Joshua Phillip Squiers, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FCCM

Joshua Squiers

Assistant Professor, Director of the AGACNP Program
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Cardiac and Surgical Subspecialty Critical Care
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Road, SN-6S
Portland, Ore. 97239

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Dr. Squiers is dual board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with specialization in surgical critical care. He holds a faculty appointment within the OHSU School of Nursing where he serves as the Director of the AGACNP Program. He is actively involved with teaching physiology, clinical management and critical care. His research interests include a focus on metabolic dysfunction in advanced heart failure.


2012 PhD, Vanderbilt University (Clinical Research Track)
2001 MSN, Vanderbilt University, Acute Care NP


NURS 509GE Acute Care Diagnostics and Procedures
NURS 516B Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Management II
NURS 516B Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Management III


Metabolic optimization of patients with left ventricular assist devices implantation
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit
Energy Expenditure and Substrate Utilization in Obese and Normal Weight Individuals with HF

Service Activities

ANCC Acute Care Board Examination Content Expert Panel
Society of Critical Care Medicine: Ultrasound for Non-Physician Practitioners Task Force. (Co-chair, 2013-present)
Accreditation Committee (2013-Present)



Squiers J, (2012) Critical Care/ACNP: Aortic Emergencies. In Campbell S, & Daley K (Eds.), in Simulation Scenarios for Nursing Educators: Making It Real, 2nd Edition Springer Publishing, New York, NY.

Ashby N, Squiers J. The development of the concept of perfusion: A historical perspective. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, (awaiting print in 2014).

Smith M, Squiers J. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: An Overview (2013) Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, Vol 25, Issue 2, pg 263.

Squiers J, King J, Wagner C, et al…. (2013) ACNP Intensivist: A new ICU care delivery model and its supporting educational program. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Vol 25, Issue 3, pg 119.