Sarah J. Ball, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Sarah J. Ball, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Sarah J. Ball, PhD, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Omaha Campus


  • Women's Health (Maternal -Child Nurse)
  • Simulation
  • Technology
  • Safety and Quality

Academic Appointments


  • Nursing - Bachelors


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Nursing Courses at Junior and Senior Level


Publications and Presentations


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Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Clinical Simulation Labs Student Peer & Self Evaluation Interactive Classroom Teaching E-learning; Augmented Reality;Assessment

Current Research Projects

  • IRB-1175470-1 Augmented Reality and Photosphere’s in the College of Nursing
    IRB 1144140-4 Effect of Augmented Reality on Anxiety in Pre-licensure Nursing Students
    IRB 907729-1 Augmented Reality and Photosphere's in the college of Nursing IRB 857321-1 The Impact of an Interprofessional Pediatric Simulation on Advanced Practice and Pre-Licensure Nursing Students’ Self-Efficacy Exempt 01/18/2016 IRB 854244-1 Utilizing Technology and Real-time Assessments to Improve Efficacy and Competence with Technical Skills in Pre-Licensure Nursing Students New Project Exempt 01/2016 IRB 654739-3 The Interactive Online Use of Creighton Competency Evaluation Instrument (C-CEI) as a Student Driven Peer Evaluation Tool 11/2015

Grant Funding Received

  • The Use of Augmented Reality Photospheres in the College of Nursing to Decrease Student Anxiety. – Granted 12/16- $760.00 by Creighton University’s Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment

Awards and Honors

  • Nebraska AWHONN Nurse of Year, Association of Women's Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses, 2018
  • Postitive Image of Nursing, Nebraska Nurses Association, 2017