Sandy Kirchner is the lead advanced practice provider for Bryan Trauma at Bryan Medical Center, an American College of Surgeons Verified Level II Trauma Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. She earned her nursing degree from College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2005, and a master’s degree in nursing administration from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln in 2013. In 2017, she received a post-master’s certificate as an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Before becoming a nurse practitioner, her work included critical care nursing; she also was assistant nurse manager in the neuro/trauma intensive care unit. She is the current vice chair of the Nebraska State Trauma Advisory Board and serves on the Nebraska Region 2 Trauma Advisory Board as the advanced practice provider representative.