Heather Kaestner, MSN, APRN-NP, FNP-C, WHNP-BC



University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Kearney Division
2402 University Drive
Kearney, NE 68849-4510

Phone: 308-865-1605
Email: heather.kaestner@unmc.edu



  • 2009, BSN, Creighton University
  • 2016, MSN, Creighton University


Heather Kaestner received her BSN from the accelerated program at Creighton University in December 2009, after graduating with a BSA in Psychology in May 2008 from Creighton University. She received her MSN as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner from Creighton University in May of 2016 and a Post-Master's Certificate in Women's Health from UNMC in May of 2019. She has worked in multiple settings as a RN including ICU, Pediatric Home Health, and Hospice. She has worked as a FNP in the clinic, Hospice and Quick Care settings. Currently she is employed as an Instructor at the UNMC College of Nursing-Kearney Division and is working at Heartland Health Center utilizing her FNP and WHNP.


Intensive Care Unit Nursing.

Pediatric Home Care Nursing.

Home Infusion Nursing.

Hospice Nursing and APRN.

Family Practice Clinic APRN.

Quick Care Clinic APRN.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing-Iota Tau Chapter and Gamma Pi at-Large Chapter.

Nebraska Nurses Association.

American Nurses Association.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Nebraska Nurse Practitioner.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Nurse Practioners in Women's Health.