Cynthia J. Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN
Cynthia J. Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN

Cynthia J. Hadenfeldt, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

  • medical-surgical
  • gerontology
  • global health

Academic Appointments

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • EdD from College of St. Mary
  • MSN from UNMC
  • BSN from University of Minnesota

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Hadenfeldt, C. (January 2015). Risk for Failure, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Nursing Education. Smith, M. E., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Carpenter, R. (eds.) Springer Publishing,, Encyclopedia of Nursing Education, Book, 2015

Articles

  • manuscript being submitted to The Journal of Community Health - Hadenfeldt, C., Hall, A., Flecky, K., Rusch, L., Woster, J. and Nilsson, P.  Frailty Assessment in Homeless Adults, 2018
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Darabaris, M., & Aufdenkamp, M.  Frailty Assessment in Patients Utilizing a Free Clinic, 28, 4, 1423-1435, 2017
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Lueth, C., Parks, J. The Impact of the Heart Failure Health Enhancement Program, Clinical Nursing Studies, 2(2), 51-60, 2014
  • Hadenfeldt, C. J. Effects of an intervention plan on nursing student success, Journal of nursing education, 51, 89-94, 2012

Presentations

  • Hadenfeldt, C. & Rusch, L.  Frailty Assessment in Homeless Adults, STTI regional conference, podium presentation, 2018
  • Hadenfeldt, C. Frailty Assessment in Homeless Adults at Midwest Nursing Research Society annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio - paper presentation, 2018
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M., & Darabaris, M. Use of a Multi-dimensional frailty assessment instrument in Patients utilizing a free clinic, Midwest Nursing Research Society, 2016
  • Hadenfeldt, E. Global Health Improvements in Rural Zambia: Chifundo Rural health Center Insititue of International Medicine Conference, Kansas City, MO, 2015
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Harms, A., Bredenkamp, N Use of a Multi-dimensional Frailty Assessment Instrument to describe characteristics of free clinic patients, 2015
  • Hadenfeldt, C. Global Health Improvements in Rural Zambia: Chifundo Rural Health Center, Global Health Conference Midwest, Omaha, NE, 2015
  • The Impact of the Heart Failure Health Enhancement Program – poster presentation NNA Convention – Oct. 2013, 2013
  • Presentation – Social Isolation in Chronic Illness and the Elderly – Oct. 2013, Future Problem Solving students, 2013
  • The Impact of the Heart Failure Health Enhancement Program – poster presentation CUMC research day – May 2013, 2013
  • NeNLN Excellence in Nursing Education Showcase – poster presentation “Preventing Nursing Student Attrition due to Academic Failure” – poster presentation, 2011
  • Nurse Educators Conference in the Rockies, Breckenridge, CO “Preventing Nursing Student Attrition due to Academic Failure” – poster presentation, 2011
  • CUMC /Sigma Theta Tau Research Day “Preventing Nursing Student Attrition due to Academic Failure” –poster presentation, 2011

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • global, frailty

Current Research Projects

  • frailty in a medical underserved population

Grant Funding Received

  • Bridging Innovation to Practice Grant
  • Winnifred Pinch Grant for Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Creighton Global Initiative for Hunger and Health Care in SubSaharan Africa - Zambia FLPA