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Lori Wichman

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program B.S. Nursing (BSN)

Dr. Lori Wichman received her DNP in Nursing Leadership and Management at Walden University in February 2018. She has served as the Director of Nursing and Emergency Medical Services at a college in her community. Dr. Wichman is currently the Manager of Clinical Education for Baptist Health Care Corporation. She is contributing faculty member at Walden in the School of Nursing August 2018. She has also Foundations of Nursing, Gerontology, Community Health, Medical-Surgical Courses, and 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 project to improve the safety and quality of patient care projects. She has a 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, American Nurses Association, and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses. Dr. Wichman holds nursing licenses in California since June 2003 and Florida since May 2016.

Courses Taught

NURS 4220 - Leadership Competencies

NURS 4221 - Leadership Competencies


AS, American River College - Sacramento, CA United States

BSN, California State University, Sacramento - Sacramento, CA United States

MSN, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

Post-master's Certificate, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

DNP, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

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.