Full Name
Lorraine Smith RN, DNP, MSN, CCHP
Job Title
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Speaker Bio
Dr. Lorraine M. Smith is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. She recently retired from clinical practice as a weekend nurse clinician 2 at a 1,500-bed, medium-security prison in Wisconsin. She has worked in correctional health care for the majority of her professional nursing career, serving in county jail, county juvenile detention, and state prison facilities for over 25 years. Dr. Smith teaches both RNs and traditional undergraduate senior nursing students pursuing their BSN degrees, as well as graduate students pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Dr. Smith received the Colleen and Tom Nevins College of Nursing Faculty Development and Scholarship Award to continue research efforts on moral distress and moral resilience in prison nurses.