Colette J. Henningsen | Palliative Medicine Des Moines
Grandma loving on her grandson

Colette J. Henningsen, A.C.N.P., A.R.N.P., M.S.N.

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1221 Pleasant Street, Suite 410
Des Moines, Iowa 50309



UnityPoint Health - Des Moines Palliative Care Clinic


About This ProviderPrint

Why did you become a provider?

I wanted to advance my education and training to help provide the best care possible for patients.

What qualities best describe the care you provide to your patients?

I strive to provide high quality care with a holistic approach.

What motivates you each day as a healthcare provider?

To improve patient's quality of life and support good discussions on goals of care.

What is the most important message you would like to share with your patients?

Be proactive on advanced care planning. It has become an important part of healthcare. It fosters good communication between patients, families and the healthcare team on goals and wishes regarding medical decisions. 

What would you like your patients to know about you?

If my free time, I love spending time with family. 


Palliative Medicine

Areas of Interest

Palliative Medicine

Accepts Children


College/Medical School

Saint Louis University (Graduate Education)