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 LISA ANN MILES

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Lisa Ann Miles

Is a Certified Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry

Education: 

Lisa Ann Miles completed a diploma as a registered nurse in 1985 from Trinity School of Nursing in Minot, North Dakota. In 1992 she completed a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

She received the call to be a midwife and in 1995 she obtained a certificate to practice as a certified nurse midwife  (CNM) from the Frontier Nursing University in Versailles, Kentucky. In 1996 she graduated with a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (FPB) at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

In 2012 she completed a Post Masters Certificate as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. 

In 1992 she was awarded a National Health Service Corps Scholarship which is award to students committed to providing primary health care in communities identified as having a shortage of health professionals

 

Experience:

Lisa Ann Miles began her career in 1985 as an intensive care nurse. Ten years later she trained to become a Certified Midwife. She loved helping women and their family’s through the birth process. She became very interested in infertility and for several years work with the reproductive specialist at the University of Minnesota assisting couples through infertility evaluation and IVF treatment. She 

Sexual health was also an area that drew her interest and in 2007 she took a part time position with the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota. She was part of the healthcare team responsible for evaluations and treatment of compulsive sexual behavior, gender dysphoria and the psychological and pharmacological treatment of various other sexual dysfunctions. Here she worked with teens both male and female.

In 2010 she again wanted to expand her knowledge base concerning the complexity of treating mental health conditions. She completed additional training to become certified as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Adult & Family Mental Health. 

With her knowledge as a certified nurse midwife and a psychiatric nurse practitioner she is well equipped to assist women who are suffering with anxiety and depression during pregnancy as well as postpartum.

 

She was employed at a local community clinic from 2012 until 2020. It was here that she worked along with a team of psychiatrists as well as other psychiatric nurse practitioners and developed a strong knowledge base concerning the treatment of ADHD, mood disorders and PTSD. Through her many years of nursing both as a registered nurse and a nurse practitioner in two separate areas (CNM and NP) she has found that humility and empathy is paramount in the understanding and treatment of patients. She is very prepared to assess, diagnose and treat those who seek support and healing.

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