Ricki Otten

CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE EDUCATION

Campus Address
984010 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4010
402-559-7622
uotten@unmc.edu

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Laboratory Science Program, School of Allied Health Professions, COM, UNMC

Degrees/Certifications
BS Medical Technology – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Current Graduate Standing, Masters of Public Health, UNMC College of Public Health

Medical Technologist Certification, Board of Registry, American Society for Clinical Pathology
Specialist Certification in Chemistry, Board of Registry, American Society for Clinical Pathology

MT(ASCP)SC

Honors and Awards
Teacher of the Year Award, UNMC School of Allied Health Professions (2008)
Alvin E. Earle Excellence in Teaching Award, UNMC, Certificate of Appreciation (2006)
University-Wide Departmental Teaching Award, University of Nebraska (2001)
Teacher of the Year Award, UNMC School of Allied Health Professions (1999)
Clinical Instructor of the Year Award, UNMC Division of Medical Technology (1999)
Outstanding Service Award, UNMC Division of Medical Technology (1989)

Scholarly Activity
Research interests include:
Interprofessional Education

Articles published/accepted in scholarly journals:
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Published Computer-based Educational Materials

Abstracts and Scientific Meeting Presentations
Abstracts:
Utilization of Clinical Laboratory Science in treatment provided by SHARING Clinics, Ashley Collins, Austin Rupp, Ulrike Otten (faculty advisor), Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference, Long Beach, CA, Feb. 4-5, 2012

Benefits of Having an On-Site Laboratory at the SHARING Clinics, Kari Echtenkamp, Laura Espejel, Ulrike Otten (faculty advisor), Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Jan 26, 2013

Improving Patient Care by Adding Clinical Laboratory Science Students to the Process, Ulrike Otten, SHARING the Vision (faculty) conference, Omaha, NE, April 19-20, 2013

Presentations:
Improving Patient Care by Adding Clinical Laboratory Science Students to the Process, Ulrike Otten, SHARING the Vision (faculty) conference, Omaha, NE, April 19-20, 2013

Teaching Activities
Major focus: Chemistry, Urinalysis and Phlebotomy Curriculum Development and Interprofessional Education

Service
Elected Chair and CLS Program Representative, SHARING Clinics Faculty Advisory Committee, Oct 2013-Sept 2014; former Vice Chair (Sept 2012-Aug 2013), former Secretary (Sept 2011-Aug 2012)

Co-Chair Planning Committee, SHARING the Vision (faculty) conference, August 2012 to April 20, 2013

Member and CLS Representative, Quality Assurance Committee for SHARING Clinics and CLS Program representative, May 2009-present

Member, Nebraska Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Ricki Otten, MT(ASCP)SC
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Instructor, Coordinator Chemistry/Urinalysis
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