Dianne McAdams-Jones

Adjunct Faculty in the Role of Section Instructor
  • School of Nursing


  • Baccalaureate Nursing Science: Tuskegee University 1973
  • Master of Education: Tuskegee University 1978
  • Master of Nursing Science: Westminster College 2008
  • Doctorate Health Care Professions/Nursing: College of Saint Mary 2010
  • Post Doctorate: Columbia University 2018


  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
  • Instructor Simulation in Healthcare

About Me

Dianne is a Registered Nurse, who completed a Doctorate in Nursing Health Professions from College of Saint Mary, Omaha, Nebraska; a Post Doctorate in Nursing Education Curriculum, Program Planning, Evaluation and Simulation from Teachers College at Columbia University; is a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and she received the Simulation Instructor Certificate from the Center for Medical Simulation at Harvard. Dianne is an Associate Professor at Utah Valley University where interprofessional collaboration is her focus in simulation and she frequently presents and publishes on topics generic to nursing education and student learning.

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What I Teach

  • Advanced Health Policy and Systems
  • Research and Theory
  • Genomics
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Interprofessional Simulation in Healthcare

Community Engagement

  • Simulation in Healthcare
  • Social Justice in Healthcare
  • Unequal Treatment in Healthcare

Research/Special Projects

  • Simulation in Healthcare
  • Social Justice in Law Enforcement