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Department of Health Sciences

Dr. Nancy R. Diede

Dr. Nancy R. Diede

Department Head and Associate Professor
BS/N Curriculum Coordinator

Health Sciences Building, Room 109
918-343-7885
ndiede@rsu.edu

 

Education

Ed.D., Higher Education Administration (Cognate-Adult Education)
Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK
2009

M.S., Nursing (Clinical Focus, Adult Health in Community Settings)
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
2004

B.S., Nursing (Cum Laude)
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
1977

Summary of Qualifications

  • 27+ years experience in higher education
  • 15+ years experience in higher education administration
  • 33+ years experience as a registered nurse

Licensure & Certification

  • Oklahoma - #R0052975
  • Certified Specialist in Community Health Nursing
  • ANA - #149253-19

Professional Experience

Administrative Experience

2012-Present, Associate Professor
2008-Present, Department Head, Department of Health Sciences,
2008-2011, Assistant Professor
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

2001-2005, Dean, School of Health Sciences/Director, Nursing Education and Associate Professor
2000-2001, Health Science Division Chairperson/Director, Nursing Education/Associate Professor
1994-2000, Director, Nursing Education/Associate Professor
Bacone College, Muskogee, OK 

Faculty Experience

2012-Present, Associate Professor and BS/N Curriculum Coordinator
2007-2012, Assistant Professor and Curriculum Coordinator RN-BS/N Program
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

2005-2007, Instructor, Health Science and Technologies Division
Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee, Okmulgee, OK

1994-2005, Adjunct Professor, School of Health Sciences
2005-2007, Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences
1994-2005, Associate Professor, School of Health Sciences
Bacone College, Muskogee, OK

1991-1993, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions
Langston University-UCT, Tulsa, OK

1988-1991, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing (Tenure granted 1991)
1984-1988, Instructor, College of Nursing
1990, Academic Advisor Summer Registration Program
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Clinical Experience

1996-1997, CQI Consultant
New Hope Hospice, Tulsa, OK

1993-1994, Provider Quality Assurance Specialist/Staff Development Coordinator
HealthCor, Inc. Tulsa, OK

1983-1989, School Nurse, Minnesota Migrant Summer School Program
Tri-Valley Preschool Programs, Crookston, MN

1977-1982, Public Health - Home Health - Maternal Child Nurse 
Polk County Nursing Service, Crookston, MN

Professional Memberships

  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Zeta Delta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Nurses' Association
  • Oklahoma Nurses' Association
  • National League for Nursing

College Committee Involvment (recent)

Rogers State University

  • Academic Council
  • University Assessment Committee (Chairperson)
  • Faculty Development

Oklahoma State University- Okmulgee

  • College Assessment Committee
  • Health & Environmental Technology Division Assessment Coordinator
  • Nursing Assessment Coordinator
  • Nursing NLNAC Self-Study Co-Author

Bacone College

  • College Cabinet
  • Academic Council
  • Academic Committee
  • Assessment Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • NCA- HLC Umbrella Committee Task Force Member
  • NCA- HLC Umbrella Committee Task Force Chairperson
  • NCA- HLC Executive Committee Member
  • NCA Focused Visit Task Force Member
  • NCA Self-Study Faculty Handbook Committee Chairperson
  • College Faculty Senate
  • Professional Rights & Responsibilities Committee Secretary-Treasurer;  Vice-President
  • Technology Committee Faculty Representative
  • Presidential Search Committee

Professional Council Membership (recent)

  • Oklahoma Associate Deans & Directors’ Council
  • Oklahoma Deans Baccalaureate Council
  • Oklahoma BSN Rep. to Oklahoma Practical Nurses Council
  • Tulsa Deans & Directors’ Council

Honors & Awards

  • March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Finalist – Clinical/Academic Education, 2013
  • NISOD Scholar, Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee, 2005
  • Who’s Who in American Education, 2002-present
  • Bacone College Outstanding Teaching Award Nominee, 2004, 2003
  • Jack Kirkpatrick Award for Creativity, Bacone College, 2001, 1995
  • International  Who’s Who of Professionals, 1999-present
  • UND Faculty Research Award  - Amount $500, 1991
  • Bush Foundation Award -  Amount $22,038, for support of a 2 yr. lead screening and education program included in the investigative study, "Lead  exposure in children of Migrant Farmworkers." Study conducted under the auspices of Tri-Valley Preschool Programs, Crookston, MN, 1989-1991
  • UND Marie Holly Research Award, for the investigative study, "Nursing Assessment of Stressors and Coping in MS Patients", 1990
  • UND Faculty Research Award, 1989
  • UND Outstanding Teaching Award Nominee, 1990
  • UND Outstanding Academic Advisor Award Nominee, 1990
  • Who's Who in American Nursing, 1996-1991

Scholarly Activities

Accreditation & Self-study Experience

Authored Nursing Program Self Studies for Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN), National League for Nursing Accrediting Association (NLNAC), and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

  • OBN,
    • Rogers State University Self-study 2013, 2008, and request for extended campus 2008
    • Bacone College 2005, 2000, 1995
  • NLNAC,
    • Rogers State University, Candidacy application for initial accreditation for BS/N program, co-authored study 2007. Continuing accreditation self-studies 2013-2014, 2008-2009 BS/N program; 2009-2010 ADN Program.
    • Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee (initial accreditation for ADN  program) co-authored study 2006
    • Bacone College (initial accreditation for BSN program) 2001; (continuing accreditation for ADN program) 2002;
  • EXECUTIVE/STEERING or TASK FORCE COMMITTEE MEMBER for Higher Learning Commission/ North Central Accrediting Commission
  • HLC/NCA,  Bacone College 2003-2005; 2002-2003; 1997-1999

PEER REVIEWER for National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) [formerly NLNAC] Fall 2012 - present.

Grant Writing
  • Helene Fuld Mobility Grant proposal to assist LPNs return to school and earn an associate of applied science in nursing degree. Grant awarded to Bacone College, $100,000, 2000
  • Kerr Foundation Grant proposal to assist with development of BSN program.  Grant awarded to Bacone College, $20,000, 1999
  • Helene Fuld Mobility Grant proposal for skills lab and audio-visual equipment.  Grant awarded to Bacone College, $17,000, 1997
  • Bush Foundation Grant proposal to investigate lead exposure in children of migrant farmworkers. Grant awarded to Tri-Valley Preschool Programs, $22,038, 1988
Item Writing
  • Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools Qualifying Examination, Adult Health Section – sponsored by National League for Nursing, New York, NY. July 1990
  • Diagnostic Readiness Test, Adult Health Section – sponsored by National League for Nursing, New York, NY. April 1989
  • Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools Qualifying Examination, Adult Health Section – sponsored by National League for Nursing, New York, NY. May 1988

Publications

  • Diede, N., McNish, G. & Coose, C. (2000). Performance expectations of the associate degree nurse graduate within the first six months. Journal of Nursing Education, 39(7), 302-307.
  • Diede, N. (1986). Transcultural nursing in a migrant school. Home Healthcare Nurse, 4(5), 39-43.

Research Experience

  • PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR for investigative study, "Faculty Involvement in Successful Institutional Accreditation, Perspectives Through the Lens of Etzioni's Compliance Theory”. Doctoral dissertation. Oklahoma State University. December 2009
  • PATIENT DATA COORDINATOR for investigative study, "Nursing Assessment of Stressors Affecting the MS patient".  Funded by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services National Center for Nursing Research. Dr. Joyce Laborde, project originator; Dr. Barbara Hurley-Wilson, principal investigator. University of North Dakota. July 1, 1988- June 30, 1990
  • CO-PROJECT DIRECTOR with Barbara Roth, RN, for the study, "Lead Exposure in Children of Migrant Farmworkers". Study funded by The Bush Foundation. June 1989- Oct. 1991
  • CO-PROJECT DIRECTOR with Barbara Roth, RN, for the study, "Lead Exposure in Children, A Comparison of Populations." Sept. 1989- Nov. 1990
  • DATA COLLECTION for investigative study, "Lead Exposure in Children of Migrant Farmworkers", pilot study, Grand Forks. June – July 1988
  • RESEARCH ASSISTANT for Dr. Joyce Laborde,  Involved with data collection for the funded project, "A Study of Multiple Sclerosis Exacerbations and Climate", University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Dec. 1984-Dec. 1987
  • DATA COLLECTION for investigative study, "Utilization of Preventive Health Care Services by Mexican Americans". 1986
  • DATA COLLECTION for investigative study, "Utilization of Health Care Services by Mexican Americans" an Independent Study research project, University of North Dakota. 1984

Professional Development

  • Conferences & continuing education courses attended on a regular basis. Complete list of those attended is available upon request.