Michelle Lichtenberg

Michelle Lichtenberg



Lee Medicine & Science Hall 310

Phone: (605) 658-5608

Email: Michelle.Lichtenberg@usd.edu


I have been a nursing instructor in the ADN program at USD since 2008. I graduated with a Master of Science in nursing education in May 2012. My clinical practice areas of expertise are medical/surgical, geriatric, and psychiatric nursing.

Teaching Interests:

My teaching interests include medical/surgical nursing, dimensional analysis, interprofessional education.

Research Interests:

Concept-based curriculum and student outcomes; interprofessional education


  • MS, Nursing , South Dakota State University, 2012
  • BS, Nursing, Mount Marty College, 1998
  • BA, Sociology, South Dakota State University, 1995

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Cardiopulmonary Rescusitation , American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Registered Nurse, South Dakota Board of Nursing

Awards and Honors:

  • Excellence in Caring, Nursing Department, 2017


  • Lichtenberg, Michelle. Post-Clinical Conference: Should it Look the Same in a Concept Based Curriculum?. Presented at the Tools and Strategies for Concept Based Learning in Nursing Education, Aluquirque, NM. (February 27, 2016)
  • Lichtenberg, Michelle. A Toolbox for Student Evaluation in a Concept-Based Curriculum: NCLEX Results and Beyond. Presented at the Tools and Strategies for Conceptual Learning in Nursing Education, Albuquerque,NM. (February 26, 2016)
  • Lichtenberg, Michelle L.. Reducing Gaps and Overlaps in a CBC. Presented at the Concept-Based Curriculum Symposium, Kansas City, MO. (June 5, 2015)
  • Lichtenberg, Michelle L.. Introduction to a Concept-Based Curriculum. Presented at the Concept-Based Curriculum Symposium, Kansas City, MO. (June 4, 2015)
  • Yockey, Jean, Wolff, Becky, Lichtenberg, Michelle. Simulation. Presented at the 2011 Nursing Advisory Board, Vermillion, SD. (May 6, 2011)