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Dennis Schafers

Dennis Schafers

Lecturer Nursing
School of Nursing
Area of Specialty: Undergraduate Faculty
Petro Allied Health Center
Rm 203K
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Washburn University, Bach of Science in Nursing
University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science in Nursing
  • NU 335 A, Special Topics/Nursing
Career Accomplishments
Dennis Schafers is a board certified nurse practitioner in psychiatric medicine. His background includes care of clients from children to adults. He has worked with individuals, families, and groups. He received his Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating he worked for the Menninger clinic in Topeka, Kansas. He started working for Washburn university in 2012. He started his pursuit of his psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner certificate at Washburn so he could develop a practice that integrates medicine and mental health. In addition to his professional experience, Dennis has pursued complementary and alternative therapeutic modalities in psychodrama, humor, and mindfulness. His interests include the integration of compassionate care in the mental health field. 
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