Jena B Tanem

Jena B Tanem, APNP

Family Nurse Practitioner
Children’s Wisconsin since 2011

Nurse Practitioner




Jena is Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has a special interest in pediatric populations, specifically congenital heart disease. She is part of a team of general cardiology nurse practitioners who provide inpatient care to post-surgical cardiac patients. She is also an integral part of the Inter-stage Home Monitoring Program, providing specialized education for families of children with single ventricle physiology, allowing them to safely care for their child during the inter-stage period. Jena is a strong advocate for patients and families and strives to provide informed, safe, quality care.


  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Interest

  • Cardiology
  • Interstage home monitoring
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Education and Awards


  • 2009, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY), BSN (Archived)
  • 2011, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee,

Research and publications


  • QI research surrounding Interstage program and parent readiness for discharge
  • Neurodevelopmental outcomes of children with single ventricle physiology