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Diana Smith MS, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
(317) 955-6147

Diana Smith


  • 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

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

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