Cindy Hadenfeldt, EdD RN
Associate Professor
Creighton University College of Nursing
Cindy Hadenfeldt, EdD RN is an Associate Professor at Creighton University College of Nursing in Omaha, Nebraska. She teaches pharmacology, gerontology, and medical-surgical nursing in the undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Nursing. Her degrees are from the University of Minnesota, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska. Her research interests include diabetes and frailty in adults experiencing homelessness, medical respite care for adults who are homeless, health professions education innovations, and global health.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This presentation aligns with the theme of Centering IPE around people/patient, families, caregivers and communities because it addresses a global health problem that affects people in all walks of life - the opioid epidemic - and seeks to prepare health professions students with an understanding of the complex nature of the opioid use disorder, its impact on individuals, patients, families and the community, and solutions to this crisis in order to improve outcomes. This IPE activity was developed as an interprofessional initiative and engages students in medicine, dental, nursing, EMS, and…