Jennifer Cera, DNP, APRN-NP, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

Contact

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Omaha Division
985330 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5330

Phone: 402-559-2717
Email: jennifer.cera@unmc.edu

  

Education

  • 1992, BSN, Clarkson College
  • 2004, MSN, UNMC

Biography


Dr. Cera is an assistant professor and an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Clarkson College, a Master’s degree as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from UNMC College of Nursing in 2004 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at UNMC College of Nursing in 2017. Dr. Cera’s clinical focus is on Women’s Health and she specializes in Urogynecology and the prevention and health promotion of pelvic floor disorders.



Research


Research Interests

  • Urogynecology and the prevention and treatment of pelvic floor disorders
  • Home Pelvic Floor Stimulation versus Office-Assisted Biofeedback and Electrical Stimulation
  • Associated Risks for Postpartum Urinary Incontinence
  • Dose Escalation Study with Tolterodine in Patients with Overactive Bladder


Service


Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at the Olson Center for Women's Health, Nebraska Medicine.

Provides ongoing management of pelvic floor disorders with rehabilitation to include office biofeedback and electrical stimulation, pessary care, medications, sacral nerve neuromodulation programming and recurrent urinary tract infections.

Performs and interprets multi-channel urodynamic investigations.

Society of Urologic Nurses & Associates - Leader, Advanced Practice Special Interest Group.

American Urogynecologic Society - Member.

Fostering the Future - Faculty Advisor, Community Engagement Committee.

College of Nursing Faculty Practice Committee - Board Member.

NE Medicine Nursing Executive Council - Board Member.