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Shirley Kern, APRN, CNS, AOCN

Cancer / Oncology
I work to maximize my patients' health outcomes.

Approach To Care

As an oncology clinical nurse specialist, Shirley Kern focuses on patient- and family-centered partnerships with a multidisciplinary healthcare team to facilitate a seamless patient experience in the hospital and clinic settings. She works to maximize patients’ health outcomes and helps them overcome barriers to healthcare by supporting a coordinated approach to the treatment plan.

Shirley Kern also has a special interest in working with the cancer survivorship program. She has been an oncology nurse for her entire career and finds it incredibly rewarding.



  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing


  • Advanced Certification in Oncology Nursing
  • Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse


  • Oncology Nursing Society


Shirley Kern loves spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys travel, photography and the great outdoors.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare

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