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Department of Health Sciences

Dr. Nancy R. DiedeDr. 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 (Minor in Administration)
    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.