University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jenelle Kolterman, MSN, RN

Instructor, UNMC College of Nursing


Jenelle (Jennie) Kolterman is an Instructor at the College of Nursing on the Norfolk Campus. She received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree in 1990 from Northeast Community College in Norfolk, NE, an Associate Degree in Nursing from the University of South Dakota in 1993 and completed her BSN from Colorado Technical University at Colorado Springs, CO in 2013. She was awarded a MS degree in Nursing Education from Bryan College of Health Sciences in Lincoln NE in 2016. Ms. Kolterman has worked a variety of area’s in her nursing career, including a Medical-Surgical unit, Emergency Department and as a House Supervisor for a rural Level III designated trauma hospital. She also worked as an adjunct Clinical Nursing Instructor for Northeast Community College prior to working for UNMC. She continues to be a Certificate Emergency Nurse accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) and a member of ENA and Sigma Theta Thau.
  • 1993, AA, University of South Dakota
  • 2013, BS, Colorado Technical
  • 2013, MSN, Bryan College of Health Sciences
Research Interests
  • Physical Assessment Skills Utilized by Practicing RN’s.
  • Expert Nurse Clinician Transition to Novice Faculty Status.
  • Craig Home Care PRN.
  • Sigma Theta Thau 2016-current.
  • Member of Emergency Nursing Association 2012-current.
  • Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN) 4/2012- to current.
  • Magna cum laude Bryan College of Health Sciences 2016.
  • Magna cum laude Colorado Technical University 2013.