School of Nursing

Rachel Adams, DNP, FNP, PMHNP, RN

Rachel Adams, DNP, FNP, PMHNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Idaho State University
921 S. 8th Avenue Stop 8101
Pocatello, ID 83209-8101

Research Interests

• Psychiatric Mental Health
• Behavioral Health
• Health Care across the Lifespan


Dr. Adams completed her BS in Nursing with a minor in Psychology at Brigham Young University; MS,Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner at Idaho State University; Post-Masters Psych Mental Health at Oregon Health Sciences University; and DNP at Oregon Health Sciences University.

Dr. Adams is certified both as a Family Nurse Practitioner and as a Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has extensive Nurse Practitioner experience, working full time as a Nurse Practitioner since 2007 in the Psych/Behavioral Health area at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), Dept of Health and Welfare in Salmon, State Hospital South in Blackfoot, and Rehabilitative Health Services in Idaho Falls. She works with both children and adults across the life span.

In addition, Dr. Adams has teaching experience as a clinical instructor for undergraduate students in medical surgical nursing at Brigham Young University Idaho and as an adjunct faculty teaching Family Nurse Practitioner graduate students at Idaho State University School of Nursing.


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209