Lien L. Swieringa, MSN, BSN, FNP-C

Primary Care

Phone: (803) 254-2786
(803) 254-9015

Lien Swieringa is a licensed and certified FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER providing primary care to patients in Columbia, SC.

Available 7:30 AM to 5 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.


Lien Swieringa is a licensed and certified FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER providing primary care to patients in Columbia, SC.

Available 7:30 AM to 5 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Lien Swieringa, MSN, BSN, FNP-C, is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner providing primary care in Columbia, SC. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Hope College in Holland, MI, and a Master of Science in nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY. Lien is also a Registered Nurse in the State of South Carolina. Lien's professional experience includes family medicine, women's health, pediatrics, labor and delivery, orthopedics and medical-surgical inpatient nursing. She is particularly interested in the areas of Preventive Medicine and Women's Health. 
  • Preventive Medicine 
  • Women's Health
  • Primary Care
  • Dunn, S.L., Dunn, L.M., Rieth, N.P., Olamijulo, G.B., Swieringa, L.L., Holden, T.P., Clark, J.A., DeVon, H.A., & Tintil, N.L. (2017) The impact of home and hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation exercise on hopelessness in patients with coronary heart diseaseJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 37(1), 39-48. doi: 10.1097 / HCR.0000000000000205
  • Dunn, S.L., Olamijulo, G.B., Fuglseth.H.L., Holden, T.P., Swieringa, L.L., Sit, M.J., Rieth, N.P., & Tintil, N.L. (2014) The State-Trait Hopelessness Scale: Development & TestingWestern Journal of Nursing Research, 36(4), 552-570. doi: 10.1177 / HCR0193945913507634
  • Member: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member: Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners Capital Chapter


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