Ms. Eisenmann has almost 14 years of professional nursing experience in a variety of settings ranging from acute care to clinic, rural and urban. Her recent experience is in the regulation of nursing practice, where her main interests include patient safety, quality of nursing care, standards of practice, evidence based practice, scope of practice, transition to nursing practice, and health care policy. She recently worked for the Nebraska Board of Nursing as the practice consultant, serving as the primary resource to the consumer of health care regarding scope of nursing practice, led the board’s practice committee, served as staff to the Nebraska Center for Nursing (workforce), and was the primary staff resource of the Nebraska Advance Practice Nurses Board. She has given numerous presentations at the local, state and national level regarding nursing practice and nursing regulation. Ms. Eisenmann’s work has been recognized with the Nebraska Nurses Association Nurse Hero recognition in 2013, and the Nebraska Nurse Leaders 40 under 40 in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2002 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and her Master’s Degree in 2008 from Nebraska Wesleyan University. She is currently attending the University of Missouri Kansas City, pursuing her PhD in nursing. Her doctoral research focuses on nurses with substance use disorder. Ms. Eisenmann is currently working as Assistant Professor of nursing at Bryan College of Health Sciences in Lincoln, NE.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Nurse Leader – Psychiatric-Mental Health/Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Dissertation: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors of Nurse Managers and Nurse Leaders of nurses with Substance Use Disorder