Dr. Vickie Wenzl, EdD, MSN, APRN-CNS, RN

Contact Information

Dr. Vickie Wenzl, EdD, MSN, APRN-CNS, RN
vwenzl [at] NebrWesleyan.edu
Office location

Burt Hall Rm 216

Office hours



(402) 465-2548 Office phone

(402) 310-4673  Cell phone 

Nursing is not a career as much as it is a profession. Each student is an adult and an individual and therefore must be treated as such. Each student with the help of their professor should gain important knowledge that will help them with critical thinking, becoming life long learners,and know how to work with evidenced based practice. The professor and the student are equal partners in the learning process with my expertise in the nursing profession used to encourage the student to learn and to want to continue learning to become a highly skilled nurse.


Dr. Vickie L Wenzl EdD, MSN, APRN-CNS, RN has been a labor and delivery nurse at CHI-Health St. Elizabeth in Lincoln, Ne since 1991. Her role at St. Elizabeth has been as the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in the Perinatal Department. Her role at St. Elizabeth was a dual role as the CNS and as an RN that worked along side of her staff taking care of patients. As the CNS she provided the unit with up to date research, advocacy for the nursing staff, families and physicians. She was an adjunct professor at Kaplan University in the Maternal Child department for 3 years.


Doctorate of Education and Leadership at Methodist College in 2019

Masters of Science in Nursing at University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2011
Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Clarkson College in 2009
RN (Diploma) from Bryan College of Nursing in 1987
LPN from Southeast Community College in 1982

Courses taught

Maternal Child Health


Nursing Concepts

Health Assessment

Global Health



Medical Terminology

Nursing Foundations 

Research and academic interests

biking, dogs, reading, crocheting, swimming, walking

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards

 Resuscitation Program and Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics.

Presentation at the National Convention in Washington DC in June of 2012 on Igniting Nursing's Passion for Excellence: Peer Coaching to the Rescue.

Basic Life Support