Jessica Wissink, PT, DPT

Instructor
Physical Therapist Assistant, Community Health

Contact Info
WissinkJessica@clarksoncollege.edu
402.826.9896

Dr. Jessica Wissink became an instructor in the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2019. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and Psychology from the University of Kansas as well as a Master’s certificate in Health Services Administration from Creighton University. In 2005, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Creighton University.  

Dr. Wissink has been a practicing physical therapist for more than ten years in a variety of in-patient and out-patient areas. She is a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) BIG certified clinician as well as a Hawkgrips level 1 certified clinician. Dr. Wissink also holds certificates as a Kinesiology Taping Practitioner and Advanced Kinesiology Taping Practitioner. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Nebraska Physical Therapy Association (NPTA).  

At Clarkson College, Dr. Wissink serves on the Advisory Board for the PTA department and is a recent nominee of the Faulty Senate Excellence in Teaching Award.  

Words of Wisdom 

"What you're looking for is not out there, it is in you." 

Courses  

PTA 105 – Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapist Assistant  
PTA 205 – Pathophysiology 
PTA 222 – Therapeutic Interventions  
PTA 230 – Advanced Procedures  
BSPTA 330 – Advanced Neurological & Cardiopulmonary Interventions
CHL 367 – Women's Health Seminar: Preventative and Restorative Topics  

Scholarly Works (Selected)  

Presenter, Clinical Management of Footdrop. Alegent Health Neurological conference. Omaha, NE, January 15, 2011.  

Presenter, Integrating Live Virtual Intra-professional Student Collaboration - A PT-PTA Team Case Study Consortium of Hospital-Affiliated Colleges and Universities Fall 2020 Conference on Digital Teaching and Learning Innovation. October 5, 2020.   

 



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