Lorraine Buchanan, MSN, RN

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


  • KU faculty since 2009
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Chapter
  • Peer reviewer for Dr. Jean Giddens Book Concept for Nursing Practice, Second Edition

Academic Program Affiliations

  • BSN
  • RN-BSN

Current Areas of Teaching

  • NRSG 327, Communicating and Managing Health Care Information
  • NRSG 338, Health and Illness II: Nursing Care Across the Lifespan
  • NRSG 474, Health and Illness III: Nursing Care Diverse Populations
  • NRSG 480 or NURS, Population-Based Health Care Clinical with Vulnerable Children and Adolescents

Select Presentations

  • Buchanan, L. & Fletcher, K. (2014). Concept-Based Learning: How to Build Your Curriculum. Webinar, WKHealth-Lippincott, Recorded October 2014.
  • Fletcher, K. & Buchanan, L. (2014). Concept-Based Learning: Selecting Concepts and Exemplars. Webinar, WKHealth-Lippincott, Recorded October 2014.
  • Buchanan, L; Collins, H.; Kumm, S.; & Tarnow, K. (Oct 18, 2013).  Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning: Teaching Them to Fish Instead of Feeding Them. Concept-Based Learning Pre-Conference, Professional Nursing Education Group (PNEG), Kansas City, MO [podium]
  • Buchanan, L. (2013). Student evaluation in classroom and clinical settings.  Elsevier's Concept Based Learning Conference.  Chicago, IL. [podium]
  • Buchanan, L. (2013). Innovative teaching strategies.  Elsevier's Concept Based Learning Conference, San Antonio, TX. [podium]
Last modified: May 26, 2015


Lorraine Buchanan, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor

P: (913) 588-3355