Ann C. Seckman, DNP, RN
Ann C. Seckman, DNP, RN

Ann C. Seckman, DNP, RN

Associate Professor
College of Nursing, Omaha Campus

Expertise/Specializations

  • Medical surgical nursing, nursing research, Health Assessment
  • Evidence-based Practice

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Nursing - Bachelors

Position

  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Fall 2019 Foundational Concepts and Health Assessment
  • Fall 2019 NUR 244 clinical at Bergan Mercy 4 North unit
  • Spring 19: Cares Clinical at Lakeside (4 west)
  • Spring 19: Health Assessment lab
  • Spring 19: Reading papers for Research (trad)
  • Spring 2020 Course Lead NUR235/236
  • Spring 2020 NUR244 Clinical at Bergan Mercy 4 North Unit
  • Summer 19: 450: read papers
  • Summer 19: 489 Preceptorship with students
  • Summer 19: N312 - read papers

Biography

As a specialist in Health Assessment, have taught this for 22 years, all levels of education in both theory portion and the lab portion. Interests are in simulation, related to health assessment scenario building. Have written or co-written the following articles: Bringing skin assessments to life using human patient simulation: An emphysis on cancer prevention and early detection; Incorporating cultural diversity and caring through simulation in a baccalaureate nursing program; and Report on the impact of cultural diversity in simulation for nursing students engaged in immersion experiences in blobal settings.Was in the forefront of developing the simulation health assessment scenario's for a midwestern college.

Publications and Presentations

General

  • Seckman, A. and Diesel, H. Report on the Impact of Cultural Diversity in Simulation for Nursing Students Engaged in Immersion Experiences in Global Settings, Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(9), 2013
  • Kuhrik, M., Seckman, C., Kuhrik, N., Ahearn, T., & Ercole, P. Bringing Skin Assessments to Life Using Simulation: An Emphysis on Cancer Prevention and Early Detection., N/A, 2011
  • Haas, B., Seckman, C. & Rea, G. Incorporating Cultural Diversity and Caring Through Simulation in a Baccalaureate Nursing Program, N/A, 14(2), 2010

Presentations

  • Nursing Education Research Conference 2020: “Non Licensure Nursing Internship Program for Recruiting High School Students in Nursing” , 2020
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO, 2018
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis,, 2015
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO, 2014
  • The Geriatric Population and the Role of the LPN and RN sponsored by St. Louis College of Health Careers “The Effects of the growing Geriatric Population on Nursing with Respect to the Health Care System, 2013
  • Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities “Observation Skills Can Save Lives” St. Louis, MO, 2013
  • Second Annual Interprofessional Simulation Conference, St. Louis, MO “Educating Students about Cultural Diversity Through the Use of Diverse Mannequins” January 2012, 2012
  • INACSL Conference Las Vegas, NV  “Simulation: Dressed for Diversity”, 2011
  • INACSL conference Orland, FL “Utilizing simulation and moulage techniques: Performing a thorough skin assessment in a BSN program”, 2010
  • “Missouri’s Mini SUN Conference 2009 “Enhancing Realism, 2009
  • Testing for Success at Clarkson College, Omaha, NE , 2005
  • Testing for Success at Clarkson College, Omaha, NE, 2005

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Simulation especially related to health assessment as in pressure ulcers, skin cancer.

Current Research Projects

  • Simulation
     

Awards and Honors

  • Expert Witness, 2020