Katlyn Messner, MSN, RN, APRN-NP

Clinical Instructor


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

Phone: 308-865-1137
Email: katie.messner@unmc.edu



  • 2007, BSN, UNMC
  • 2017, MSN, UNMC
  • 2020, PMC, UNMC


Katie Messner earned her BSN from UNMC College of Nursing-Kearney in December 2007. She received her MSN as an Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from UNMC CON in May of 2017 and her Post Masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner in May of 2019. She is currently employed as a Clinical Instructor at the UNMC College of Nursing-Kearney Division.


Nebraska Nurses Association member, currently serving on the Nursing Professional Development Committee for the past 3 years and was chair of the committee for 1.5 years.

American Nurses Association.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Nurse Practitioner at Elite Health and Wellness.

Nurse Practitioner for Lifeline Community Healthcare (2017-2019).

CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital Staff Nurse in the Intensive Care and Progressive Care unit (2014-2017).

Travel Nurse in various Intensive Care and Progressive Care Units (2012-2014).

CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital Staff Nurse and charge nurse in the Progressive Care Unit (2008-2012).