Rhonda S. Coffman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C
Rhonda S. Coffman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C

Rhonda S. Coffman, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Expertise/Specializations

  • Adult Acute Care NP
  • Family NP

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Doctorate

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program

Biography

Dr. Rhonda Coffman is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.  Her current research interests are teaching strategies and quality improvement in the acute care setting focusing on length of stay and readmissions.  Prior to this position, she worked in hospital medicine as a nurse practitioner implementing evidence-based practice into the care of her patients,  She precepted several nurse practitioner students in her work with hospital medicine and has a passion for teaching.  She is an editor-in-cheif for StatPearls to develop review questions that assist students to obtain board certification in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care.

Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice; Creighton University - May 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Mount Mercy University - May 1985

Certifications

ANCC - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC) - 2013 to present
AANP - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) - 2013 to present
Society of Critical Care Medicine - Fundamental Critical Care Support Provider Course - 2014
AHA - ACLS - 2016
AHA - BLS- 2016

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Teaching strategies
    Acute Care - Readmissions, LOS, Quality Improvement