Jessica Wheeler, DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, FNP-C

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

Office Location:Ramstad Hall - Room 313

  • Professional


  • DNP, Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University, 2018
  • M.S.N., Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University, 2009
  • BA/BS, Psychology/Biology, Evergreen State University, 2002

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Psychiatric/Mental Health


  • Alcohol and drug addiction. Chapters In T. Woo & M.V. Robinson (Eds.), Pharmacotherapeutics for Advance Practice Nurse Prescribers (5th ed., pp. 867-875) (F.A. Davis Company 2019)
  • After an attempt: Caring for the suicidal patient on the medical-surgical unit. Chapters pp. 163-168 (MEDSURG Nursing, 20(4) 2011)

Selected Presentations

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Psych for primary care: An innovative course for FNP students., Coronado, CA (2023)
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Is it really schizophrenia: Exploring the origins of psychosis., Virtual Conference (2020)
  • Western Institute of Nursing Conference, Pilot Study of a Mental Health Nurse Consultant on Acute Medical Units., Denver, CO (2017)
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, The impact of a mental health nurse consultant in caring for patients with mental health comorbidities on a medical unit., Phoenix, AZ (2017)
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference, Suicide awareness and prevention for college students: Incorporating campus-based and social media interventions for a multidimensional approach., Hartford, CT (2016)