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Laura Wheeler
Laura Wheeler, RN, DNP, FNP-BC
Family Medicine

About

Biography

Laura Wheeler is a family nurse practitioner with Goshen Physicians. She provides preventive and urgent care services at Goshen Community Schools Health & Wellness Center. The center serves insured employees and their dependents of the school system. Laura also provides immediate care for minor illnesses and injuries at Urgent Care Goshen Physicians.

Preventive services Laura offers include wellness exams, health screenings, immunizations and vaccinations. In addition to treating acute illnesses, such as colds and flu, Laura collaborates with primary care providers to manage chronic diseases, like diabetes and heart disease.

A lifelong learner and educator, Laura is dedicated to teaching future leaders in nursing. She is a professor of nursing at Grand Canyon University.

Philosophy of Care

Laura is passionate about educating patients on their condition and how lifestyle changes can make a difference in life. She believes primary prevention counseling can help patients manage their health and well-being.

Clinical Interest & Research

  • Diabetes management
  • Internal medicine
  • Women's health
  • Urgent care
  • Occupational health
  • Mental health, including anxiety and depression
  • Clinical nursing education

Education

Certified – Family Nurse Practitioner

Education and training:

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

Master of Science in Nursing
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Diploma in Nursing
Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Locations

Goshen Community Schools Health & Wellness Center
1216 S Indiana Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
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