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 6300

Advanced Nursing in Health Systems and Policy, Spring 2023

NURS 4540

Research and Theory in Nursing Practice WE, Spring 2023


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