Cindy L. Selig, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, CPLC
Cindy L. Selig, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Cindy L. Selig, DNP, APRN, RNC-OB, CPLC

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

Expertise/Specializations

  • Teaching: Maternal Child Nursing, Bereavement, Collaborative teaching strategies.

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Education

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Fall 2011 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Fall 2012 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Fall 2013 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Fall 2014 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Fall 2016 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab • NUR 224 Health Assessment • NUR 226 Health Assessment Lab • NUR 228 Lif
  • Fall 2017 NUR 290 Care Mangement NUR 291 Practicum for Care Managment NUR 288 Health Assessment NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab NUR 224 Health AssessmentTRAD NUR 226 Heath Assessment Lab NUR 371 / 390 Care Mgt, Processes for Episodic and Chronic Health Al
  • Fall 2018 NUR 243 Care Management Concept I NUR 244 Care Management Concepts Practicum,NUR 235 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment NUR 236 ANC Foundations Practicum NUR 228A/B Lifespan Course Leader NUR 352 Care Management & Outcomes Improvement : IPE 51
  • Fall 2019 • NUR 243 Care Management Concepts I • NUR 244 Care Management Concepts I Practicum • NUR 235 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment Concepts • NUR 236 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment Concepts Practicum • NUR 228 A & B Lifespan - Course Leader
  • Fall, 2015 • NUR 390 Care Management and Outcomes Improvement for Altered Health States • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessmen
  • SP 2019 NUR 243 Care Management Concept I NUR 244 Care Management Concept I Practicum, NUR 235 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment/NUR 236 ANC Health Assessment Practicum, IPE 515 Paliative Care online developer& instructor
  • Spring 2011 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Spring 2012 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Spring 2013 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab
  • Spring 2014 • NUR 390 Care Management and Outcomes Improvement for Altered Health States • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessmen
  • Spring 2015 • NUR 390 Care Management and Outcomes Improvement for Altered Health States • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessmen
  • Spring 2016 • NUR 290 Care Management and Outcome Improvement for Health Promotion • NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management • NUR 288 Health Assessment • NUR 289 Health Assessment Lab • NUR 224 Health Assessment • NUR 226 Health Assessment Lab
  • Spring 2017•NUR 290 Care Manag•NUR 291 Practicum for Care Management•NUR 288 Health Assessment •NUR 289 Health Assess Lab• NUR 224 Health Assess•NUR 226 Health Assess Lab •NUR 371/ 390 Care Mgt, Processes for Episodic and Chronic Health Alterations I
  • Spring 2018 NUR 243 Care Management Concept I NUR 244 Care Management Concepts Practicum,NUR 235 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment NUR 236 ANC Foundations Practicum NUR 224 TRAD Health Assessment Across the Lifespan NUR 226 TRAD Health Assessment Pract
  • Spring 2020 NUR 228 Lifespan online Instructor of Record - IPE 515 Palliative Care Course Professor Modules3 week 8, Module 6 week 12
  • Spring 2020 • NUR 243 Care Management Concepts I • NUR 244 Care Management Concepts I Practicum • NUR 235 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment Concepts • NUR 236 ANC Foundations & Health Assessment Concepts Practicum • NUR 228 W - Course Leader- revise cl
  • Summer 2011 • NUR 497 Care Management and Outcomes Improvement for Complex Altered Health States Practicum
  • Summer 2012 • NUR 497 Care Management and Outcomes Improvement for Complex Altered Health States Practicum

Biography

Cindy is committed to the education of nurses for professional practice, expertise and implementation for family-centered care within the Traditional and Accelerated Nursing programs teaching at Creighton College of Nursing for 9 years.  She has 40 years of nursing experience and the majority within the hospital setting for Maternal Child Nursing in Labor and Delivery, postpartum and NICU.  She worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in High-Risk Ob and as a Nursing Director on a Childbirth Unit. in implementing new policy Best practice changes.  She is driven to encourage individuals to consider a career in Nursing.   

Cindy has presented for Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Services in LaCrosse Wisconsin since 1991 which is a Perinatal educational program for Interdisciplinary team members. RTS has been on the cutting edge for Perinatal Palliative care.  Cindy maintains her certification for Inpatient Obstetric nurse as she continues to teach students on the clinical unit and for the didactic curriculum.   Cindy was the first Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner (SANE) in Nebraska and collaborating in implementing the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) within the Rape Spouse Abuse Counseling Center (RSACC) and Child Advocacy Center (CAC). Cindy has served on the advisory committee for a Ph.D. candidate for evaluating the Results of a Concept Analysis of Palliative Care Nursing Interventions for simulation with undergraduate nursing students to demonstrate competency in palliative care. Cindy has initiated numerous Perinatal Loss Bereavement (RTS) programs within numerous hospitals and advised programs across the United States.  She has served as program directors, educator, grief support group facilitator and planned many walks to remembers and annual memorial services.
A more complete listing of her scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on her Curriculum Vitae.
 

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Selig, Cindy Lou Evaluate use of oral stimulation and cue-based feeding protocols between two different NICUs, Advances in Neonatal Care, 2015
  • Schoening, A. M., Selde, M. S., Goodman, J. T., Tow, J. C., Selig, C. L., Wichman, C., Cosimano, A., Galt, K. A. Implementing Collaborative Learning in Prelicensure Nursing Curricula: Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes, Nurse Educator, 40, 183 - 188, 2015
  • Witt, D. E., Choudhury, R., Cusack, G., Greene, N., Lange-Otsuka, P., Minchew, L., Pusztai, J., Salgado, M., Selig, C., Sleeper, T., Vargo, D. Application of a family pedigree for nursing practice: Lesson plan and grading rubric, Genome.gov, 2012

Publications

  • Selig, C. Evaluation of cue-based oral feeding protocols for preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, Advances in Neonatal Care, 14(3), 224, 2014

Presentations

    • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A., (2020). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (oral/poster presentation). Midwest Nursing Research Symposium (MNRS) 44th Annual Research Conference. Shaumburg, IL,
    April 1-4, 2020, 2020
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Selig, C., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A. (2020). Interprofessional competence development through online palliative care education and virtual interprofessional simulation (VISion) (“oral/RAPiD” poster presentation). State of the Science. San Diego, CA, March 20-22, 2020., 2020
  • Shirley, N., Thinnes, A., Nystrom, K., Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Pick, A., & Selig, C. (2019). Interprofessional competence development through online palliative care education (poster presentation). 2nd Annual Arizona Nexus Interprofessional Conference. Glendale, AZ, November 15-16, 2019., 2019
    • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 University Assessment Symposium Office of Academic Excellence. Omaha, NE, October 25, 2019.
    , 2019
  • Kirkpatrick, A., Chapple, H., Hercinger, M., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Selig, C., Shirley, N., & Thinnes, A. (2019). Virtual interprofessional simulation: A “VISion” for collaboration through online palliative care education (oral presentation). Collaborating Across Borders VII Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 20-23, 2019., 2019

  • ·        Banzhaf, S., Selig, C. McCafferty, K., Shirley, N., Woster, J. (2019). “The Intentional Integration of Spirituality into an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum”.  Creighton University All Things Ignatian Poster Mission Week. 9/12/2019.
     , 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 30th Annual Iota Tau Research Day. Creighton University, Omaha, NE, May 2, 2019., 2019
  • Selig, C., Kirkpatrick, A., Thinnes, A., Hercinger, M., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., & Shirley, N. (2019). Interprofessional team development through virtual palliative care simulations (poster presentation). 2019 Creighton University (St. Albert’s). Research Day. Omaha, NE, April 2, 2019.
     , 2019
  • “The Use of Augmented Reality Photospheres in the College of Nursing”. With the Accelerated nursing student for OB clinical., 2018
  • “The Innovative Use of Augmented Reality in the College of Nursing”., 2017
  • ). “The Use of Augmented Reality Photospheres in the College of Nursing”., 2017
  • Cue-based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants.   National AWHONN meeting in Orlando Florida.  Submitted abstract for either poster or oral presentation.  Rejected., 2017
  • SANE nursing Role. CUCON Nursing Senate Meeting, 2017
  • “When a Baby Dies: The impact on the family”. Ted E. Bear Hollow’s Grief Awareness Conference. Creighton University Harper Center., 2016
  • “Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-campus Jesuit University”. Iota Tau 27th Annual Research Day, 2016
  • “Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-campus Jesuit University”. Creighton University Academic Educational Assessment., 2016
  • Schoening, A., Selig, C & Goodman, J. (2015). “Collaborative Learning: More than Just a Game.” Creighton University Academic Educational Assessment., 2015
  • Resolve Through Sharing Conference 3 day national training for Perinatal Bereavement– Hanford, California, 2015
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Goodman, J., Selig, C., Cosimano, A., Wichman, C.S., Galt, K. A. (2015). “Collaborative Learning in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum”. Creighton University St. Alberta Research Day., 2015
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Goodman, J., Selig, C., Cosimano, A., Wichman, C.S., Galt, K. A. (2015). “Collaborative Learning in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum”. Creighton University Assessment Symposium., 2015
  • Selig, C., Rubarth, B. L. (2014). “Oral stimulation and cue-based oral feeding protocols”. 9th Annual NANN Research Summit. Scottsdale, AZ., 2014
  • Schoening, A., Selde, S., Cosimano, A., Selig, C., Yager, A., Tow, J., Goodman, J., Galt, K. (2014). “More than Just a Game: The Ups and Downs for Implementing Collaborative Learning.” Rochester MI, 2014
  • Selig, C., (2014). “Evaluation of Cue-Based Oral Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)”. Creighton University College of Nursing/ Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Tau Research Day Harper Center., 2014
  • Selig, C. (2014). “Evaluation of Cue-Based Oral Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)”. UNMC State of the Art Nursing Conference, 2014
  • Selig, C. (2014). “Oral stimulation and cue-based oral feeding protocols”. 9th Annual NANN Research Summit. Scottsdale, AZ., 2014
  • RTS Perinatal Bereavement Training/Coordinator 3 Day-Royal Oak, MI 03/11-13/2014, 2014
  • Selig, C. “Evaluation of Cue-Based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Creighton, 2013
  • Selig, C. “Evaluation of Cue-Based Feeding Protocols for Preterm Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Creighton College of Nursing., 2013
  • Jensen, M. Davis, S. Wynn, D. Selig, C. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. Alegent/Creighton Research Day. Poster Presentation., 2013
  • Selig, C., Jensen, M., Davis, S. Wynn, D. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. Iota Tau Research Creighton Nursing Research Day. Poster Presentation., 2013
  • Jensen, M. Davis, S. Wynn, D. Selig, C. Rubarth, L. (2013). “Feeding Readiness Protocol--Nursing Nurturing Nature”. UNMC State of the Art Nursing Conference. Poster Presentation., 2013
  • Selig, C., & Morris, K. “Genetics/Genomics – Curriculum Integration Overview”. Creighton School of Nursing., 2013
  • Selig, C., Morris, K., Smith, D. “Perinatal palliative care and Parents options”. Mid-Summer Lyceum: Perinatal Medicine 2012., 2012
  • Selig, C. (2012). “Cura personalis – Fruits of the Spirit”. Status of Women Creighton University, 2012
  • Physician Talk “When a Baby Dies” University Alabama Birmingham, 2010
  • RTS Bereavement Training/Coordinator University Alabama Birmingham 3 day program, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Kirkpatrick, M., Selig, C., Hercinger, M. Thinnes, A., Chapple, H., Iverson, L., Jorgensen, D., Nystrom, K., Pick, A., Shirley, N. (2019). “Interprofessional Team Development Through Virtual Palliative Care Simulation
    Neonatal Intensive Care Oral Feeding-Readiness Protocols, Collaborative classroom education, Preterm Labor Bed rest study, Spirituality for Nursing students,  Resiliency with ANC students. IPE Palliative care teaching modules

Current Research Projects

  • Photosphere for student orientation to clinical sites, 
    Palliative Interprofessional education
    Resiliency with ANC students
     

Grant Funding Received

  • Schlup Woods, S. (P.I) Aufdenkamp, M., Woster, J., Selig, C., Goodman, J., Harms, A., Selde, S., & Hercinger, M. Identifying Spiritual Needs for Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Multi-campus Jesuit University, Creighton University, Academic Excellence Award, Approved funding $1,680. Granted 1/7/2015
  • Ball, Sarah (P.I) Panning, M. H., Miller, J. R., Schoening, A. M., Koziol, D.M., McCafferty, K, L., Selig, C.L., Murcek, C.M. Fukuda, E. J., Koster, E. N. Photosphere Creighton University, Academic Excellence Award,
  • Miller, J. R. (PI), Harms, A. M., Hill, E. R., Selig, C. L. Managing Life Challenges Through Resiliency. Academic Excellence Award,

Awards and Honors

  • Resolve Through Sharing Training/Coordinator, 2015
  • RTS Bereavaement Training / Coordinator Day, 2014