CON Strategic Plan 2015-2018

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4. Educational Programs

Enhance UNMC’s educational programs as the most highly learning centered university in health professions education.

Goal 1

Implement the Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning (i-Excel) innovative educational models that embrace new and evolving technologies for student interactive learning including blended learning, advanced simulation and virtual immersive reality, online education, and formal partnerships with advanced technology and multi-media public organization and private companies.

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.1.1 Pilot Test Expanded Simulation in Collaboration With iExcel

Narrative description : Submit grant proposal to pilot test increasing simulation experiences in collaboration with iExcel on at least one campus.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Grant proposal submitted by June, 2017
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeBoyers, Pamela Assoc Vice Chancellor, iEXCELpamela.boyers@unmc.edu402-559-5130
Ash, Michael Asst Professormichael.ash@unmc.edu402-552-3389
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Kotcherlakota, Suhasini Asst Professorskotcherlakota@unmc.edu402-559-6375
Kaiser, Marge Acting Director,
Learning Resource Center
mkaiser@unmc.edu402-559-6539
Davies, Dele Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.1.2 Increase Electronic Resources Used in Coursework

Narrative description : Increase use of electronic resources in coursework (e-book, websites) by holding faculty development workshop on this topic (Dec., 2016).

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Each course at all levels has planned and implemented an electronic resource
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeBurbach, Beth Asst Professorbburbach@unmc.edu402-844-7906
Kotcherlakota, Suhasini Asst Professorskotcherlakota@unmc.edu402-559-6375
Rejda, Patrick Instructional Technologist IIprejda@unmc.edu402-559-4126
Liu, Howard Assoc Professorhyliu@unmc.edu402-552-6006
Caverzagie, Kelly Assoc Professorkelly.caverzagie@unmc.edu402-559-8358

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.1.3 Expand Learning Experiences With Telehealth and iExcel

Narrative description : Expand students’ experience with telehealth by incorporating at least one clinical telehealth learning experience on each campus (May, 2016).

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Learning experiences expanded by 50% beyond FY15 baseline
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativePelish, Peggy Assoc Professorppelish@unmc.edu402-559-6550
Boyers, Pamela Assoc Vice Chancellor, iEXCELpamela.boyers@unmc.edu402-559-5130
Markin, Rodney Assoc VC Bus Develop-Chief Technol Officer rmarkin@unmc.edu 402-559-7687
Fiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Ash, Michael Chief Transformation Officermichael.ash@unmc.edu402-552-3389
Kotcherlakota, Suhasini Asst Professorskotcherlakota@unmc.edu402-559-6375
Davies, Dele Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.1.4 Pilot Test Online Technology in Undergraduate Courses.

Narrative description : Pilot test technology used in RN-BSN course in 1 or 2 traditional or accelerated program courses.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Evidence of pilot test completion and student satisfaction scores
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeLaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Bravo, Katherine Asst Professorkbravo@unmc.edu402-559-6607
Keating-Lefler, Rebecca Asst Professorrkeating@unmc.edu402-559-4185
Beam, Elizabeth Instructorebeam@unmc.edu402-559-6547
Knisley, Janet Clinical Assistant Professorjanet.knisley@unmc.edu308-865-8147

Goal 2

Integrate the academic programs of the UNMC Colleges and Institutes broadly with Nebraska Medicine and other clinical educational partners to enhance health professions education.

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.2.1 Transitional Care Programming at Nebraska Medicine

Narrative description : Engage faculty, staff, and students in the expansion of transitional care programming at Nebraska Medicine in at least one academic degree program.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Evidence of faculty, staff, and student involvement in transitional care programming at Nebraska Medicine.
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeFiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Farris, Nancy Asst Professornfarris@unmc.edu402-559-6536
Nuss, Suzanne Chief Nursing Officerslnuss@nebraskamed.com402-559-8815
Tape, Thomas Professortgtape@unmc.edu402-559-7502


UNMC College of Nursing - 4.2.2 Interprofessional Clinical Education Model in Kearney

Narrative description : Develop interprofessional clinical education model for pilot testing with clinical partners in the Kearney area.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Develop a Kearney IPE plan for approval in FY2016
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
Meyer, Kyle Senior Associate Deankpmeyer@unmc.edu402-559-5903
PrimaryMertz, Mary AnnAsst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750
CollaborativeKarst, Gregory Professorgmkarst@unmc.edu402-559-6596
Reed, Jill Assistant Professorjrreed@unmc.edu308-865-8150
Jones, Katherine Assoc Professorkjonesj@unmc.edu402-559-8913
Nickol, Devin Assoc Professordnickol@unmc.edu402-559-7502
Fiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238

Goal 3

Establish program, curricular and learner assessment structures that facilitate each learner’s demonstration of competence in the knowledge, skills and professionalism critical to fully embrace the future health delivery system.

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.3.1 Competency Assessment in the RN-BSN Program Expansion

Narrative description : Expand competency assessment in the RN-BSN program to include new associate degree program graduates admitted as part of the Nebraska RN-BSN Collaborative.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Delineation of how gaps in practice experiences are addressed in the RN-BSN program for new graduates
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeKeating-Lefler, Rebecca Asst Professorrkeating@unmc.edu402-559-4185
LaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Straub, Dawn Nsg Prac/Informatics Exec Dirdstraub@nebraskamed.com402-559-7579
Weidner, Karen Director of Nursing Programs,
Northeast Community College
karenkw@northeast.edu 

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.3.2 Board Scores of Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Narrative description : Ensure that at least 90% of graduates of undergraduate and graduate programs pass the appropriate board exam upon the first attempt.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Annual results of first time pass rates on NCLEX and advanced practice nursing board exams
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeLaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Grigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
Barnason, Susan Professorsbarnaso@unmc.edu402-472-7359
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750


Goal 4

Optimize the preparation for future career opportunities through academic counseling and career counseling including transferable skills for all UNMC learners, alumni and those embracing our educational community.

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.4.1 Academic Success Program for Undergraduate Students

Narrative description : Develop an academic success program for undergraduate students.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Academic Success Program operational
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - faculty/staff

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639
Nelson, Audrey Assoc Professoranelson@unmc.edu402-559-6568
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Davies, Herbert Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.4.2 Graduate Student Writing Skills

Narrative description : Develop a strategy for assisting graduate students with writing skills.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Strategy developed and ready for implementation
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeNelson, Audrey Assoc Professoranelson@unmc.edu402-559-6568
Barnason, Susan Professorsbarnaso@unmc.edu402-472-7359
Berger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Grigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
Adams, Travis Assistant Professor and Director, Writing Center, UNOgtadams@unomaha.edu402-554-3587
Azima, Rachel Associate Professor & Director, Writing Center, UNLrazima2@unl.edu402-472-1826
Thompson, Cheryl Assoc Professorcbthompson@unmc.edu402-559-3645
Davies, Dele Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.4.3 Graduate Assistant Mentoring

Narrative description : Implement a plan for graduate assistant mentoring.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Graduate assistant mentoring plan implemented
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - operating budget

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeBlack, Joyce Assoc Professorjblack@unmc.edu402-559-6573
Nelson, Audrey Assoc Professoranelson@unmc.edu402-559-6568
Zetterman, Rowen Director Faculty Mentorship Programrzetterm@unmc.edu402-559-5108
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Davies, Dele Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131


Goal 5

Expand academic programs in the health professions to meet workforce needs by enrolling the best students from across Nebraska and beyond.

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.5.1 Accelerated Nursing Expansion to Kearney Campus

Narrative description : Add an accelerated nursing option to the Kearney Division.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Students admitted to accelerated option in Kearney in May, 2016
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - faculty/staff

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeLaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Karst, Gregory Professorgmkarst@unmc.edu402-559-6596
Bicak, Charles Professor and Senior Vice Chancellor
for Academic and Student Affairs, UNK
bicakc@unk.edu308-865-8209
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750
Bravo, Katherine Asst Professorkbravo@unmc.edu402-559-6607

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.5.2 Dual Primary/Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program

Narrative description : Develop a dual primary/acute pediatric nurse practitioner training option in collaboration with Children’s Hospital Omaha.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Program developed, approvals received and students admitted
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, faculty/staff

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativePelish, Peggy Assoc Professorppelish@unmc.edu402-559-6550
Grigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
McClane, Lisa Women/Children's Exec Directorlmcclane@nebraskamed.com402-552-2165
Arnow, Debra Chief Nursing Officer, Children's Hospital Omahadarnow@childrensomaha.org402-318-6474

UNMC College of Nursing - 4.5.3 MSN Program for the Advanced Generalist

Narrative description : Develop an advanced generalist option for the MSN program.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Advanced generalist MSN option open and students admitted
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeCulross, Beth Asst Professorbculross@unmc.edu402-559-3680
Grigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
Pelish, Peggy Assoc Professorppelish@unmc.edu402-559-6550
Arnow, Debra Chief Nursing Officer,
Children's Hospital, Omaha
darnow@ChildrensOmaha.org402-955-4488
Wahl, Carol Chief Nursing Officer,
Good Samaritan Health Systems, Kearney
CarolWahl@catholichealth.net308-865-7599
Raetz, Libby Chief Nursing Officer,
St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
lraetz@stez.org402-219-7245

5. Research Programs

Increase the research scope and prominence as a top tier academic health sciences center.

Goal 1

Enhance research collaboration among the UNMC Colleges, Institutes and Nebraska Medicine in the areas of clinical trials, industry collaboration, population health, and clinical/basic science partnerships.

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.1.1 Center for Patient Engagement Research

Narrative description : Support new and ongoing patient-centered translational research that is interdisciplinary, multi-site, and multi-campus by submitting proposal to the NU Board of Regents for a Center for Patient Engagement in Chronic Care Management Through Discovery, Dissemination, and Diffusion

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Achievement of Year One goals for Center for Patient Engagement
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
Larsen, Jennifer Vice Chancellor/Researchjlarsen@unmc.edu402-559-4837
PrimaryZimmerman, LaniProfessorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
CollaborativeHoufek, Julia Professorjhoufek@unmc.edu402-559-6542
Zimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Johansson, Patrik Assoc Professorpjohansson@unmc.edu402-559-8946

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.1.2 Research Seminars on Novel Areas of Clinical Science

Narrative description : Hold research seminars on establishing and maintaining interdisciplinary multi-site, multi-campus and practice collaboration and topics of dissemination and implementation science, cost effectiveness analysis, community-based participatory research, and comparative effectiveness research.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : List of seminars held with topics, dates, and numbers of attendees
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeZimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Houfek, Julia Professorjhoufek@unmc.edu402-559-6542
Meza, Jane Professorjmeza@unmc.edu402-559-6825

Goal 2

Enhance the campus-wide framework for biomedical informatics including strategic partnerships with Apple, IBM and others.

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.2.1 Industry Partnership Incorporating Information Technology

Narrative description : Develop at least one industry partnership that incorporates information technology within a research proposal.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Industry partnership incorporating information technology developed
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeZimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Ash, Michael Chief Transformation Officermichael.ash@unmc.edu402-552-3389

Goal 3

Increase extramural funded research from all sources including the NIH, VAMC, PCORI, DOD, NSRI (UARC), USAMRIID, the state and industry.

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.3.1 Increase Extramurally Funded Research

Narrative description : Submit at least five major grant awards (e.g., R series, K series, American Cancer Society)

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Increase funding from these sources from FY2015
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeZimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Houfek, Julia Professorjhoufek@unmc.edu402-559-6542

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.3.2 Apply for Training or Program Grants

Narrative description : Submit a T32 or P20 application.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Date T32 or P20 application was submitted
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeHoufek, Julia Professorjhoufek@unmc.edu402-559-6542
Zimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.3.3 Recruit Research-Active Faculty

Narrative description : Recruit at least six research-active faculty and/or post docs with research expertise related to promoting health, reducing risk, managing chronic conditions, delivering interventions and monitoring outcomes to rural and underserved populations using technology, or educational research.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Number of research-active faculty hired and areas of expertise
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding, entrepreneurial funding, faculty/staff

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeMiller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.3.4 Startup Packages for Research Faculty

Narrative description : Identify additional sources of funding to provide competitive recruitment packages for new research-active faculty members.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : List of funding sources, and amounts and types of recruitment packages
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeMuschall, Lisa Director of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350

Goal 4

Reduce organizational risk by enhancing the safety and knowledge of facilities, policies, procedures and systems among all Colleges, Institutes and Nebraska Medicine across the academic and clinical enterprise.

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.4.1 Reduce Organizational Risk by Enhancing Safety

Narrative description : Invite staff from the Sponsored Programs Office to present research safety and regulatory topics at GFO once each semester.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Accountability
Metric : Two seminars are held annually and evaluations submitted to the Dean
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeZimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847

UNMC College of Nursing - 5.4.2 Enhance Research Safety and Regulatory Compliance

Narrative description : Encourage faculty and staff attendance at research seminars related to research safety and regulatory topics.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Accountability
Metric : All research faculty and staff will attend at least one seminar per year; a report of the attendees will be submitted to the Dean
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type :
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeZimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847

6. Clinical Programs

Continue to grow UNMC and Nebraska Medicine in clinical scope, size, quality, patient experience and access as a hub and spoke academic health system across Nebraska and beyond.

Goal 1

Develop and implement clinical program growth in scope and size through regional partnerships and position UNMC and Nebraska Medicine for success.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.1.1 College of Nursing Faculty Practice to Grow Nebraska Medicine

Narrative description : Increase the number of CON faculty practice partnerships in interprofessional practices and quality improvement across the state over FY14 baseline.

Complete : 100%   (% Complete updated 1/27/2016 by ltworek)
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Number of College of Nursing faculty practice arrangements over FY15 baseline
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeHelms, Roderick Administrator Irick.helms@unmc.edu402-559-7925
Sather, Linda Asst Professorlsather@unmc.edu402-559-6616
Baldwin, Shelley Primary Care/Amb Clin Exec Dirshbaldwin@nebraskamed.com402-559-6482
Lazure, Julie Acute Care Services Ops VPjlazure@nebraskamed.com402-559-8377
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

Goal 2

Ensure the UNMC Colleges and Institutes are optimally integrated with Nebraska Medicine in the patient care settings.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.2.1 Faculty Appointments for Nebraska Medicine Clinicians

Narrative description : Appoint at least ten Nebraska Medicine nurse executives and advanced practice clinicians to courtesy faculty positions in the College of Nursing.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Number of Nebraska Medicine nursing staff appointed to courtesy faculty positions
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeNuss, Suzanne Chief Nursing Officerslnuss@nebraskamed.com402-559-8815

Goal 3

Achieve excellence with time based outcomes in clinical quality and patient safety.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.3.1 Time-Based Clinical Outcomes in Nebraska Medicine

Narrative description : Collaborate with Nebraska Medicine on at least one initiative to support the clinical excellence programming through research, practice, or education.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : List of joint initiatives with Nebraska Medicine that support clinical excellence programming
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeMiller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Berger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286


Goal 4

Achieve excellence with time based objectives for enhancing patient access to inpatient and outpatient services.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.4.1 Enhance Access to Inpatient and Outpatient Services

Narrative description : Complete development of Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Practice-Based Research Network to test new care delivery models for linking people with the continuum of care in partnership with nurse practitioners at Nebraska Medicine.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Evidence that the Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Practice-Based Research Network is operational
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativePelish, Peggy Assoc Professorppelish@unmc.edu402-559-6550
Cramer, Mary Professormecramer@unmc.edu402-559-6617


Goal 5

Achieve excellence with time based objectives with patients and patient’s family such that all feel welcome and have a distinctive and positive experience.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.5.1 Patient and Family Experience in Nebraska Medicine

Narrative description : Collaborate with Nebraska Medicine on at least one initiative to improve the patient and family experience, with particular focus on optimizing technology to enhance the quality of the experience.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : List of initiatives with Nebraska Medicine to improve the patient and family experience
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeHelms, Roderick Administrator Irick.helms@unmc.edu402-559-7925
Zimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Straub, Dawn Nsg Prac/Informatics Exec Dirdstraub@nebraskamed.com402-559-7579


Goal 6

Expand the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine virtual/telehealth presence in the region to serve referring physicians, provider partners and patients using high technology platforms including wearable devices.

UNMC College of Nursing - 6.6.1 Telehealth Nebraska Medicine Program Collaboration

Narrative description : Collaborate with the Nebraska Medicine Telehealth Program to expand access to at least one clinical initiative with the College of Nursing in the rural parts of Nebraska.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Delineation of at least one telehealth clinical initiative in collaboration with Nebraska Medicine
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeKreman, Rebecca Asst Professorrmkreman@unmc.edu308-632-0424
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412

7. Institutional Outreach

Advance community both urban and rural, national and global partnerships for a healthier future.

Goal 1

Expand programs to improve population health – Make Nebraska the healthiest state in the United States.

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.1.1 Student-led Population Health Initiatives

Narrative description : Collaborate with the SHARING clinic board to add an interprofessional population health component that is integrated with population health courses in UNMC colleges.

Complete : 100%   (% Complete updated 1/27/2016 by ltworek)
NU Strategic Framework : Statewide Engagement
Metric : Description of population health initiative that is developed
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeHoffman, Katherine Instructorkathy.hoffman@unmc.edu402-559-7457
Sather, Linda Asst Professorlsather@unmc.edu402-559-6616


Goal 2

Strengthen the breadth and depth of international relationships in education and research through expanded faculty and student exchanges and collaborative relationships with international institutions.

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.2.1 Collaborative International Grant With University of Nebraska Lincoln

Narrative description : Collaborate with UNL researchers on strengthening the nursing infrastructure component of the international grant with the Republic of Georgia.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Achievement of grant outcomes
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeRyan, Sheila Professorsaryan@unmc.edu402-559-6376
Creswell, John Professor at UNLjcreswell1@unl.edu402-472-2248
Harnisch, Delwyn Professor at UNLdharnish3@unl.edu402-472-9413
Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.2.2 Student and Faculty International Exchanges

Narrative description : Expand international student and faculty exchange opportunities to one additional site either in China or Oman.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality, Workforce and Economic Development
Metric : Add one additional international site in FY2016
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeHelms, Roderick Administrator Irick.helms@unmc.edu402-559-7925
Ryan, Sheila Professorsaryan@unmc.edu402-559-6376
LaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.2.3 Initiative with Jordan for Family Planning Services

Narrative description : URC contract between Jordan and CON, with USAID, for family planning services.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric :
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeFiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Ryan, Sheila Professorsaryan@unmc.edu402-559-6376


Goal 3

Broaden and implement UNMC’s agenda and role in federal and state legislative issues as well as state-wide health professions education and population-based care delivery strategic planning.

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.3.1 Clinical Site Capacity Assessment State Wide

Narrative description : Collaborate with the Nebraska Association of Deans and Directors and the Nebraska Organization of Nurse Leaders to assess clinical capacity for nursing education programs in the state.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Report on the clinical capacity for nursing education in Nebraska
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryLaFramboise, LouiseAssoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
CollaborativeStamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286


Goal 4

Develop strategic relationships and alignment with the alumni, the urban and rural communities; clinical and educational partners; corporate/industry and local, state and federal government.

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.4.1 Collaborative Relationships With Community Colleges

Narrative description : Implement the Nebraska RN-BSN Collaborative with Nebraska community colleges and strengthen collaboration around prerequisite coursework.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Numbers of students admitted through the Nebraska RN-BSN Collaborative
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639
LaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Keating-Lefler, Rebecca Asst Professorrkeating@unmc.edu402-559-4185

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.4.2 Product Development College of Nursing Health Fairs

Narrative description : Organize and brand College of Nursing health fairs offered at each of the college's five divisions.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability, Statewide Engagement
Metric : Brand development of UNMC College of Nursing health fairs.
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeSather, Linda Asst Professorlsather@unmc.edu402-559-6616
Helms, Roderick Administrator Irick.helms@unmc.edu402-559-7925
LaFramboise, Louise Assoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.4.3 Collaboration With Nebraska Action Coalition

Narrative description : Collaborate with the Nebraska Action Coalition to complete work on competency assessment in ADN and RN-BSN programs.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability, Quality
Metric :
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryLaFramboise, LouiseAssoc Professorllaframb@unmc.edu402-559-6535
CollaborativeConnelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Keating-Lefler, Rebecca Asst Professorrkeating@unmc.edu402-559-4185

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.4.4 Strengthen Alumni Engagement

Narrative description : Collaborate with the College of Nursing Alumni Engagement Council and the UNMC Alumni Association Board to strengthen alumni engagement.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Statewide Engagement
Metric : Increase in number and type of alumni engagement activities
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryNelson, AudreyAssoc Professoranelson@unmc.edu402-559-6568
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639

Goal 5

Continue to strengthen UNMC’s national and global roles in the area of Health Security and Biomedical Preparedness.

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.5.1 Biopreparedness Continuing Education Programs

Narrative description : Collaborate with other UNMC academic units and Nebraska Medicine in offering interprofessional continuing education programs in biopreparedness.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Number of continuing education offerings on biopreparedness and topics addressed
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBevil, CatherineProfessorcbevil@unmc.edu402-559-6412
CollaborativeSmith, Philip Professorpwsmith@unmc.edu402-559-8650
Keeler, Heidi Asst Professorhkeeler@unmc.edu402-559-4524
Schwedhelm, Michelle Emer Prep/Inf Dis Exec Dirsschwedh@nebraskamed.com402-559-8766
Colburn, Lois Executive Director, Continuing Educationlcolburn@unmc.edu402-559-2824

UNMC College of Nursing - 7.5.2 Biopreparedness Academic Program With Nebraska Medicine

Narrative description : Develop a certificate program in biopreparedness or MSN track that integrates with Nebraska Medicine.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Date by which first students are admitted
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeGrigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
Beam, Elizabeth Instructorebeam@unmc.edu402-559-6547
Smith, Philip Professorpwsmith@unmc.edu402-559-8650
Medcalf, Sharon Asst Professorsmedcalf@unmc.edu402-552-2529
Schwedhelm, Michelle Emer Prep/Inf Dis Exec Dirsschwedh@nebraskamed.com402-559-8766

8. Cultural Sensitivity

Create an exemplary culturally sensitive and inclusive organization.

Goal 1

Increase retention, recruitment, engagement and mentorship of diverse faculty and staff.

UNMC College of Nursing - 8.1.1 Recruitment, Retention, Engagement of Diverse Faculty and Staff

Narrative description : Evaluate college practices related to recruitment, retention, engagement, and mentoring diverse faculty and staff for the extent to which they promote cultural humility and inclusiveness.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Increase diversity in the College of Nursing from FY 2015
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
Davies, Herbert Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Zetterman, Rowen Director Faculty Mentorship Programrzetterm@unmc.edu402-559-5108
Cunningham, Linda Division Director, EE Rel/Org Dev/Diverslcunning@unmc.edu402-559-7394
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 8.1.2 Enhance Cultural Understanding of Faculty and Staff

Narrative description : Develop programming to strengthen cultural understanding by faculty and staff based on formal learning needs assessment of cultural humility, health disparities, equity, and social determinants of health.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Hold two programs and submit evaluations to the Dean.

Jan 2016 event on resiliency postponed, will be rescheduled later spring 2016. Dr. Connelly
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryConnelly, LianeAssoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
CollaborativeRyan, Sheila Professorsaryan@unmc.edu402-559-6376

Goal 2

Increase retention, recruitment, engagement and mentorship of a diverse student body.

UNMC College of Nursing - 8.2.1 Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Mentoring for a Diverse Student Body

Narrative description : Implement Nursing Workforce Diversity grant as planned and adopt successful strategies for promoting diversity.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Summer camp is being help in 4 of the 5 CON campuses summer of 2016 as per grant goals.

Student Facilitator and graduate assistant academic coaches are in place in 3 of 5 campuses. Summer externship is being planned in Northern Division as per grant goals. Link to learn activities are underway and planned for spring 2016 as per grant goals. Dr. Connelly
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryConnelly, LianeAssoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Bunch, Channing Dir., Recruitment & Student Engagementchanning.bunch@unmc.edu402-559-3928
Kathol, Lea Instructorlea.kathol@unmc.edu402-844-7894

UNMC College of Nursing - 8.2.2 Enhance Cultural Understanding of Student Body

Narrative description : Develop programming to enhance cultural understanding of students based on formal learning needs assessment of cultural humility.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Hold two programs and submit evaluations to the Dean.

January 2016 program of resiliency postponed and will be rescheduled February 9, 2015.

Dr. Connelly
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryConnelly, LianeAssoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
CollaborativeKelly, Rolee Director, Student Servicesrolee.kelly@unmc.edu402-559-6639


9. Economic Development

Advance regional economic impact in biomedical diagnostics, biomarker development, personalized therapeutics and biotechnologies to improve health, diversify UNMC revenues and create economic growth in Nebraska and beyond.

Goal 1

Increase efforts in biomedical diagnostics, biomarker development, personalized therapeutics, biotechnologies, drug development and GMP expansion that will lead to either new intellectual property transfer and/or commercialization.

Goal 2

Use telehealth and other innovative technology to improve patient care, provide education over distance and conduct research in the work place and the home.

UNMC College of Nursing - 9.2.1 Center for Patient Engagement

Narrative description : Seek approval from Board of Regents for a Center for Patient Engagement in Self-Management Using Technology.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Board of Regents approval secured and Center operations initiated
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryZimmerman, LaniProfessorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
CollaborativeJohansson, Patrik Assoc Professorpjohansson@unmc.edu402-559-8946
Berger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957

UNMC College of Nursing - 9.2.2 Telehealth Clinical Practice

Narrative description : Collaborate with Nebraska Medicine and Regional Provider on at least one telehealth initiative involving College of Nursing Faculty Practice in one of the college's rural divisions.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Access and Affordability
Metric : Telehealth initiative implemented
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : Self-sustaining

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeStraub, Dawn Nsg Prac/Informatics Exec Dirdstraub@nebraskamed.com402-559-7579
Sather, Linda Asst Professorlsather@unmc.edu402-559-6616

Goal 3

Attain the strategic goals of the UNeTecH Institute

UNMC College of Nursing - 9.3.1 UNeTecH Grant Proposal Submission

Narrative description : Submit proposal(s) related to the goals and scope of the UNeTecH Institute.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Workforce and Economic Development
Metric : Submit at least one grant proposal by June, 2017
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryZimmerman, LaniProfessorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
CollaborativeBerger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957

UNMC College of Nursing - 9.3.2 Continuing Nurse Education Related to UNeTech Goals

Narrative description : Develop a plan for offering continuing nursing education related to growth in use of biomedical technologies for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, or evaluation of clinical outcomes.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Statewide Engagement, Workforce and Economic Development
Metric : Plan developed with listing of continuing nursing education courses planned and offered.
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBevil, CatherineProfessorcbevil@unmc.edu402-559-6412
CollaborativeColburn, Lois Executive Director, Continuing Educationlcolburn@unmc.edu402-559-2824

10. Organizational Culture

Strengthen employee loyalty, satisfaction and wellness by enhancing the organizational cultural alignment.

Goal 1

Strengthen employee loyalty, engagement and satisfaction.

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.1.1 Employee Engagement, Loyalty, and Satisfaction

Narrative description : Nurture a culture that demonstrates individuals are valued, respected and recognized for their contributions to the CON mission and vision through recognitions in faculty and staff meetings, newsletters, electronic communications, and local, regional, and national awards.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Increase in College of Nursing employee engagement scores in 2017 survey
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryWeber, RitaInstructorrkweber@unmc.edu308-865-1605
CollaborativeMuschall, Lisa Director of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350

Goal 2

Increase student, faculty and staff awareness, engagement and access to health and wellness programs.

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.2.1 Wellness Culture

Narrative description : Work with UNMC in evaluating the opportunity to join the national Building Healthy Academic Communities Program.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Determination of whether to join the national Building Healthy Academic Communities Program
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
Warren, Aileen Asst Vice Chancellor for Human Resourcesaileen.warren@unmc.edu402-559-8992
PrimaryFiandt, KathrynProfessorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
CollaborativeAguirre, Trina Asst Professortaguirre@unmc.edu308-632-0429
Weber, Rita Instructorrkweber@unmc.edu308-865-1605
Meyer, Kyle Senior Associate Deankpmeyer@unmc.edu402-559-5903

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.2.2 Wellness Council

Narrative description : Participate in the UNMC Wellness Council and link College of Nursing wellness initiatives with those of the university.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Description of College of Nursing wellness initiatives and their relationship with UNMC Wellness Council
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryWeber, RitaInstructorrkweber@unmc.edu308-865-1605
CollaborativeCooley, Lori Office Associate IIlcooley@unmc.edu402-559-6382

Goal 3

Implement professional development programs for faculty and staff including GAP Cultural Leadership Development, “Extraordinary Thinking”, and customer service (student and patient centeredness).

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.3.1 Professional Development Programs

Narrative description : Facilitate a wide range of opportunities for faculty and staff development, including opportunities within the College of Nursing, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, and outside the university.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Submit a report on each faculty and staff participation in professional development programs with at least 50% participation
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeBerger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Fiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Muschall, Lisa Director of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350
Liu, Howard Assoc Professorhyliu@unmc.edu402-552-6006
Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.3.2 Culture of Research Within the College of Nursing

Narrative description : Clarify faculty research expectations and accountability for outcomes.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Distribute the expectations and accountability expectations to all faculty
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeMiller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750


Goal 4

Enhance and widely communicate the UNMC mission, value and vision statements in light of “The Stand”, “We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC. We lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future through extraordinary care, discovery and learning”.

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.4.1 Embed Breakthrough Thinking in Faculty, Staff and Students

Narrative description : Embed "Breakthrough Thinking" in the College of Nursing culture through regular discussions at faculty, staff, and student meetings.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : List of topics discussed related to "Breakthrough Thinking", dates, and type of meeting
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryMuschall, LisaDirector of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350
CollaborativeBerger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Fiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Zimmerman, Lani Professorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
Miller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

Goal 5

Broadly imbed the transformative principles and vocabulary from the Breakthrough Initiative sessions in the UNMC and Nebraska Medicine culture.

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.5.1 Principles of Breakthrough Thinking

Narrative description : Include at least one Breakthrough Thinking agenda item on faculty and staff meeting agendas.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Report list of topics to the Dean.
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryZimmerman, LaniProfessorlzimmerm@unmc.edu402-472-3847
CollaborativeBarrier, John Information Systems Specialistjbarrier@unmc.edu402-559-1988
Brummels, Kristina Office/Learning Resource Ctr Assistantkristi.brummels@unmc.edu402-844-7891
Wilber, Anne Instructoranne.wilber@unmc.edu402-844-7898

Goal 6

Enhance our communications strategy throughout campus to inform faculty, staff, students, our partners and the community through traditional, high technology and other innovative means.

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.6.1 Communication Strategy Through the Use of Technology

Narrative description : Evaluate communications strategies within the College of Nursing and strengthen at least one process through the use of technology such as mobile app, blog, or social media.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Description of process improvement implemented and evaluation of impact
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryMuschall, LisaDirector of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350
CollaborativeRejda, Patrick Instructional Technologist IIprejda@unmc.edu402-559-4126
Barrier, John Information Systems Specialistjbarrier@unmc.edu402-559-1988

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.6.2 Celebrate and Communicate Research Accomplishments

Narrative description : Celebrate faculty research accomplishments in the College of Nursing newsletter, Dean’s Weekly Updates, and announcements from the Niedfelt Nursing Research Center.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Submit an annual report to the Dean of faculty's research accomplishments and how each was communicated or celebrated
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeLesiak, Lauren Administrative Coordinatorlauren.lesiak@unmc.edu402-559-8081

UNMC College of Nursing - 10.6.3 Marketing Plan Related to Research

Narrative description : Create a marketing plan related to research that addresses internal and external audiences.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : Marketing Plan submitted to Dean for approval and plan implemented in FY 2016
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
CollaborativeLesiak, Lauren Administrative Coordinatorlauren.lesiak@unmc.edu402-559-8081


11. Organizational Leadership and Management

Provide campus-wide organizational leadership and management for planning, program development and implementation.

Goal 1

Enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of our leadership for administrative, fiscal, operational and management practices.

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.1.1 Leadership Development

Narrative description : Develop systematic program for faculty, staff, and administrative leadership development that actively links College of Nursing with UNMC and NU initiatives and includes tailored programming for the College of Nursing.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Accountability
Metric : Description of program
Time : Complete in FY 2017
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryGrigsby, KarenAssoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
CollaborativeMuschall, Lisa Director of Administration & Operationslmuschal@unmc.edu402-559-4350
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

Goal 2

Implement the projects in the campus master development plan and other priority programs.

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.2.1 New Building for CON-Lincoln Division and UNL-UHC

Narrative description : Collaborate with UNL University Health Center, Nebraska Medicine, and UNMC partners in the design and implementation of the new building in Lincoln for the College of Nursing Lincoln Division and the UNL University Health Center.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Accountability
Metric : Building opened on schedule. Space has been decided for specific rooms. Working on design development.
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryPressler, JanaProfessorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
CollaborativeFiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Berger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Bierle, Dennis System Clinical Operations COOdbierle@nebraskamed.com402-559-9465
Lynch-Sosa, Jill Student Health Operations Dirjlynch-sosa@nebraskamed.com402-596-4419
Stamler, Lynnette Leeseberg Professorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.2.2 Collaborate On iEXCEL Building Project

Narrative description : Collaborate with iExcel Steering Committee on iExcel Building Project to bring building to completion within budget.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Accountability
Metric : iExcel building ready for occupancy on time and within budget
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
Davies, Herbert Vice Chancellordele.davies@unmc.edu402-559-5131
PrimaryBoyers, PamelaAssoc Vice Chancellor, iEXCELpamela.boyers@unmc.edu402-559-5130
CollaborativeMiller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Meyer, Kyle Senior Associate Deankpmeyer@unmc.edu402-559-5903
Kaiser, Margaret Assoc Professormkaiser@unmc.edu402-559-6539


Goal 5

Develop requests to the NU Foundation to identify philanthropic support for new and existing initiatives.

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.5.1 Build Philanthropic Funding to Support New Initiatives

Narrative description : Expand philanthropic funding to support Funds for Excellence in Kearney and Lincoln; student scholarships for tuition and study abroad; the Center for Patient Engagement; seed money for research; and at least two new endowed chairs.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Expanded development plan implemented with increases in funding documented
Time : Complete after FY2018
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimarySebastian, JuliannDeanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
CollaborativeCarlson, Sarah Director of Development, UNMC College of Nursingsarah.carlson@nufoundation.org402-502-4113
Johnson, Meg Assistant Vice President, NU Foundationmeg.johnson@nufoundation.org402-501-4107

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.5.2 Complete Fund Raising for Lincoln Division Building

Narrative description : Complete the fund raising for the College of Nursing Lincoln Division Building.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Fund raising completed.
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - private funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimarySebastian, JuliannDeanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
CollaborativeCarlson, Sarah Director of Development, College of Nursing, NU Foundationsarah.carlson@nufoundation.org402-502-4113
Johnson, Meg Assistant Vice President, NU Foundationmeg.johnson@nufoundation.org402-502-4107
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683

Goal 6

Obtain NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center designation for the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in 2021.

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.6.1 NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center designation

Narrative description : Submit at least one grant proposal related to oncology nursing.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research
Metric : One grant proposal submitted by CON faculty
Time : Complete in FY 2018
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallBerger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
PrimaryBerger, AnnProfessoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Collaborative

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.6.2 Faculty Hire in Oncology Nursing

Narrative description : Hire at least one faculty member with research, clinical and education expertise in oncology nursing.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Research, Workforce and Economic Development
Metric : Faculty member with expertise in oncology nursing hired
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Maintain or grow existing program
Resource : No new resources

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeMiller, Connie Assoc Professorclmiller@unmc.edu402-559-2208
Berger, Ann Professoraberger@unmc.edu402-559-4957
Fiandt, Kathryn Professorkfiandt@unmc.edu402-559-2238
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683
Wilhelm, Susan Asst Professorslwilhel@unmc.edu308-632-0412
Connelly, Liane Assoc Professorliane.connelly@unmc.edu402-844-7895
Mertz, Mary Ann Asst Professormmertz@unmc.edu308-865-8750

UNMC College of Nursing - 11.6.3 Palliative Care Option in MSN Program

Narrative description : Evaluate feasibility of adding a palliative care option to the MSN or post-MSN program.

Complete : See Prism site for current completion status
NU Strategic Framework : Quality
Metric : Evaluation report completed for potential palliative care option in the MSN program
Time : Complete in FY 2016
Type : Develop new program
Resource : New resources necessary - external/grant funding, entrepreneurial funding

ResponsibilityNameTitleEmailPhone
OverallSebastian, Juliann Deanjulie.sebastian@unmc.edu402-559-4109
PrimaryStamler, Lynnette LeesebergProfessorlynnette.stamler@unmc.edu402-559-4286
CollaborativeGrigsby, Karen Assoc Professorkgrigsby@unmc.edu402-559-6622
Christensen, Mary Instructormfchristensen@unmc.edu402-472-7356
Pressler, Jana Professorjana.pressler@unmc.edu402-472-3683