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MidWest Energy Medicine is staffed by innovative entrepreneur women: Dr. Gail Van Kanegan, DNP, RN, MSN, CNP, APHN-BC, EEM-AP, Reiki Master, Instructor Mayo Clinic School of Medicine of Rochester, MN; Clinical Director Augsburg College Doctor of Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner Program, and Laurel Camden, EEM- AP.

Dr. Gail Van Kanegan, DNP, RN is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice and is nationally board certified as an Advance Practice Holistic Nurse, and Nationally Certified Whole Health Educator, and has been professionally involved in the health care field for over 45 years.  Dr. Gail integrates holistic healing with traditional medicine to meet the needs of the individual person.  She believes that by utilizing our energies and natural methods of healing, the key to curing disease and maintaining health for today and the future is truly in every individual’s hand.

Dr. Gail Van Kanegan has an active Energy Medicine Healing practice and serves on the Healing Arts Practitioner’s Committee at Hermitage Farm Center for Healing in Rochester, MN,(www.hermitagefarm.org). Dr. Gail is a graduate of Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine Certification Program, graduate of Donna Eden Year 3 Clinical Practitioner program and Certified as Advance Practitioner having completed Year 4 of Energy Medicine Study with Donna Eden for GRID and Life Regression Therapy.  Dr. Gail’s healing practice is active for all individuals and has specific interest in working with the GRID Matrix.

Dr. Gail is a Certified Instructor for Eden Energy Medicine 101 & 102, Eden Energy Medicine Foundations Course, a guest faculty member of Eden Energy Medicine Certification Program and holds the title of Reiki Master.

She is the author of two resource books with the newest publication being released in June of 2016.

  • Dr. Gail has recently published with Barbara Evans & Jackie Mulanax: “The Art of Raising Frequency.  Setting the Vibrations for Healing” (June 2016).  A Manual for using The Chakra Keys in clinical practice.
  • “How To Survive Your Hospital Stay” (2003). (Fireside Publications, Simon & Schuester)
  • Has offered hundreds of health and healing seminars over the years.
  • Dr. Gail is one of the Founding Steering Committee Members, Chair of the Education Committee, and Past President of the Illinois Society for Advance Practice Nursing (www.ISAPN.org).
  • Dr. Gail is the recipient of numerous awards for professional contributions and is a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and the American College of Nurse Practitioners.

“My goal is to ‘Share the Energy’ of knowledge with the public and Professional Health Care Providers in the field of Energy Medicine and Holistic Health Care. Energy Medicine compliments ALL types of Health Care Practice!” “It is my Spiritual calling and mission in this life to empower others to heal utilizing the knowledge and the energies already provided to us. Energy Medicine does not replace traditional medical treatments. Energy Medicine complements and assists with all aspects of healing; Mind , Body and Spirit. Blessings to all! ’Share the Energy!’” “We are pioneers, forging the Energy Flows through the MidWest to help people learn how to heal in the most natural holistic manner.”

  • Instructor Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Doct0rate of Nursing Practice, Augsburg College, Rochester, MN, 2013
  • Eden Energy Medicine Foundations Instructor 2012
  • Authorized Instructor Eden Energy Medicine 101 & 102, 2011
  • Certified Whole Health Educator, January 2011
  • Eden Energy Medicine Advance Practitioner, 2010
  • Reiki Master, 2007
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner. 1996
  • Master of Science in Nursing- University of Missouri- Columbia- 1996
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing- Blessing Rieman College of Nursing , Quincy, IL 1993
  • Associate of Science- John Wood Community College- Quincy, IL 1992
  • Diploma of Nursing- Blessing Hospital School for Nurses- Quincy, IL 1982
  • Dr Gail Van Kanegan has been a registered nurse since 1982 and has worked with and educated nurses and nursing students at all levels of professional nursing education.
  • Dr. Gail van Kanegan has been practicing holistic health care with individuals, professionals, patients and clients for the past 28 years.
  • Dr. Gail is a Reiki Master and a Certified Eden Energy Medicine Advance Practitioner.
  • Dr. Gail is a Certified Whole Health Educator by the National Institute of Whole Health.
  • She has completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Transcultural Nursing with her study focus in Energy Medicine through Augsburg College in Rochester, MN.
  • Certified by American Holistic Nursing Association as an Advance Practice Holistic Nurse:
  • Dr Gail has been involved in applying for continuing education credits for nursing education programs since 1982.
  • Dr. Gail was the first Advanced Practice Nurse in Illinois (1999) to develop a professional continuing education program dedicated to meet the needs of the Advanced Practice Nurses’ professional educational requirement for maintaining national certification.
  • Dr. Gail Van Kanegan served as the Illinois Society for Advance Practice Nursing’s (ISAPN) Program Committee Chair for 4 years before being elected as President of ISAPN.
  • Dr. Gail Van Kanegan served as President of the Great River Advance Practice Nurses Education Association in Quincy Illinois for 10 years and was responsible for obrtaining continuing education credits for bimonthly professional advance practice nursing educational programs for 10 years.
  • Dr. Gail Van Kanegan has an active Energy Medicine Healing practice at and serves as Advisor to the Healing Arts Practitioners at Hermitage Farm Center for Healing in Rochester, MN,(www.hermitagefarm.org).
  • Dr. Gail is Author of “How To Survive Your Hospital Stay,”, has offered hundreds of health and healing seminars over the years
  • Dr. Gail is Past President and Founding Member of the Illinois Society for advance Practice Nursing,
  • She is the recipient of numerous awards for professional contributions and achievements,
  • Dr. Gail is a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association and the American College of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Dr. Gail has recently published with Barbara Evans & Jackie Mulanax: ‘The Art of Raising Frequency.  Setting the Vibrations for Healing (June 2016).  A Manual for using The Chakra Keys in clinical practice.