Liane Connelly , PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Professor

Assistant Dean, Northern Division

Contact

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Northern Division
801 E. Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Phone: 402-844-7895
Email: liane.connelly@unmc.edu

  

Education

  • 1985, BSN, Mercy College of Detroit, Michigan
  • 1993, MSN, Clarkson College, Omaha, NE
  • 1997, PhD, Kansas State University

Biography


I am interested in access to nursing education for persons who come from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, including persons with diverse life experiences. Additionally, I am interested in the well-being of students as they pursue education as professional nurses.



Research


Research Interests

  • Workforce development
  • Educationally disadvantaged students
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity

Grant Support (Previous 5 years)

2017-2020
Partnering for Behavioral Health in Rural Northeast and North-Central Nebraska, $879,159, Bailey, J (P.I.)

2015-2017
HRSA Workforce Development Grant LINK TO LEARN. HRSA, $665,000, Connelly, L (P.I.)



Publications


Connelly, L., Kathol, L., Miller, J. & Stover, A. (2017). Achieving Outstanding Outcomes in Recruitment of High Schoolers to a High School Summer Camp: Structure and Process Considerations. Journal of Nursing & Patient Care, 2(1) 1-4.

Connelly, L., Burbach, B., Kennedy, C., & Walters, L. (2018). Escape Room Event: Description and Lessons Learned. Journal of Nursing Education, 57(3) 184-187. Doi: 10.3928/01484834-201802221-'1 https://www.healio.com/nursing/journals/jne/2018-3-57-3/%7Bfef803bd-6d43-406d-92e3-11ca3322e9a1%7D/escape-room-recruitment-event-description-and-lessons-learned

Connelly, L., Kathol, L., Peterson-Truksa, V., Miller, J., Stover, A. & Otto, E. (2019). The Academic Coach: A Program for Nursing Student Success Journal of Nursing Education. 58 (11) pp661-664 doi:10.3929/01484834-20191021-09



Service


AACN Climate and Intergroup Relations toolbox development member(2021)

Big 10 Academic Alliance of Diversity Officers, Co-Lead. Newly formed Alliance spring 2021.

AACN Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee to further revise competencies for use in BSN through DNP programs, Committee Member(2020).

AACN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference Planning Committee member(2019-current).