. (2020). Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Student Learning from Foundational Coursework to the Specialty of Psychiatric Mental Health. Teaching and Learning Center, Creighton University – Omaha, NE. April (cancelled due to COVID) 2020
  • McCafferty, K., Flott, B., Aufdenkamp, M., Jessen, J., Beiermann, T., Palmer, L. (2020) Bringing Foundational Coursework to Life Using SMART Boards, High Fidelity Manikins and an Unfolding Case Scenario. Teaching and Learning Center, Creighton University – Omaha, NE. April (cancelled due to COVID). 2020
  • McCafferty, K., Flott, B., Hadenfeldt, C., & Stanton, M. (2019). Using Augmented Reality Posters to Facilitate Learning for Students in Foundational Nursing Courses. Creighton University Assessment Symposium. Omaha, NE. October 2019
  • Flott, B., Manz, J., Ball, S., & Beiermann, T. (2019). Supporting Transition to Practice: Preceptor Behaviors that Foster a Positive Preceptorship Experience. Creighton University Assessment Symposium. Omaha, NE. October 2019
  • Russell, C., Hercinger, M., Ball, S., Flott, E. A., & Goodman, J. (2019). Evaluation of Stand-alone Safety and Quality Labs Using Standardized Scores. Nurse Educator’s Conference in the Rockies: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. Vail, CO. (Podium) 2019
  • McCafferty, K., Hadenfeldt, C., Stanton, M.,  Flott, E. A. (2019) Using Augmented Reality Posters to Facilitate Learning for Students in Foundational Nursing Courses. Nursing Educator’s Conference in the Rockies: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. Vail, CO. (Podium) 2019
  • McCafferty, K., Flott, B., Panning, M., Salter, B., Works, L., Hadenfeldt, C., Stanton, M. Oliveros, A., & Xuemei, M. (2019) Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Student Learning in Foundational Coursework – The Role of Technology. Nebraska IT Symposium. Omaha, NE. May 2019
  • Russell, C., Hercinger, M., Ball, S., Flott, E. A., & Goodman, J. (2018). Evaluation of Stand-alone Safety and Quality Labs Using Standardized Scores. 2019 QSEN International Forum: QSEN Rocks: Informatics Competency and Simulation to Improve Quality and Safety Education and Practice. Cleveland, OH. (Poster) 2019
  • Flott, B., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Hercinger, M., & McCafferty, K. (2018). The Influence of the DEU Clinical Model on Standardized Test Scores. Creighton University Assessment Symposium. Omaha, NE. (Poster) 2018
  • Flott, E. A., Beiermann, T.  Rusch, J. Miller, L., Schoening, A., Slone, C., & Manz, J. (2018). Defining Roles and Expectations for Faculty, Nurses, and Students in a Dedicated Education Unit. DEU Symposium Conference: Learning Today for Tomorrow’s DEU. Portland, OR. July (Podium) 2018
  • Flott, E. A., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Hercinger, M., & McCafferty, K.  (2018). The Influence of the DEU Clinical Model on Standardized Test Scores. DEU Symposium Conference: Learning Today for Tomorrow’s DEU. Portland, OR. (Poster) 2018
  • Flott, E. A., & Linden, L. (2017). Facilitating Clinical Learning in the Acute Care Environment: Nursing Faculty Perspectives. College of Saint Mary Student Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE. (Poster) 2017
  • Flott, E. A., & Linden, L. (2015). The Clinical Learning Environment in Nursing Education – A Concept Analysis. College of St. Mary Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE. (Poster) 2015
  • Flott, E. A., & Friday, V. (2013). Peer Mentoring: A Strategy for Student Completion and Retention. Academy for Teaching Excellence: Iowa Western Community College – Council Bluffs, IA. (Podium) 2013
  • Flott, E. A. (2008). Improving the Referral Process for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Heart Failure. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day: Creighton University. Omaha, NE. (Poster and Podium) 2008
  • Flott, E. A. (2004). The Importance of Documenting Nutritional Assessments Correctly. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day: Creighton University – Omaha, NE. (Poster) 2004

State

  • Not Funded - Rusch, L. M. (PI), Flott, E. A. (December 2018) Impact of CHI Heart Failure Academy on Patient and Caregiver Outcomes. Nebraska Nurses’ Foundation up to $1000.

Foundation/Association

  • Rusch, L. (PI), Flott, B., Cosimano, A. (Co-Is). Exploring use of mobile health technology in heart failure
    self-care management. Submitted to the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based
    Practice in Nursing and Healthcare. February 2020. $8,300.

Awards

  • DAISY Award Nominee
    2017, 2018, 2020
  • Positive Image of Nursing Award
    Nebraska Nurses Association, 2017
  • 40 Under 40 Award
    Nebraska Action Coalition
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction
    ANC Nursing Class - August 2018
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
    College of Saint Mary, 2017
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction
    Creighton University, 2017
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction
    Creighton University, 2015
  • Magna Cum Laude
    Creighton University, 2004
  • Constance Smith Peterson Award
    Creighton University, 2008
  • Platinum Award - Bringing the Mission to Life
    Alegent Health, 2009
  • Teacher of the Week, 2014 & 2015
    Delta Zeta Sorority

Consulting

  • Dissertation Committee
    Dissertation Committee Chair
    Invited Content Expert
    College of Saint Mary
    2020 - 2020
  • Dissertation Committee
    Dissertation Committee Member
    Invited Content Expert
    College of Saint Mary
    2018 - 2018