Lisa Kongable, MA, ARNP, PMH-CNS, CNE
Lisa is an associate professor and the associate director of the baccalaureate nursing program at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant. For 20 years, she has taught psychiatric-mental health nursing, focusing on both the theory and clinical aspects of coursework. She has been a psychiatric staff nurse for over 30 years at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, where she has been awarded for nursing education excellence. In this setting, she is involved in leadership committees and the nurse residency program, achieving gold level status for its professional nursing recognition program. Lisa has also functioned in the ARNP role at Optimae LifeServices in Mount Pleasant for nearly 20 years. In addition, she has served as president and board member for the Iowa chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and has presented on its behalf at the state and national levels.