Renee Ruhkamp

Renee Ruhkamp, Ed.D., MSN, RN

Graduate Nursing

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Renee Ruhkamp, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CNE, has been a faculty member at Clarkson College since 2005. She earned her Associate’s degree in Nursing from Western Iowa Tech Community College, her Bachelor’s degree from Briar Cliff University, and her Master’s degree from Clarkson College. In 2015, she earned her Doctor of Education degree from College of Saint Mary. 

At Clarkson College, Dr. Ruhkamp has served as President of Omicron Epsilon, the College’s chapter of Sigma, the national honor society for nursing, and is one of the advisors for the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). She currently serves as a member of the Student Support Team and is a past President of Faculty Senate. She has served on the Higher Learning Commission re-accreditation committee, Interprofessional Education committee, and the Academic Integrity Education committee. She is a member of the Nebraska League for Nursing and National League for Nursing. 

In addition to teaching at Clarkson College, Dr. Ruhkamp serves as a clinic nurse at a CHI Priority Care Clinic.  

Words of Wisdom

Keep your goal in sight and just keep pushing forward. It may take some work, but you can do it! 

Scholarly Works (Selected)

Innovative Educators, Oral Presentation: The 4 Competencies of Interprofessional Education: An Online Course to Promote Collaboration September 2022 

Sigma Nursing 46th Biennial Convention an Oral Presentation: Interprofessional Education: 2 Years of Progress November 2021 

Poster presentation, "First Year Online IPE Implementation: Student Outcomes" at the 2nd Annual Heartland Interprofessional Education (HIPE) Conference in July 2020. 

Oral Presentation, "Creating a Menu of Online and On-Campus IPE Activities" at the 2nd Annual HIPE Conference in July 2020. 

Poster Presentation titled Growing an IPE Program: From Planting Seeds to a Blossoming Organizational Effort.  Presented at Heartland Interprofessional Education Conference (HIPE)  August 1-2, 2019. 

May 2015 Dissertation: Lived Experiences of Undergraduate and Graduate Students Utilizing Accommodations. 

Ruhkamp, R. (2010) Fluid and electrolyte balance nurse’s spotlight. Infusion Nurses Society 32(6), p. 6. 

Presentation at Infusion Nurses Society Convention in May 2010 in Florida on Fluid and Electrolyte Balance.

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