Lori Wichman

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr. Lori Wichman received her DNP in Nursing Leadership and Management at Walden University. She has served as the Director of Nursing and Emergency Medical Services at a college in her community. Dr. Wichman has been the Manager and Director of Clinical Education for a non-profit community Health Care Corporation. She is currently the Clinical Programs Coordinator- Projects and Simulation for the 9 hospitals in Florida for a large non-profit healthcare system. She has been a contributing faculty member at Walden in the School of Nursing since August 2018. Her teaching history includes; Foundations of Nursing, Gerontology, Community Health, Medical-Surgical Courses, Nursing Leadership and Management, Portfolio 1, Professional Roles, and Organizational Behavior at other colleges. Professionally, Dr. Wichman has worked as a nurse and staff development officer in the United States Air Force and has worked extensively on process improvement projects to improve the safety and quality of patient care projects. She has given a number of presentations on infection prevention, improving the practice of bedside reporting, and interactive teaching strategies, virtual reality in healthcare education. Dr. Wichman is an active member of the National League of Nursing, the American Nurses Association, and the Association for Nursing Professional Development. Dr. Wichman holds nursing licenses in California, Florida (mulit-state), and Alaska. She is also a licensed public health nurse in California, as well as an ANCC certified Nursing professional development specialist (NPD-BC), a Nurse Executive (NE-BC), and a nationally certified medical-surgical nurse (CMSRN).

Courses Taught

NURS 4220 - Leadership Competencies

NURS 4221 - Leadership Competencies


AS, American River College

BSN, California State University, Sacramento

MSN, Walden University

Post-master's Certificate, Walden University

DNP, Walden University

Awards / Honors

Daisy Faculty Award, Charter College, 2017


Wichman, L. C. (2018). Bedside Reporting: Improving Practice. QSEN

Wichman, L. C. (2016). Ending strong when the road has been long.. DI Associates Inc.

Wichman, L. C. (2016). Teaching Quality Improvement in ADN program. DI Associates Inc.

Wichman, L. C. (2016). Teaching Quality Improvement in ADN program. QSEN

Wichman, L. C., Chancey, J., Krawitz, S. (2020). Perceptions of Virtual Reality for Simulation Scenario Based Education Amongst Health Care Professionals. Sigma Theta Tau Upsilon Kappa