Linnea Benike, DNP, RN, CNE, PCCN-K
DNP, University of Minnesota
Major: Health Innovations and Leadership
BSN, Summa cum laude, University of Minnesota
Licensures and Certifications
Linnea Benike, DNP, RN, CNE, PCCN-K is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in Health Innovations and Leadership and is specialty certified as a Progressive Care Certified Nurse. Her expertise is in quality improvement, patient safety, and the care of adults in acute settings,. She has specific interests in the areas of teamwork, collaboration, systems, and process improvement.
Honors and Recognition
Florence Julian Memorial Leadership Scholarship, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 2009
Barbara Volk Tebbitt Award for Undergraduate Nursing Leadership, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 2007
Sister Joseph Nursing Scholarship, Mayo Foundation, 2005
National Association of Healthcare Quality, 2012-2016
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, 2010-2012
National Student Nurses’ Association, 2007-2010
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Chapter
American Association of Critical Care Nursing
Benike, L., Clark, J., 2015. Enhancing Nurse–Resident Physician Partnerships. Creative Nursing, 21
Benike, L., Clark, J., 2013. Bridging the Professional Divide Between Nurses and Medical Residents. Harvard Business Review,
Benike, L., Cognetta-Rieke, C., Dahlby, M., Disch, J., 2012. Quality and Safety in Home and Ambulatory Settings. Nursing Clinics of North America, 47 (3): 323 - 331.
Benike, L. A. "Working Together: Transforming the Practice through Co-location of Nurses and Physicians", Mayo Nurses’ Poster Fair, April 18, 2017.
Benike, L. A. "Empowering Patients and Elevating Nursing Practice: Introducing Nurse-led Patient Education Visits", Mayo Nurses’ Poster Fair, April 18, 2017.
Benike, L. A. "Working Together: Transforming the Practice through Co-location of Nurses and Physicians", Mayo Clinic Quality Conference, March 15, 2017.
Benike, L. A. "Improving the Patient Care Experience through Enhanced Collaboration", Getting to the Heart of the Matter Annual Conference, Rochester, Minnesota, April 24, 2012.
Benike, L. A. "Improving the Patient Care Experience through Enhanced Collaboration", Mayo Nurses’ Poster Fair, Rochester, Minnesota, April 03, 2012.