Ben Galatzan, MSN, RN

Ben Galatzan

Ben Galatzan, MSN, RN

Senior Instructor | RN-BSN Coordinator
University Hall, 158


MSN - Clarkson College, Omaha Nebraska
BSN - University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Lincoln Division

Honors and Awards

HITS (Health Information Technology) from NLN: integrating informatics and an education electronic record into the ADN curriculum

Research Interests

Nurse-to-Nurse Hand-off Communication


2019:  Galatzan, B. J., Carrington, J. M., & Gephart, S. M. (in-review). Testing the within methods triangulation data analysis with nurse hand-off text data. Qualitative Health Research.

2018:  Galatzan, B. J., & Carrington, J. M. (2018). Exploring the State of the Science of the Nursing Hand-off Communication. Computers, Informatics Nursing, 36(10), 484-493.doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000461: Recognized by Nursing Informatics Working Group at AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) as Recommended Paper contributing to the science of Nursing Informatics and Hand-offs.

2018:  Carrington, J. M., Estrada, N., Brittain, A. C., Dudding, K. M., Galatzan, B. J., Nibbelink, C., . . . Renz, S. M. (2018). Nursing Informatics Year in Review 2017. Nurs Adm Q, 42(2), 180-185. doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000284

2014:  Stanley, M.J., Phillips, L, & Galatzan, B (2014). Using simulation to assess undergraduate nursing students’ competency with medication administration to a limited-English language proficiency patient. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, (4)5, 29-35

2011:   Galatzan, B. J. (2012). The quick assessment for common conditions. In C. Jarvis (Ed.), Physical examinations and health assessments (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.


2019:  Galatzan, B. J., & Carrington, J. M. (2019). Examining the nursing hand-off using within methods triangulation. Paper presented at the Communicating Nursing Research: Career, Connection, Community, San Diego, CA. (Podium Presentation)

2019:   Galatzan, B. J. & Carrington, J. M. (2019). Nurse-to-nurse hand-off communication best practices.

Paper presented at the invitation of the planning committee at the Reaching for the Peak of Practice EBP and Research Conference. Colorado Springs, CO (Invited to Podium Presentation)

2018:   Galatzan, B. J., & Carrington, J. M. (2018). Exploring the nurse hand-off communication interface in a socio-technical system. Paper presented at the Communicating Nursing Research: Career, Connection, Community, Spokane, WA (Poster Presentation)

2017:   Carrington, J. M., Galatzan, B. J., & Lopez, J. (2016). An overview of projects to increase effective communication and improve outcomes. [Abstract]. Leadership: Continuing the Vision. Communicating Nursing Research Conference Proceedings, 60, 514 (Poster Symposium)

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