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Vernon Robert Kubiak, DNP, APRN, CNS, CNP, PMHNP-BC, RN

Vernon Kubiak

Clinical Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Ave Stop 8101
Pocatello, ID 83209-8101

Office: Beckley 323 – Pocatello Campus
Phone: 208-282-2854

Email: kubivern@isu.edu

  • B.S. in Physics, Ohio State University
  • B.S. in Nursing, Idaho State University
  • M.S. in Nursing, Idaho State University
  • P.M.C. as Clinical Nurse Specialist, Idaho State University
  • D.N.P. as Psyhiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Rush University
Research Interests
  • Mental health recovery
  • Substance use disorders
  • Emergency and Critical Care


Dr. Vernon Kubiak is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Idaho State University.  As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist licensed in Idaho, Dr. Kubiak specializes in mental health care and recover and emergency and critical care nursing.  Dr. Kubiak specifically also looks at treatment modalities related to recovery from substance use disorders and methodologies to improve emergency care access to individuals suffering from behavioral crises.

Featured Scholarship and Publications


Kubiak, V.R. & Mortensen, F.G. (1995). ICPP radiological and toxicological sabotage analysis. Institute for Nuclear Materials Management.


Radiological and Toxicological Analysis. 1995. Presented to the International Institute for Nuclear Materials Management Annual Conference.

Promoting Care Coordination, Improving Patient Health, and Reducing Hospital Admissions by Establishing a COPD Clinic. March 2014. Idaho State University Graduate Committee.

Providing Care for Individuals Experiencing Behavioral Health Crises.  March, 2016. Idaho.

Improving Provider Ability and Confidence to Treat Patients Experiencing Behavioral Crises through Clinical Simulation. May, 2016. Rush University.

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