Klima, Lynn

  • Title: Associate Professor of Nursing
  • Department: Division of Nursing
  • Phone: 517-264-7246
  • Campus: Adrian
  • Building: McLaughlin Health Sciences Building
  • Office #: 201- J

Program Info

Nursing (Pre-Licensure)

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Associate Professor of Nursing


Professional Expertise/Academic Focus:

Healthcare Leadership, Quality Improvement, Strategic Management in Complex Health Systems, Health Policy, Community/Population Health, Communication in Healthcare, Care Coordination, Chronic Disease Management, Geriatric Care, Faith-based nursing


  • • Doctorate in Nursing Practice- Educational Leadership—American Sentinel University
  • • Graduate Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner—Andrews University
  • • Master of Science in Nursing: Adult Nurse Practitioner—Wayne State University
  • • Bachelor of Science in Nursing—University of Michigan
  • • Associate Degree in Nursing—Lake Superior State University


  • Nurse Practitioner -ANCC-recertification
  • OLAC Certification for online teaching
  • LEAN Six Sigma Black belt
  • Geisinger Health Navigator- Complex Care Management
  • Mammacare Specialist
  • Medical Surgical Nursing

Professional Membership:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners- Ambassador Legislative Change
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • National League for Nurses
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • Michigan Nurses Association
  • Case Management Society of America- National
  • Case Management Society of America- Detroit Chapter


  • Siena Heights Stimson-Tsuji Faculty Research Award
  • Who’s Who in Professional Nursing
  • Delta Epsilon Tau Scholar- Omega Chapter
  • Golden Key Graduate Scholar


  • Self-Efficacy in RN/BSN Students in Providing Self-Management Support
  • Improving Professional Nurses Confidence in Providing Self-Management Support
  • Paying for Care Management in Primary Care
  • Patient Discharge Education and Its Impact on Hospital Length of Stay

Presentations/Speakers Bureau:

  • Advancing as a Nursing Leader in Healthcare
  • Building Care Management Teams to Support Population Health
  • Care Coordination to Support Patients in the Medical Home
  • Self-Efficacy with Self-Management Support Implementation


Holtrup, J., Luo, Z, & Alexanders, L. (2015, March). Inadequate reimbursement for care management to primary care offices. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 28(2). Retrieved from:

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