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Caleb Ediger

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Dr. Ediger is an Assistant Professor of Nursing/Simulation Educator for the School of Nursing and Allied Health. Dr. Ediger is responsible for all simulation activities in the school of nursing and helps faculty write and incorporate simulation into their courses. He has a passion for nursing education and simulation coming to Newman University in 2017 after teaching for three years at Wichita State University College of Health Professions School of Nursing. During his time at WSU he taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs and was a great proponent of incorporating simulation into the nursing programs. During his tenure of bedside nursing Dr. Ediger has practiced at Via Christi Health, University of Kansas Hospital, and Wesley Medical Center in various roles.


University of Kansas

Doctor of Nursing Practice Organizational Leadership, 2018


Grand Canyon University

Master of Science in Nursing Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems, 2013


Eastern Mennonite University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2003

Areas of Expertise:
  • Simulation in Nursing
  • Interprofessional Simulation
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Nursing Education
  • Simulation Program Development
  • Quality Improvement
  • Nursing Administration
  • Intensive Care Nursing
Research Interest:
  • Incivility in Nursing
  • Lateral Violence in Nursing Simulation
  • Simulation Program Development
  • Nursing Online Learning
Publications & Presentations:
  • “‘Is Judea then the Teutons’ Fatherland?’ Tacitus’ star-crossed Germani and Jews,” Idealistic Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 2, 2016.
  • “The novelty of religion and the religiosity of substitution in Emmanuel Levinas and Giorgio Agamben,” Volume 6 of Levinas Studies, 2011. 
  • Invited discussant at Scriptural Reasoning Academic Network session at American Academy of Religion, “Judgment and Self-Reflection,” Denver, CO, November 2018.
  • “The delayed arrival of Bergsonian spirituality in the works of Emmanuel Levinas,” presented at “Totality and Infinity at fifty,” the annual meeting of the North American Levinas Society, Texas A&M University, May 1-3, 2011.
  • “Religion, the irreparable, and substitution in the works of Giorgio Agamben,” presented at “The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion,” Postmodernism, Culture, and Religion 4, Syracuse University, April 7-9, 2011.
Affiliations / Community Leadership:
  • Epsilon Gamma
  • Chapter-at-large of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Vice President for Southwestern College
  • Board Member Harper County Kansas Hospital District 6
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation
  • Learning Society for Simulation in Health Care
  • Kansas City Area Simulation Alliance