Mx. Francis Kuehnle is a registered nurse who holds a certification in psychiatric-mental health nursing from the ANCC. They are a faculty member at the University of Iowa College of Nursing and specialize in teaching mental health nursing to undergraduate pre-licensure students. Mx. Kuehnle received their MSN from Mount Mercy University. They are also a member of the American Psychiatric Nursing Association and Sigma Theta Tau – Gamma Chapter. Francis’ main areas of interest include therapeutic communication, compassionate care of patients experiencing psychosis, and LGBTQIA+ language.