About Shoshannah Kinsler, DNP, FNP
Shoshannah Kinsler DNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) who graduated from Montana State University in the spring of 2017. She was an RN for 6 years prior to becoming an FNP and graduated from Carroll College in Helena, Montana with a B.S.N., Magna Cum Laude, in 2011.
She completed her undergraduate research on Hospice and Palliative care and went on to publish her work in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. She has a special interest in caregiver fatigue and feels that caregivers need to be included in the care plan and assessed themselves for health and well-being.
After working in the hospital setting for three years she went on to pursue an advanced degree as she became aware of the significant need for primary care providers in our healthcare system. While attending graduate school she worked in an Emergency Department and gained knowledge of acute illnesses and critical care.
Her Doctoral project studied the use of acupressure to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing an abdominal surgery. She is passionate about combining complementary and alternative treatments with preventative care to promote health.
She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society.
Listening to patients and integrating their needs and wishes into evidence based care is her priority to provide the best possible patient-centered care.
Shoshannah enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter exploring the outdoors, hiking, biking, fishing, downhill and cross-country skiing.