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Psychiatric Prescriber

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

Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Science in Physics from Ohio State University in 1982, Associates Degree in Nursing from Idaho State University in 2009, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Idaho State University in 2012

Graduate Education:

Master of Science in Nursing from Idaho State University in 2012, Post-Master's Certificate as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from Idaho State University in 2014, Doctor of Nursing Practice from Idaho State University in 2016

Professional Licenses:

Registered Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Training/Certifications:

Suboxone Waiver, Telemental Health Provider(Board Certified)

Counseling Services:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

About Vernon:

Dr. Vernon Kubiak is a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing at Idaho State University and medication manager for High Country Behavioral Health. As a psychiatric mental health nursing practitioner and clinical nurse specialist licensed in Idaho, Dr. Kubiak specializes in mental health care and recovery 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.

Professional/National/International Presentations

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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