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Meg Kinney

Adjunct Faculty


  • BS in Exercise Science-Creighton University
  • BSN-Creighton University
  • MA in Exercise Science-UNO
  • MSN-Creighton University
  • DNP-Creighton University

General Background

I started my nursing career working on cardiac floor and have continued to work in a variety of cardiac settings. I have worked in cardiac rehabilitation and as an RN in the heart failure clinic. As a NP, I have worked in acute care and clinical settings

Notable Publications/Presentations

Guck, T. P. Kinney, M., Anazia, G. and Williams, M. A. (2012). Relationship between acceptance of illness and functional outcomes following cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, 32, 187-191.
Kinney, M., Zulkosky, J., & Costanzo. C. (2013). Analysis of Clinical, Social, and Transitional Care Factors Associated with 30-Day Heart Failure Readmission. (Poster presented at local conferences)
Kinney, M., Schwartz, M., and Deshmukh, A. (2019). Implementation and Evaluation of a Same-Day Discharge Protocol for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. (Poster presented at regional and local conferences)
Serve as a committee member for DNP students Capstone Projects at Methodist College

Professional Service/Recognition/Charitable Boards

Exercise Science Major of the Year-2001
Graduated with Honors-2019
Nebraska Nurse Practitioner-Educator of the Year 2021
Members of American College of Cardiology, Sigma Tau International, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners