Faculty Profile

Patricia McQuillin Voss, ND/DNP, MSN, CNM, CNE, PMHNP-BC

  • Nurse-Midwife,Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Associate Professor
  • Course Faculty
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Trish McQuillin Voss, DNP, MSN, CNM, CNE, PMHNP-BC holds a Doctor of Nursing (ND) degree, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) certificate, and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Case Western Reserve University, a Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery and a Post-Graduate NP Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health from Frontier Nursing University (FNU) and is a Certified Nurse Educator. She has worked at FNU since March of 2006 and served on the Administrative Team as Director of the ADN-MSN+DNP Bridge from 3/2006-3/2016. Dr. Voss is an Associate Professor of Nursing at FNU, and is Course Faculty for PC719 Psychiatric Concepts for APRNs and Course Faculty for PC701 Foundations of Equitable Care and Health Promotion. Dr. Voss was formerly the CNEP/CWHCNP Regional Clinical Faculty (RCF) for Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and SW Washington. Dr. Voss has over 25 years of experience in nursing education, with 17 of those years in leadership positions, including department chair, college dean, and program director. Dr. Voss served as capstone chair for students in FNU’s post-masters DNP program in addition to her teaching duties. She presents nationally on LGBTQ access to care issues and on writing across the curriculum (WAC) in graduate programs, with a special focus on improving graduate students’ scholarly writing ability. Dr. Voss is certified in nurse-midwifery by the American Midwifery Certification Board, and her clinical work in midwifery and women’s health was focused in rural Montana. She is certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has a private practice, Healing Waters Mental Health, where she provides telepsych outpatient mental healthcare. Dr. Voss serves the profession by volunteering as an MSN and DNP program evaluator site visitor for the Accreditation Commission on Nursing Education. She is an active member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives/Oregon Affiliate, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and the National League for Nursing. Dr. Voss lives in Clackamas County, Oregon, along the Clackamas River and is in the Pacific Time Zone. When she is not busy with FNU duties, she enjoys being outdoors and loves to fish for steelhead, salmon, and trout.

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