Sharee A Wiggins, NP, Post-MS(N), BC-GNP, BC-ANP, APRN

Instructor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine


Professional Background

Sharee A. Wiggins, NP, Post-MS(N) is dually board certified as a both a Geriatrics NP and Adult NP. She originally tripled boarded by including Family Practice. She is a Core Faculty Member in the Geriatric Medicine Clerkship, and the Kansas Reynolds Program in Aging. Her practice focuses on the care of both complex and stable frail older adults in Rehab, Nursing Facility, and Assisted Living environments. Her professional interests include heart failure, pain management, and ethics in end of life care. She is passionate about clinical excellence in the care of older adults and medical education. She has been an invited speaker for numerous professional programs.

NP Wiggins began her KU faculty career in 1990 at KUSON and was Lead Faculty for undergraduate Critical Care 5 years and then adjunct graduate faculty teaching Physical Diagnosis/Assessment and clinical geriatrics courses at the rank of Assistant Professor until 2005.

Research Participation

  • Kansas Reynolds Program in Aging
  • Transdermal Fentanyl 
  • Partners in Quality Education - NP Ethics
  • Frailty in Homebound Dual Eligible Elders
  • Technology in Home Care

Recent Publications

Link to CV

Academic Background

  • Post-Masters NP, Wichita State University, August 1995
  • Master of Science with Nursing Major (Dual focus on Acute Care of Older Adults and Health Administration), University of Oklahoma Graduate Program, December, 1986
  • BSN with Psychology minor, University Center at Tulsa, May, 1984
  • Diploma (3.5 year RN educational program), June, 1976
Last modified: Jan 23, 2014

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Contact

Sharee A Wiggins, NP, Post-MS(N), BC-GNP, BC-ANP, APRN
Instructor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine

220-2 Landon Center on Aging
3599 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160

P: 913-588-3184
F: 913-945-7754
swiggins@kumc.edu

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