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Lina Bostwick, EdD, RN, CNE

Lina Bostwick

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Previous Education:

  • EdD, health professions education, College of St. Mary
  • MSN, nursing administration, Nebraska Wesleyan
  • BSN, Nebraska Wesleyan
  • Diploma in Nursing, St. Luke's School of Nursing


I have a thirty three-year nursing career: 7 years direct patient care general care-neurology/medical surgical; 4 years direct patient care cardiac/med-surg ICU; 3 years as ICU coordinated care manager; 7 years as ICU manager; 7 years as Assistant Professor; 5 years as Associate Professor teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs. I was promoted to Professor Fall, 2016.

Notable publications authored/co-authored:

Bostwick, L., & Linden, L. (2016). Evaluation criteria for nursing student application of evidence based practice in clinical: A Delphi study. Journal of Nursing Education, 55(6), 336-341. doi:10.3928/01484834-20160516-06

Professional Service and Recognition:

  • Nebraska Nurses Association, Vice President
  • Fresh Start (Non-profit transitional shelter for homeless women in Lincoln), President
  • Sigma Theta Tau International and Nu Rho Chapter
  • Nebraska League for Nursing
  • Appointment to Nebraska Center for Nursing Board
  • American Nurses Association Institute-Fellow
  • May, 2016, Bryan College of Health Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award
  • August, 2014, Bryan College of Health Sciences Board of Directors Resolution: College of Saint Mary Dissertation of the Year Award Recognition

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