Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Omaha Campus


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

Academic Appointments


  • Nursing - Bachelors


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Undergraduate Program - Health Assessment Courses
  • Undergraduate Program - Med-Surg/ICU Clinical Experiences, Acute Cardiac and Respiratory Disorders


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.

Publications and Presentations



  • , 72(3), 501-513
  • , 33(7), 375-379



Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

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

Current Research Projects

  • Dissertation Study: Facilitating Student Learning in the Acute Care Setting: Nursing
    Faculty Perspectives

Grant Funding Received

  • 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.
  • 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 and Honors

  • DAISY Award Nominee, 2021
  • Dissertation Committee, 2020
  • Provisional Patent - Method for Creating Reality-Based Educational Experiences Using Augmented Technology Enhancements, 2019
  • Positive Image of Nursing Award, Nebraska Nurses Association, 2017, 2018
  • 40 Under 40 Award, Nebraska Action Coalition, 2018
  • Dissertation Committee, 2018
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction, ANC Nursing Class - August 2018, 2018
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, College of Saint Mary, 2017, 2017
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction, Creighton University, 2017, 2017
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction, Creighton University, 2015, 2016
  • 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