Lynne M. Hutchinson, DNP, FNP-BC


Lynne M. Hutchinson, DNP, FNP-BC

Chair of Nursing Program
Assistant Professor, Nursing

SciTech Room 206
One University Boulevard
Bluffton, SC 29909
Office: 843-208-8306
Lynne M. Hutchinson, DNP, FNP-BC

I am an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Nursing and Health Professions. I have taught in nursing programs for over 20 years in clinical, adjunct, and full-time roles. In addition, I am a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner volunteering my time at Volunteers in Medicine on Hilton Head Island. Professional recognitions include being a Cockcroft Leadership Fellow from the University of South Carolina and being recognized as Professor of the year in 2020 at USCB. I am active in the SC Nurses Association and SC Faith Community Nurses Association, holding elected and appointed positions in both organizations. I teach a variety of courses at USCB including Health Assessment, Pharmacology, and Spirituality related to health. I have presented at both the state and national levels and have numerous scholarly publications.

  • Education
  • Teaching
  • Research

DNP. Wilkes University 2016

MS in Nursing. Webster University 1985

RN Diploma. St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing 1983

  • NURS B105 Concepts, Communication, & Calculations
  • NURS B202C Clinical Care & Introduction to Nursing Techniques
  • NURS B305 Spirituality
  • NURS B312 Assessment & Physical Exam
  • NURS B320 Pharmacologic Interventions (previously Clinical Pharmacology)
  • NURS B358 Care of Children
  • NURS B399 Independent Study in Nursing
  • NURS B418 Community Health Nursing
  • NURS B425 Adult Health Nursing II
  • NURS B499 Selected Topics in Nursing
  • PUBH B310 Introduction to Health Promotion
  • PUBH B315 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
  • PUBH B320 Chronic Disease and Risk Reduction
  • PUBH B340 Introduction to Environmental Health
  • Resiliency in Nursing
  • Spirituality in Nursing
  • Asthma Action Plans