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Margo Jean Minnich, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

Margo Minnich

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
CRISS II - Criss 2

Margo Jean Minnich, DNP, RN

Assistant Professor

Dr. Margo Minnich joined the faculty at Creighton University College of Nursing in 2011.  Her clinical expertise is public health nursing and she brings a variety of experiences in this area including home health and hospice care, communicable disease control, and family case management. She has worked with a variety of vulnerable populations including refugees and other migrants and homeless adults and families. Her research focus has centered around vulnerable populations including refugee and homeless populations as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning for nursing students.

Research Focus

Vulnerable populations - refugee and homeless populations Scholarship of teaching and learning - rubric development and reflective writing practices

Department

Nursing - Bachelors

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • The Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy
    Herzog, C., Minnich, M., Mitchell, C., Nasir, L., Rodlach, A., Desai, C., & Kim, M. The Competing and Shifting Relevance of Social Capitals in Successful Refugee Resettlement 2019
  • Journal of Nursing Education
    Kirkpatrick, A. J., Goodman, J. T., Whittaker, A., Chapple, H. S., Schoening, A. M., & Khanna, M. M. Writing Across the Curriculum: Reliability Testing of a Standardized Rubric
    57(6), p. 366-370 2018
  • Public Health Nursing
    Shirley, N. Enhancing a Public Health Nursing Shelter Program
    00, p. 1-7 2017

Publications

  • Journal of Nursing Education
    Goodman, J. T., Hercinger, M., Minnich, M., Murcek, C. M., Parks, J. M., & Shirley, N. Evaluation of embedded audio feedback on writing assignments
    54(1), p. 41-44 2015
  • Anthropology News
    Minnich, M., Nasir, L., Rodlach, A., Travers-Gustafson, D., Herzog, C., & Mitchell, C. Medical interpreting for Burmese and Bhutanese refugees in Omaha: Transforming clinical and community space
    54(11-12), p. 53-54 2013

Presentations

  • Bautista, V., Minnich, M. & Walsh, D. (2021). Academic Service-Learning: Assessing Impact (Podium). 2020-2021 Creighton University Teaching and Learning Center Faculty Development Grant Series. September 1, 2021 (local). 2021
  • Rusch, L. (PI), Flott, B., Kirkpatrick, A., Ball, S., Williams, J., & Minnich, M. (2021) Exploring Effective Practices and Outcomes for Collaborative Learning and Leadership Teaching Techniques (Podium). 2020-2021 Creighton University Teaching and Learning Center Faculty Development Grant Series. September 1, 2021 (local). 2021
  • Minnich, M. & Hennes, Z. (2021, July) Humanities in Health Policy and Advocacy (Podium). 3rd Annual Heartland Interprofessional Education (HIPE) Conference. July 29-30, 2021 (regional). 2021
  • Minnich, M. (2021, June) Humanities in Health Policy and Advocacy (Poster). Association of Community Health Nursing Educators 43rd Annual Institute. Virtual Institute. June, 2021 (national). 2021
  • Walsh, D, Bautista, V., & Minnich, M. (2020, April) Assessing Civic Learning Outcomes (Poster accepted: Conference cancelled). National Student Nurses Association Annual Convention. Orlando, FL. April, 2020 (national). 2020
  • Walsh, D, Bautista, V., & Minnich, M. (2019, October) Assessing Civic Learning Outcomes (Poster). University Assessment Symposium 2019. Omaha, NE. October 25, 2019 (local). 2019
  • Davis, R. & Minnich, M. (2018). Definitions of Health - Implications for Care (Podium presentation). Caring in a Complex World: Making Global Connections.  2018
  • Minnich, M., Shirley, N., Kirkpatrick, M., Rusch, L., Tadeo Orbik, K., Peak, J., & Montoya, A. (2018) Community Health Nursing Clinical Immersion Experiences (Podium presentation) AEA Development Grant Series.  2018
  • Minnich, M., Kirkpatrick, M., Chapple, H., Goodman, J., Schoening, A., Whitaker, A., & Khanna, M. Writing across the curriculum: How reliable is our standardized rubric? (podium presentation). Creighton University Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment Grant Series.  2017
  • Minnich, M., Kirkpatrick, M, Chapple, H., Goodman, J., Schoening, A., & Whitaker, A. Writing across the curriculum: How reliable is our standardized rubric? (poster). University Assessment Symposium 2016. 2016
  • Minnich, M., Rusch, L., Boehm, K., George, K., & Panopolous, D. Project Homeless Connect (poster). At the National Students Nurses Association Annual Convention Phoenix, AZ. 2015
  • Minnich, M., Kirkpatrick, M., Goodman, J., Schoening, A., Stanton Chapple, H., & Whittaker, A. Standardizing writing assessment across the undergraduate nursing curriculum. (Poster) Creighton University Assessment Symposium. 2015
  • Francisco, L., Gray, C., Minnich, M., Marieni, M., Kudlacz, A., M., & McVea, K. Local global health: Refugee and immigrant populations panel. (Panel presentation) Global Health Conference Midwest. Omaha, NE. 2015
  • Minnich, M. Community assessment. In Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course. (Podium presentation) Presented to the Alegent Creighton Health – Faith Community Health Network. 2014
  • Minnich, M. Disaster preparedness. (Podium presentation) Presented to the Health Occupations Student Association. 2014
  • Minnich, M. Community assessment. In Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course. (Podium presentation) Presented to the Alegent Creighton Health – Faith Community Health Network. 2013
  • Graves, J. K., Goodman, J., Hercinger, M., Minnich, M., Parks, J. & Shirley, N. Evaluation of embedded audio feedback. (Poster) Nebraska Nurses Association Convention and House of Delegates. Kearney, NE. 2013
  • Rodlach, A., Heinemann, L., Minnich, M., Nasir, L., & Travers Gustafson, D. Communities and communication: Health care for Bhutanese and Burmese refugees in Omaha. (Podium presentation) American Anthropological Association, 111th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2012
  • Arroyo, D., Brehm, J., Matson, J., Michael, M., Minnich, M., & Schager, H. Interprofessional practice in rehabilitation and healthcare in China: Student reflections on a unique cultural immersion experience. (Podium presentation) Creighton University. Omaha, NE. 2012
  • Minnich, M & Schager, H. Pressure ulcer prevention in spinal cord injury patients (Podium presentation) Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University. Shijiazhuang, China. 2012

Other

  • Minnich, M. & Selde, S. Critical Issues in Human Inquiry NUR 170: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Community. Creighton University Magis Core Curriculum Faculty Development Grant. Award amount: $1750.

  • Minnich, M. Interprofessional Book Discussions. Health Humanities IPE Curriculum Innovation Fellowship. Award amount: $1500

  • Rusch, L. (PI), Flott, B., Kirkpatrick, A., Ball, S., Williams, J., & Minnich, M. Exploring Effective Practices and Outcomes for Collaborative Learning and Leadership Teaching Techniques. Creighton University Teaching and Learning Center. Faculty Development Grant. Award amount: $1350.00. Co-Investigator

  • Bautista, V. (PI), Minnich, M. & Walsh, D. Academic Service-Learning: Assessing Impact. Creighton University Teaching and Learning Center. Faculty Development Grant. Award amount: $2000. Co-Investigator

  • Minnich, M. (2021). NUR 439: Population-Based Health II Anti-Racism Content. Magis Core Curriculum Course Development Grants: Anti-Racism. Award amount: $750.