Nikki Sleddens, PT, MPT, CEEAA

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education

Physical Therapy Education
984420 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4420
402-559-4625
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Academic Appointments:
Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center: January 2015 - present
Program Chair and Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE: January 2013 - December 2014
Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education and Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE: May 2009 - January 2013

Degrees/Certifications:
Advanced Credentialed Clinical Instructor, 2015
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult: Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 2013
Credentialed Clinical Instructor: American Physical Therapy Association, 2009
MPT: Division of Physical Therapy Education, UNMC, 1995

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
PHYT 550, Clinical Education I
PHYT 650, Clinical Education II
PHYT 750, Clinical Education III
PHYT 751, Clinical Education IV
PHYT 752 Clinical Education V

Peer-reviewed presentations:
Sleddens N, Becker BJ, Norman JF, Johnson G, Lausterer K, Promoting Student Success in
the Clinic Through Collaboration:  A Novel Approach to Clinical Performance Instrument Review. Education Leadership Conference 2016, American Physical Therapy Association Education Section, Phoenix, AZ, October 7-9, 2016  (Poster)

Sleddens N, Becker BJ, Bills S, Click Here! E-Learning Modules for Innovative Instruction and Learning.  Accepted for the APTA Educational Leadership Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 6-9, 2016.

Sleddens N, Becker BJ, Johnson G, Gill J, Clinical Education Placement Approach of Peer-Peer Negotiations while Developing Professionalism. APTA Combined Sections Meeting Poster Presentation, Anaheim, CA February 17-20, 2016.

Service:
Vice President, NPTA: 2015-present
Member, American Physical Therapy Association: 1992-present
Member, Nebraska Physical Therapy Association: 1992-present
Member, APTA Education Section Academic Faculty Special Interest Group
Member, APTA Clinical Education Special Interest Group
Member, APTA Sections: Education, Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy

Clinical Experience:
Primarily geriatrics in outpatient, home health, and inpatient setting