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Cindy Lou Selig, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Assistant Professor

Cindy Selig

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Faculty - Nursing
College of Nursing
CRISS II - Criss 2

Cindy Lou Selig, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Assistant Professor

Cindy is committed to the education of nurses for professional practice, expertise and implementation for family-centered care within the Traditional and Accelerated Nursing programs.  She has taught at Creighton College of Nursing for 12 years.  She has 45 years of nursing experience and the majority within the hospital setting for Maternal Child Nursing in Labor and Delivery, postpartum and NICU.  She worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in High-Risk Ob and as a Nursing Director on a Childbirth Unit in implementing new policy Best practice changes.  She is driven to encourage individuals to consider a career in Nursing.   

Cindy has presented for Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services in LaCrosse Wisconsin since 1991 which is a Perinatal educational program for Interdisciplinary team members. RTS has been on the cutting edge for Perinatal Palliative care.  Cindy maintains her certification for Inpatient Obstetric nurse as she continues to teach students on the clinical unit and for the didactic curriculum.   Cindy was the first Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner (SANE) in Nebraska and collaborating in implementing the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) within the Rape Spouse Abuse Counseling Center (RSACC) and Child Advocacy Center (CAC). Cindy has served on the advisory committee for a Ph.D. candidate for evaluating the Results of a Concept Analysis of Palliative Care Nursing Interventions for simulation with undergraduate nursing students to demonstrate competency in palliative care. Cindy has initiated numerous Perinatal Loss Bereavement (RTS) programs within numerous hospitals and advised programs across the United States.  She has served as program directors, educator, grief support group facilitator and planned many walks to remembers and annual memorial services.
A more complete listing of her scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on her Curriculum Vitae.
 

Teaching Interests

  • Teaching: Maternal Child Nursing, Bereavement, Collaborative teaching strategies.

Research Focus

Selig, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Van De Graaff, W., Kirkpatrick, M. (2021). “Evaluation of Palliative Care Competency Among Undergraduate Students Following Completion of ELNEC Undergraduate Course.” IRB application submitted 2/2021.


Kirkpatrick, M., Selig, C., Hercinger, M. Thinnes, A., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Shirley, N. (2019). “Interprofessional Team Development Through Virtual Palliative Care Simulation
Neonatal Intensive Care Oral Feeding-Readiness Protocols, Collaborative classroom education, Preterm Labor Bed rest study, Spirituality for Nursing students,  Resiliency with ANC students. IPE Palliative care teaching modules

Department

Education

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Evaluate use of oral stimulation and cue-based feeding protocols between two different NICUs 2015
  • Nurse Educator
    Selde, M. S., Goodman, J. T., Tow, J. C., Selig, C. L., Wichman, C., Cosimano, A., Galt, K. A. Implementing Collaborative Learning in Prelicensure Nursing Curricula: Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes
    40, p. 183 - 188 2015
  • Genome.gov
    Choudhury, R., Cusack, G., Greene, N., Lange-Otsuka, P., Minchew, L., Pusztai, J., Salgado, M., Selig, C., Sleeper, T., Vargo, D. Application of a family pedigree for nursing practice: Lesson plan and grading rubric 2012

Publications

  • Advances in Neonatal Care
    Evaluation of cue-based oral feeding protocols for preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit
    14(3), p. 224 2014

Presentations

  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A., (2020). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (oral/poster presentation). Midwest Nursing Research Symposium (MNRS) 44th Annual Research Conference. Shaumburg, IL,April 1-4, 2020 2020
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Selig, C., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A. (2020). Interprofessional competence development through online palliative care education and virtual interprofessional simulation (VISion) (“oral/RAPiD” poster presentation). State of the Science. San Diego, CA, March 20-22, 2020. 2020
  • Shirley, N., Thinnes, A., Nystrom, K., Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Pick, A., & Selig, C. (2019). Interprofessional competence development through online palliative care education (poster presentation). 2nd Annual Arizona Nexus Interprofessional Conference. Glendale, AZ, November 15-16, 2019. 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 University Assessment Symposium Office of Academic Excellence. Omaha, NE, October 25, 2019. 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 University Assessment Symposium Office of Academic Excellence. Omaha, NE, 2019
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Selig, C., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A. (2019). Virtual interprofessional simulation: A “VISion” for collaboration through online palliative care education (oral presentation). Collaborating Across Borders VII Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 20-23, 2019. 2019
  • ·        Banzhaf, S., Selig, C. McCafferty, K., Shirley, N., Woster, J. (2019). “The Intentional Integration of Spirituality into an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum”.  Creighton University All Things Ignatian Poster Mission Week. 9/12/2019.  2019
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Iverson, L., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Selig, C., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (oral presentation). 2019 Heartland Interprofessional Education. (HIPE) Conference. Omaha, NE, 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 30th Annual Iota Tau Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, NE, May 2, 2019. 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 30th Annual Iota Tau Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 Creighton University (St. Albert’s). Research Day. Omaha, NE, April 2, 2019.  2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 Creighton University (St. Albert’s). Research Day. Omaha, NE 2019
  • “The Use of Augmented Reality Photospheres in the College of Nursing”. With the Accelerated nursing student for OB clinical. 2018
  • “The Innovative Use of Augmented Reality in the College of Nursing”. 2017
  • Ball, S., Miller, M., Schoening, A., Selig, C., Koziol, D., McCafferty, K., Murcek, C., Panning, M., Fukuda, E., Koster, D., Niu, M., and Koh, T. (2017). “The Innovative Use of Augmented Reality in the College of Nursing”.   2017
  • ). “The Use of Augmented Reality Photospheres in the College of Nursing”. 2017
  • Cue-based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants.   National AWHONN meeting in Orlando Florida.  Submitted abstract for either poster or oral presentation.  Rejected. 2017
  • SANE nursing Role. CUCON Nursing Senate Meeting 2017
  • “When a Baby Dies: The impact on the family”. Ted E. Bear Hollow’s Grief Awareness Conference. Creighton University Harper Center. 2016
  • “Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-campus Jesuit University”. Iota Tau 27th Annual Research Day 2016
  • “Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-campus Jesuit University”. Creighton University Academic Educational Assessment. 2016
  • Schoening, A., Selig, C & Goodman, J. (2015). “Collaborative Learning: More than Just a Game.” Creighton University Academic Educational Assessment. 2015
  • Resolve Through Sharing Conference 3 day national training for Perinatal Bereavement– Hanford, California 2015
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Goodman, J., Selig, C., Cosimano, A., Wichman, C.S., Galt, K. A. (2015). “Collaborative Learning in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum”. Creighton University St. Alberta Research Day. 2015
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Goodman, J., Selig, C., Cosimano, A., Wichman, C.S., Galt, K. A. (2015). “Collaborative Learning in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum”. Creighton University Assessment Symposium. 2015
  • Selig, C., Rubarth, B. L. (2014). “Oral stimulation and cue-based oral feeding protocols”. 9th Annual NANN Research Summit. Scottsdale, AZ. 2014
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Cosimano, A., Selig, C., Yager, A., Tow, J., Goodman, J., Galt, K. (2014). “More than Just a Game: The Ups and Downs for Implementing Collaborative Learning.” Rochester MI 2014
  • Selig, C., (2014). “Evaluation of Cue-Based Oral Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)”. Creighton University College of Nursing/ Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Tau Research Day Harper Center. 2014
  • Selig, C. (2014). “Evaluation of Cue-Based Oral Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)”. UNMC State of the Art Nursing Conference 2014
  • Selig, C. (2014). “Oral stimulation and cue-based oral feeding protocols”. 9th Annual NANN Research Summit. Scottsdale, AZ. 2014
  • RTS Perinatal Bereavement Training/Coordinator 3 Day-Royal Oak, MI 03/11-13/2014 2014
  • Selig, C. “Evaluation of Cue-Based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Creighton 2013
  • Selig, C. “Evaluation of Cue-Based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Creighton College of Nursing. 2013
  • Jensen, M. Davis, S. Wynn, D. Selig, C. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. Alegent/Creighton Research Day. Poster Presentation. 2013
  • Selig, C., Jensen, M., Davis, S. Wynn, D. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. Iota Tau Research Creighton Nursing Research Day. Poster Presentation. 2013
  • Jensen, M. Davis, S. Wynn, D. Selig, C. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. UNMC State of the Art Nursing Conference. Poster Presentation. 2013
  • Selig, C., & Morris, K. “Genetics/Genomics – Curriculum Integration Overview”. Creighton School of Nursing. 2013
  • Selig, C., Morris, K., Smith, D. “Perinatal palliative care and Parents options”. Mid-Summer Lyceum: Perinatal Medicine 2012. 2012
  • Selig, C. (2012). “Cura personalis – Fruits of the Spirit”. Status of Women Creighton University 2012
  • Physician Talk “When a Baby Dies” University Alabama Birmingham 2010
  • RTS Bereavement Training/Coordinator University Alabama Birmingham 3 day program 2010

Awards

  • Clinical Teaching Excellence
    Accelerated Nursing Class
  • Teaching Excellence Award Clinical Instruction
    , Creighton University College of Nursing
    Accelerated Nursing Program

Consulting

  • Resolve Through Sharing Training/Coordinator
    Co-Presenter
    3 day presentation for When a Baby Dies for interdisciplinary team members, Nurses, Physicians, Social work and Chaplains.
    Hanford Hospital
    2015 - 2015
  • RTS Bereavaement Training / Coordinator Day
    Co- Presenter
    A 3 day presentation for When a Baby Dies for interdisciplinary team members, Nurses, Physicians, Social work and Chaplains.
    Royal Oak Hospital
    2014 - 2014