Faculty Profiles

Edwin-Nikko R. Kabigting

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing and Public Health

Nexus Building Room 375
516.877.4565
516.877.4558
EKABIGTING@ADELPHI.EDU

General Information

Personal Statement

Personal Statement

Edwin-Nikko R. Kabigting, PhD, RN, NPD-BC is an Assistant Professor in the Foundations in Adult Nursing Practice Department at Adelphi University’s College of Nursing and Public Health (CNPH). 

Kabigting earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Certificate in Forensic Health of Adults, Master of Science in Community Health Nursing, Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Nursing Education, and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from Binghamton University’s Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

At Binghamton, he studied with world-renowned nurse theorist, Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse. Dr. Kabigting is a Parse Scholar and uses the humanbecoming paradigm (Parse, 2014) in his scholarship and educational work. He is a respected scholar in national and international arenas where he focuses on the investigation of universal living experiences and unique nursing knowledge guided by Parse’s humanbecoming paradigm. Dr. Kabigting’s most recent work has focused on the universal humanuniverse living experience of feeling overwhelmed in a population of individuals who were receiving or providing services to HIV/AIDS patients. He serves as the Co-Contributing Editor for Book Reviews and New Media and Copyeditor for References in the international peer-reviewed journal, Nursing Science Quarterly.

Before coming to Adelphi, Dr. Kabigting taught at Binghamton University at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level in the areas of theoretical foundations, conceptual analysis, nursing research, qualitative research, fundamentals of nursing, nursing assessment, professional development, leadership, simulation, and community/public health nursing. Dr. Kabigting is a board certified (NPD-BC) Nursing Professional Development Specialist through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). 

Clinically, he previously worked as a Registered Nurse in the observation unit of the emergency department, telemetry/stroke unit, geriatrics, and in post-acute care. Dr. Kabigting has served in several leadership roles as a nurse including as unit practice council chair and as a member of a hospital-wide patient excellence team on issues related to the delivery of person-centered care. 

He is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, International Consortium of Parse Scholars, and various other academic nursing organizations. At Adelphi, Dr. Kabigting currently teaches Fundamentals of Patient-Centered  Nursing Care (theory) and Integration Seminar I.

Diplomas/Degrees

Diplomas/Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, Binghamton University, State University of New York (2019)

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Nursing Education, Binghamton University, State University of New York (2016)

Master of Science in Community Health Nursing, Binghamton University, State University of New York (2016)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing , Binghamton University, State University of New York (2013)

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Binghamton University, State University of New York (2013)

Certificate in Forensic Health of Adults, Binghamton University, State University of New York (2012)

Licenses and Certifications

Licenses and Certifications

Nursing Professional Development Specialist (NPD-BC)

American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Certification

New York State (NYS) Registered Professional Nurse

NYS Office of the Professions

The Institute of Humanbecoming, Discovery International 

Advanced instruction in The Humanbecoming Paradigm 

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