Lisa Fossum, MSN, PHN, RN

Job Title

  • Adjunct Instructor of Nursing
    Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences


Adjunct Instructor of Nursing

Started at Bethel



  • Metropolitan State University - M.S.N. in Nursing, 2018
  • Buena Vista University - B.S. in Biology, 1994


Lisa is a Progressive Care nurse at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital who specializes in postoperative care for cardiovascular thoracic surgeries, interventional cardiology procedures, and heart arrhtymia interpretation. She advocates for her patients ensuring their safety, comfort, and healing by providing compassionate, informed, and personalized care. She enjoys bringing the love of Jesus to the bedside, promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment for patients and families in crisis. Teaching and promoting patient health literacy are her passions. She is committed to helping educate the next generation of nurses to be the hands and feet of Jesus, by developing their character and passion for serving others.

Hobbies and Interests

My favorite places are: in a hammock reading, hiking in the Rocky Mountain National Park, kayaking the Kinnickinnic River, tending my perennial gardens, knitting by the fireplace.

Teaching specialty

I specialize in Clinical instruction, with a focus on developing critical thinking and hands-on nursing skills.


For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 41:13