Lorraine Buchanan, MSN, RN

Clinical Instructor
MSN, University of Missouri-Kansas City
BSN, Central Missouri State University

Lorraine P. Buchanan, MSN, RN, is a clinical instructor at the KU School of Nursing where she teaches N375 and 376 Nursing of Children- The peds level 2 undergraduate course. In the fall, she was the lead for N340/341 for Maternity Portion of Foundations of Nursing and Health Promotion. She also teaches a new course working with vulnerable children in Kansas City, Kan.; teaches N327 Communication and Managing Health Care Information; Health and Illness II Across the Lifespan; and online Pharmacology for the RN-BSN program. Buchanan also enjoys participating with educational research.

Buchanan has experience teaching health management of children and adolescents, nutrition; and leading clinical health assessments, fundamentals of nursing and health care and nursing of adults. In 2001, Buchanan received the Children's Mercy Hospital Service Outstanding Service Award


  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)

Practice Specialty Areas

  • Mother Baby and NICU nursery nursing care experience.
  • Teaches Childbirth prep classes and Newborn Care prenatal classes


Last modified: Apr 18, 2013


Lorraine Buchanan, MSN, RN
Clinical Instructor

P: (913) 588-3355