Erin Kreifels graduated from Midland Lutheran College with a bachelors of science in nursing (BSN) in 2009. Erin worked as a registered nurse in a rural setting for 7 years. She then graduated from Creighton University in 2014 with a doctorate in nursing with a focus on family practice. Erin is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She belongs to the Nebraska Nurse Practitioners and Doctors of Nursing Practice organizations. Her doctoral project was implementing a chronic heart failure management program and her manuscript was published in the Clinical Scholars Review. Erin has also published a short article in the Nebraska Nurse Newsletter in 2011. She has long term, acute care, and family practice experience; as well as experience providing care for adults in their home or in a facility setting.