Rhonda Coffman, DNP

Rhonda Coffman

Assistant Professor


Associated Programs

Dr. Rhonda Coffman is an Assistant Professor in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at Creighton University College of Nursing.  She is passionate about nursing and education and is motivated by being a life-long learner.

She believes “I learn as much from my students as they learn from me. I encourage my students to get out of their comfort zone, as that is where true learning happens.”

Prior to joining Creighton, Dr. Coffman worked in hospital medicine as a nurse practitioner, implementing evidence-based practice to the care of her patients. She precepted several nurse practitioner students in her work with hospital medicine and developed a passion for teaching.

Her ongoing research interests include simulation, antibiotic stewardship and interprofessional education.  She is editor-in-chief for StatPearls, which develops review questions to assist students in obtaining board certification in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care.

Dr. Coffman received her BSN at Mt. Mercy University and her DNP at Creighton University.  In addition to academia, Dr. Coffman enjoys traveling, kickboxing and spending time with her family and two granddaughters. 

View a full listing of Dr. Coffman’s publications and honors.