Barbara Buss

Barbara Buss


I have been a registered Nurse since 1979. I worked in acute rehab facilities and started the Rehab Unit in Aberdeen SD. I became a Nurse practitioner in 1996, working in family clinic, mental health and VA. My passion was working with the veterans and their many medical and mental health issues.

Teaching Interests:

Mental health, elderly. Although I have found all the concepts interesting.

Research Interests:

Mental health issued with the elderly


  • MS, Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, 1996
  • BS, Nursing, Mount Mercy College, 1979

Licensures and Certifications:

  • BLS, American Heart Association
  • SD-CNP, South Dakota Board of Nursing
  • SD-RN, Board of Nursing
  • DEA, United States Department of Justice
  • ANCC, American Nursing Credentialing Center

Awards and Honors:

  • Special Contribution Award, Department of Veteran Addairs, 2005