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Diane M. Baker

Hayes Hall Room 200


  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.  Master of Arts in Nursing Education, 1984
  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1974

Selected Publications / Presentations

  • Breymier, T., & Baker, D., (June, 2014). Turn Fantasy into Reality:  Work the Magic of Graduate Students and Their Scholarly Projects for Your Simulation Program! Poster Presentation. 13th Annual International Nursing Resource Centers Conference. Orlando, Florida
  • Williamson, M., & Baker, D. (June, 2014). Evolving Simulation Scenarios, a Standardized Patient, and In-Sim Debriefing: Creating a Clinical Simulation Learning Environment for Undergraduate Maternal-Newborn Nursing Students. Poster Presentation. Drexel University Nursing Education Institute DUNEI. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • Breymier, T. & Baker, D. (June, 2009). Utilizing Simulation within Nursing Education: The Fundamental Journey. Interactive Poster Presentation. Poster Presentation. The 8th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference. St. Louis, MO.
  • Breymier, T., & Baker, D., (November, 2008).  Utilizing Simulation within Nursing Education: The Fundamental Journey 28th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching: Millennial Learning: Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
  • Baker, D., & Breymier, T. (2008, November). Utilizing simulation within nursing education:  The fundamental journey.  Poster Presentation at the 28th International Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Baker, D., Breymier, T., Dempsey, K., & Stanforth, D., (2008, November) Lost in space: Take off to landing. Nursing Clinical Education Redesign: Simulations, Innovations, and Partnerships Conference at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Baker, D., (2008, August) New initiatives in nursing for IUE School of Nursing  presentation at the Indiana University School of Nursing Culbertson Retreat. The University Place Conference Center and Hotel. Indianapolis, IN
  • Baker, D. & Stanforth, D., (2007, March). SimMan Demonstration, Presentation at the Making IT Happen, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 2000-2001; Staff nurse-Orthopedic Unit
  • Marian College, Indianapolis, IN 1996-2000; Assistant Professor of Nursing

Selected Academic Awards/Recognition

  • Indiana University School of Nursing Outstanding Teacher Award - 1983    

Professional Organizations

  • Indiana League for Nursing, 2007-present
  • American Nurses Association, 1974-present
  • Indiana State Nurses Association District 19/5, 1974-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Omega-at-Large Chapter, 1999-present


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