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Shelly Luger, DNP, RN

Board Membership, Graduate Board

Associate Professor

S Luger


Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
Nursing Practice (Doctorate)
Nursing MSN (Master of Science)
Nursing Post-Graduate (Post-Graduate Certificate)
CRISS II - Criss 2 - 193C

Shelly Luger, DNP, RN

Board Membership, Graduate Board

Associate Professor

Dr. Shelly Luger received a DNP in Organizational Leadership and a Certificate in Health Professions Education from The University of Kansas.  She is currently the Nursing  Administration and Leadership Track Lead at Creighton University. Dr. Luger has held several leadership positions in nursing and nursing education.  She participated in a health policy residency program supported by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality, and the United States Preventative Services Task Force.   She is an Evidence-Based Practice mentor and has orchestrated student cultural immersion and service-learning opportunities on the Rosebud Reservation.  Dr. Luger’s current project interests include developing leadership skills in nurses in transition.

Teaching Interests

  • Leadership

Research Focus

Leadership, Rural Nursing, New graduate nurses, Nurses in Transition, Service Learning 


Associate Professor


  • American Family Physcian
    Crowel, J. , Luger, S. Putting prevention into practice
    86(10) 2012


  • Home Healthcare Nurse
    Luger, S. , Chabanuk, A.J. Management of Type II Diabetes: Implications for Home Health Care Clinicians.
    27(2) 2009


  • N/A
    Luger, S. , Kahle, D. 'siha-a-oh': Watch out foot: A Foot Care Manual with illustration on the Rosebud Reservation 2012


  • Midwest Nursing Research Society: Evaluating Augmented Reality when Teaching Leadership Content to Undergraduate Nursing Students in an Online Teaching Environment 2021
  • Luger, S. Koziol, D. Sheridan, R. Goodman, J. & Kamm, J. An innovative approach to teaching leadership skills: Making a leadership case study "come alive". Podium Creighton University College of Nursing Positive Pandemic Experiences presentation January 11, 2021 2021
  • Flip or Flop 2.0 Strategies for Flipping yur F@F or Online Classroom 2020
  • An Afternoon at the Scholarship Salon 2020
  • Poster Presentation American Association of Nurse Executives 2019 Inspiring Leaders . Poster Title Facilitating Leadership Skills in rural New Graduate Nurses 2019
  • Podium Presentation at the State of the Art Nursing Conference Embrace the Future Nebraska Medicine, Omaha. Presenting A new graduate nurse transition program to facilitate clinical leadership skills. 2019
  • Sigma Region 15: A call for collaboration in scholarship, research and leadership 2018. Bridgeport Connecticut. Poster Presentation: "A new nurse transition program to facilitate clinical leadership skills". 2018
  • Luger, S. Goodman, J., Sheridan, R. Koziol, D. & Kamm, J abstract submission (2020) for Ignite Presentation American Organization for Nurse Leaders. Using Augmented Reality when Teaching Leadership in Nursing


  • Nurse Executive Advance Board Certified NE-A B.C.
    Association for Nurses Credentialing Center


  • leadership consultant
    Free clinic operations leadership consultant
    Monen Clinic Heart Ministries Center
    2019 - 2019