Amy J. Herboldsheimer, RN, MSN
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Scottsbluff Division
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
United States of America
Ms. Herboldsheimer received her BSN degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing in 1999. She graduated from UNMC in 2007 with a Master of Science in Nursing Administration Degree.
Nursing positions include: Staff Nurse / Relief Charge Nurse - Renal Telemetry Unit; Case Manager - Renal Telemetry Unit; Assistant Director of Nursing / Charge Nurse – Cardiac Telemetry Unit; Utilization Review Manager- Major HMO; Staff Development Coordinator / Diabetic Educator / Nurse Recruiter – Critical Access Hospital; Clinical Nurse Educator - UNMC
Ms. Herboldsheimer spends her free time cross-stitching, scrap-booking, gardening, listening to music (all genres, especially new-age), and reading nursing literature – as well playing with & educating her son, the best part of her day! Pets are 2 cats (Winnie & Tigger – Cade saved Nemo, so we no longer have a fish, and a puppy is in negotiation between the dynamic of when we / he /she & Cade can be fully potty-trained & when we can start work on my doctorate).
Ms. Herboldsheimer currently teaches, or will be teaching/ co-teaching the following courses:
- NRSG386S: Evidence-Based Nursing Practice and Research
- NRSG425S: Concepts, Issues and Nursing Care Related to Chronic Health Conditions
- NRSG470S: Nursing Management Strategies
Ms. Herboldsheimer participated in a research study entitled “Perceptions of Native American Case Managers Regarding the Competing Demands of Participating in a Multi-Site Study of an Intervention to Sustain Breastfeeding in Native American Women” under the direction of Dr. Susan Wilhelm PhD. in completion of graduate degree requirements.
Potential Areas of Interest for Future Research Include:
- Simulation Instructional Technology
- Incorporation of Serial Concept Mapping and Unfolding Case Studies with Problem Based Learning
- Guided Reflective Journaling to enhance Integrated Learning Principles
- Utilization of an alternative database formats in undergraduate clinical instruction
- Utilization of Internet-based discussion-boards for clinical post-conference
- Safe-staffing levels
- Sigma Theta Tau: Member Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Mu Chapter, International Honor Society of Nursing 1999; Member Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Pi chapter, International Honor Society of Nursing 2007
- More coming in the near future…