Dianne McAdams-Jones

Faculty Member

Dr. Dianne McAdams-Jones


Dianne was born in South Carolina, a sharecropper's daughter, first generation Baccalaureate in Nursing Science from Tuskegee University, 1973, Tuskegee, Alabama. After completing a graduate program in Education Management, Tuskegee University, she served in the US Army Nurse Corps for 8 years entering as a Captain and exiting as a Major, United States Army Nurse Corps. There was a 7 year child bearing hiatus and as the last child entered school, she reentered the work force and completed a graduate degree in Nursing Science with a Nurse Educator Certificate, an Ed.D in Health Professions, 2010, College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska and followed with completion of a Nursing Education Post Doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University, 2018. She is credentialed by the Society of Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) and as a Simulation Course Instructor.


Post Doctorate Certificate in Nursing Education, Columbia University Teachers College, 2018

Major: Nursing Education*Simulation Education*Program Planning

Doctor of Nursing Education and Health Professions, College of Saint Mary, 2010

Major: Health Care Professions

MS, Westminster College, 2008

Major: Nursing Science

MA, Tuskegee University, 1977

Major: Education

BS, Tuskegee University, 1973

Major: Nursing


NURS 4540

Research and Theory in Nursing Practice WE, Fall 2022

NURS 4340

Genomics in Nursing and Health, Spring 2022


Independent Study in Nursing, Spring 2022


Independent Study in Nursing, Spring 2022

NURS 4550

Quality and Safety in Nursing WE, Spring 2022

NURS 4540

Research and Theory in Nursing Practice WE, Spring 2022


McAdams-Jones, Dianne (Presenter & Author), Hernandez, Leandra (Presenter & Author), Warburton, Trevor (Presenter & Author), Utah Teaching and Learning Group Fall Conference, "Pedagogy of Anti-Racism Education", Utah Teaching and Learning Group, Virtual. ()
McAdams-Jones, Dianne (Presenter & Author), King, John (Chair), Woodfield, Brian (Discussant), Brown, Mike (Presenter Only), International Chiefs of Police Convention, "How to successfully develop and run a Citizens Advisory Board", International Chiefs of Police Association, San Diego, California. (October 18, 2019)
Brunger, Candice , Russell, Jamie , McAdams-Jones, Dianne , Measom, Gary , Nurse Educators Conference, Vail, CO, "Using simulation to teach first semester physical assessment". (July, 2018)
McAdams-Jones, Dianne , Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, "Norepinephrine, Adrenaline, and Cortisol_ Pilots, Nurses, and Unstoppable Rush. Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress, Virginia Henderson Repository", Sigma Theta Tau, Melbourne, Australia. (July, 2018)
McAdams-Jones, Dianne , Chappell, Lisa , Baugh, Ashley , 44th Biennial Leadership Convention , "When Violence has Occurred", Sigma Theta Tau, Indianapolis, Indiana. (October 24, 2017)
McAdams-Jones, Dianne , Sigma Theta Tau Research Congress, "Delivery of Care in Controversial Times_ When the Police Are Involved and Communication is Strained", Sigma Theta Tau, Dublin Ireland. (July, 2017)

Scholarly/Creative Works

McAdams-Jones, Dianne , "Jump into action against aspiration pneumonia" .
McAdams-Jones, Dianne , "Patient Safety/Quality" .
Wyllie, Doug McAdams, (2016) "How to Successfully Create and Run a Citizen's Advisory Board **I was quoted in this article from a panel at which I presented" (Issue: IACP 2016). United States: Policeone.com Be advised. https://www.policeone.com/iacp-2016/articles/232139006/
McAdams-Jones, Dianne , Perkins, Rebekah , Kanizsai, Gabriella , Bowser, Lori , Kolb, Jerri , (2015) "Innovation in Simulation Meets Teaching and Learning" (Issue: 3, vol. 1). Singnapore: Global Science and Technology Forum. www.dropbox.com/s/mrunw40kum79thi/WNC_2015_Proceedings_V1_Paper_23.pdf?dl=0
Rizollo, Mary Anne, (2015) "International Simulation Research ** I was a major reviewer/scenario evaluator for the Methodology Section p. 303 of the article" (Issue: 5, vol. 36). Washington DC: http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=110231610&S=R&D=aph&EbscoContent=dGJyMNXb4kSeprM4yOvsOLCmr1Gep7ZSsqm4TK%2BWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMPGvrkmuqq5QuePfgeyx43zx
Perkins, Rebekah , Kanizsai, Gabriella , Kolb, Jerri , Bowser, Lori , McAdams-Jones, Dianne , (2015) "Innovation in Simulation Meets Teaching and Learning_ How Students Perceive Learning When Taught by Other Students in Technology Scholars (SIT Scholars)" . Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF). http://dx.doi.org/10.5176/2315-4330_wnc15.163


Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau International - March 22, 2009

Sigma Theta Tau is an Honor Society whose inductees are scholarly and excel academically