Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN
Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN

Marilee Aufdenkamp, RN, MSN

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing, Grand Island Campus


  • Medical surgical Nursing

Academic Appointments


  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • Aufdenkamp, M., Selig, C.; Russell, C., Hirsh, K. Nursing students’ perceptions: staff nurse instructors’ characteristics in a dedicated education unit, Journal of Nursing Education, 2020
  • Naylor, H. M.; Aufdenkamp. M. Escape the Pharmacy:, Nursing Education Perspectives, 2020
  • Darabaris, M., Aufdenkamp, M Frailty assessment in patients utilizing a free clinic., Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, 28(4), 1423-1435, 2017
  • Whittaker, A. A., Aufdenkamp, M., Tinley, S. Barriers and facilitators to electronic documentation in a rural hospital, Journal of nursing scholarship, 41(3), 293-300, 2009
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Naylor, H., & Aufdenkamp, M Escape the pharmacy, Nursing Education Perspectives, 0000


  • Naylor, H., Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M. Utilizing a Flipped Classroom and Creative Learning Strategies for Pharmacology Instruction with Accelerated Nursing Students. Proposal submitted 1/2019 for presentation of a Skill Building Session. 2019 Nursing Educator in the Rockies Conference., 2019

  • Banzhaf, S., Davis, B., Woster, J., Tucci, C., McCafferty, K., Parks, J., Kirkpatrick, M., Minnich, M., Sloane, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Beierman, T. (accepted for panel presentation, 2017) Following a crosswalk: intentional integration of spirituality in an accelerated nursing curriculum. Through the Eye of the Needle: Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education conference. University of Seattle, August 10-13, 2017
     , 2017
  • Schlup Woods, S., Woster, J., Selig, C., Aufdenkamp M., Harms, A., Goodman, J., & Hercinger, M. (2016) Identifying spiritual needs for baccalaureate nursing students in a multi-campus Jesuit university. Poster presentation. Iota Tau 27th Annual Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska, 2016
  • Woster, J., McCafferty, K.L., Aufdenkamp, M., Goodman, J.T. & Bunton, A.J. (2016) Evaluation of clinical performance in pre-licensure nursing students – can standardization occur? Poster presentation. Iota Tau 27th Annual Research Day, Omaha, Nebraska., 2016
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp. M., & Darabaris, M. (2016) Use of a multi-dimensional frailty assessment instrument on patients utilizing a free clinic. Poster presentation. Midwest Nursing Research Society 40th Annual Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2016
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Parks, J., & Lueth, C. (2013) Impact of a Heart Failure Health Enhancement Program. Nebraska Nurses Association Annual Convention, Kearney Nebraska, 2013
  • Hadenfeldt, C., Aufdenkamp, M., Parks, J., & Lueth, C. (2013) Impact of a Heart Failure Health Enhancement Program. Sigma, Theta Tau Research Day, Creighton University, Omaha Nebraska, 2013
  • Aufdenkamp, M & Carpenter, D. (2012, March) Diabetes Update, 2012. Continuing Education Offering. South Heartland District Health Department. Hastings, Nebraska, 2012
  • Aufdenkamp, M. & Whittaker, A. Impact of An Electronic Health Record on Nursing Care Activities in a Rural Midwestern Hospital. Sigma, Theta Tau Research Day, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha Nebraska, 2009
  • Aufdenkamp, M. & Whittaker, A. Nurses’ Perception of Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation of an Electronic Health Record System in a Rural Hospital. Poster Presentation Methodist Research Day. Methodist Hospital. Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • Aufdenkamp, M. & Hoeft, T. (1997, October) Total Hip Clinical Pathway Development. Poster presentation. NNA State Convention. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1997
  • Aufdenkamp, M. & Hoeft, T. (1997, September) Promoting Coordination of Patient Care Through the Use of Clinical Pathways in a Rural Referral Hospital. Poster presentation. Interdisciplinary Practice Workshop. St. Lukes Hospital. Kansas City, Missouri., 1997
  • Aufdenkamp, M. & Kampsneider, C. (1996) Collaborative Care Through Critical Pathway Development: The Small Rural Hospital Experience. NNA State Convention. Hastings, Nebraska., 1996

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Frailty.
    Creating an environment of spirituality for distanced campus students.

Grant Funding Received

  • Following a Crosswalk: The Intentional Integration of Spirituality in an Accelerated Nursing Curriculum. Purpose is to provide opportunities for students to explore the relationship between the Ignatian Values, Spiritual Care, and Reflective Practice
  • Williams, J., Aufdenkamp, M., Selig, C., Russell, C., Hirsch, K. Nursing Student Perceptions of Excellent Characteristics of Staff Nurse Instructors in a Dedicated Education Unit Model.
  • McCafferty, K., Flott, B., Aufdenkamp, M., Jessen, J., Beiermann, T., Palmer, L. Bringing Foundational Coursework to Life Using SMART Boards, High Fidelity Manikins, and an Unfolding Case Scenario. Creighton University TLC Grant Application submitted 1/7/2019. Revise and resubmit letter received 2/13/2019 (in process).

Awards and Honors

  • Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Evidence-Based Practice Council, 2008