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.

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Rusch, L., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Slone, C., Flott, B., Manz, J., & Miller, J. Defining Roles and Expectations for Faculty, Nurses, & Students in the Dedicated Education Unit Model, Nurse Educator, 2017
  • Flott, E. A., Linden, L. The clinical learning environment in nursing education: A concept analysis, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(3), 501-513, 2016
  • Flott, E. A. Smoking cessation strategies in patients with COPD, Home Healthcare Now, 33(7), 375-379, 2015

Publications

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

Presentations

  • Accepted - Russell, C., Hercinger, M., Ball, S., Flott, E. A., & Goodman, J. (2019). Evaluation of Stand-alone Safety and Quality Labs Using Standardized Scores. Nurse Educator’s Conference in the Rockies: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. Vail, CO. (Podium), 2019
  • Accepted - McCafferty, K., Flott, E. A., Hadenfeldt, C., Stanton, M. (2019) Using Augmented Reality Posters to Facilitate Learning for Students in Foundational Nursing Courses. Nursing Educator’s Conference in the Rockies: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future. Vail, CO. (Podium), 2019
  • Flott, B., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Hercinger, M., & McCafferty, K. (2018). The Influence of the DEU Clinical Model on Standardized Test Scores. Creighton University Assessment Symposium. Omaha, NE. (Poster), 2018
  • Flott, E. A., Beiermann, T.  Rusch, J. Miller, L., Schoening, A., Slone, C., & Manz, J. (2018). Defining Roles and Expectations for Faculty, Nurses, and Students in a Dedicated Education Unit. DEU Symposium Conference: Learning Today for Tomorrow’s DEU. Portland, OR. July (Podium), 2018
  • Flott, E. A., Beiermann, T., Schoening, A., Hercinger, M., & McCafferty, K.  (2018). The Influence of the DEU Clinical Model on Standardized Test Scores. DEU Symposium Conference: Learning Today for Tomorrow’s DEU. Portland, OR. (Poster), 2018
  • Flott, E. A., & Linden, L. (2017). Facilitating Clinical Learning in the Acute Care Environment: Nursing Faculty Perspectives. College of Saint Mary Student Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE. (Poster), 2017
  • Flott, E. A., & Linden, L. (2015). The Clinical Learning Environment in Nursing Education – A Concept Analysis. College of St. Mary Scholar’s Day – Omaha, NE. (Poster), 2015
  • Flott, E. A., & Friday, V. (2013). Peer Mentoring: A Strategy for Student Completion and Retention. Academy for Teaching Excellence: Iowa Western Community College – Council Bluffs, IA. (Podium), 2013
  • Flott, E. A. (2008). Improving the Referral Process for Newly Diagnosed Patients with Heart Failure. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day: Creighton University. Omaha, NE. (Poster and Podium), 2008
  • Flott, E. A. (2004). The Importance of Documenting Nutritional Assessments Correctly. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day: Creighton University – Omaha, NE. (Poster), 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

Grant Funding Received

  • McCafferty, K. (PI), Flott, E. A., Aufdenkamp, M., Jessen, J., Beiermann, T. (January 2019) Bringing Foundational Coursework to Life Using SMART Boards, High Fidelity Manikins and an Unfolding Case Scenario. Teaching and Learning Center Development Grant, Creighton University $2000.
  • 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.

Awards and Honors

  • Positive Image of Nursing Award, Nebraska Nurses Association, 2017, 2018
  • 40 Under 40 Award, Nebraska Action Coalition, 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