Diana Smith MS, RN


Nursing Diploma, Memorial Hospital South Bend School of Nursing, 1974
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Indiana University, 1989
Masters of Science in Leadership and Nursing Education, Ball State University, 2005

Professional Affiliations

International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Indiana State Nurses Association
National League of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha and Omega Chapters

Professional Activities

Research Projects

End-of-Life Simulation-A Multi-Site Study
Pain Management Simulation-A Multi-Site Study
Improving Observation Skills of Beginning BSN Clinical Nursing Students

Published Abstracts

Gomez, D. & Smith, D.(2009). Improving Observation Skills of Beginning BSN Clinical Nursing Student.  Abstracted in Conference Proceedings.

Porter, M., Smith, D., & Hayes, A. (2009). Pain Simulation for Fundamentals Students: A Multi-Site Study. Abstracted in Conference Proceedings.

Published Works

Fluharty, L., Hayes, A., Milgrom, L., Malarney, K., Smith, D., Reklay, M., Jeffries, P. & McNelis, A. (2012).  A Multisite Multi-Academic Track Evaluation of End-of-life Simulation for Nursing Education. Clinical Simulation in Nursing.


Fundamentals of Nursing and Dosage Calculations
Caring, Healing, and Self-Discovery through the Arts in Nursing:  Study Abroad Program Harlaxton College England
Health Assessment and Communication

Diana Smith

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
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Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
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Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
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