Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN
Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Elizabeth A. Flott, EdD, RN

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

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

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Bachelors

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

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

Biography

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.

Education

  • BSN Creighton University 2004
  • MS Creighton University 2008
  • Ed.D College of Saint Mary 2017

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Flott, E. A., & Linden, L. (2016). The clinical learning environment in nursing education: A concept analysis., Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(3), 501-513, 2016
  • Flott, E. A. (2015). Smoking cessation strategies in patients with COPD. doi: 10.1097/NHH.0000000000000363, Home Healthcare Now, Volume 33, Issue 7, 375-379, 2015
  • Rusch, L., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Slone, C., Flott, B., Manz, J., & Miller, J. (submitted December 2016 – accepted with revisions). Defining Roles and Expectations for Faculty, Nurses, & Students in the Dedicated Education Unit Model., Nurse Educator

Publications

  • Flott, E. A. (Submitted) Facilitating Student Learning in the Acute Care Setting: Nursing Faculty Perspectives., Proquest Dissertation Database, 2017

Presentations

  • “Facilitating Clinical Learning in the Acute Care Environment: Nursing Faculty Perspectives” with Dr. Lois Linden – College of Saint Mary Student Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE, 2017
  • “The Clinical Learning Environment in Nursing Education – A Concept Analysis” with Dr. Lois Linden – College of St. Mary Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE, 2015
  • “Peer Mentoring: A Strategy for Student Completion and Retention” – presented with Dr. Vivienne Friday at the Academy for Teaching Excellence – Iowa Western Community College – Council Bluffs, IA, 2013
  • “Improving the Referral Process for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Heart Failure” – Sigma Theta Tau Research Day – Creighton University – Omaha, NE, 2008
  • “The Importance of Documenting Nutritional Assessments Correctly” – Sigma Theta Tau Research Day – Creighton University – Omaha, NE, 2004

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

Awards and Honors

  • 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
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction, Creighton University, 2015
  • Positive Image of Nursing Award, Nebraska Nurses Association, 2017
  • Nursing Faculty Award for Classroom Instruction, Creighton University, 2017
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, College of Saint Mary, 2017