Vicki served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1968-1971. She worked in ICU, non-contagious pulmonary, and as a night supervisor. Her career consisted of private practice individual/group psychotherapy and national healthcare consulting; she ended her career as a professor teaching nursing and physician assistant students’ bioethics.
She still serves on 2 hospital bioethics committees, a quality improvement committee, as well as the Nursing Academy bioethics expert panel. Her last book was on moral courage.
Since her retirement in 2012, she spends more time gardening, world travel, and volunteering with the Sarasota Democratic Party clubs and caucuses (i.e., Democratic Veterans Caucus). Vicki D. Lachman, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN