Deanna Reising , PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, FNAP, ANEF

Deanna Reising , PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, FNAP, ANEF

Science of Nursing Care
Professor and Macy Faculty Scholar

Contact Information

Phone: 812-855-1728
Health Sciences Building C3150 2631 E. Discovery Parkway, Bloomington


PhD, Indiana University
MS, Purdue University-Calumet
BSN, Indiana University


Dr. Reising is professor of nursing at Indiana University, where she conducts research on educational and patient outcomes of interprofessional education and practice. She teaches primarily in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and teaches courses in leadership. Dr. Reising has taught master’s courses, and supervises doctoral students with a nursing education research focus. She is an ANCC Magnet appraiser, and is a clinical nurse specialist and Magnet Program Co-Director at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington, Indiana, and the Magnet program coordinator for the Indiana University Health system. Dr. Reising is legal nurse expert and has provided consultation in malpractice cases. Dr. Reising is a fellow in the National League for Nursing Academy for Nursing Education, and a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the National Academies of Practice. She was named a Macy Faculty Scholar in 2014 and her work focuses on a collaboration between the Indiana University School of Nursing and Indiana University Health in Bloomington, using interprofessional student navigation teams to impact patients at high risk for readmission in transitional care.

External Funding

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation (2017–2018). Expanding Interprofessional Faculty Scholarship through Community, Mentorship and Leadership Education. (Program Co-Developer).

Indiana Nurses Foundation (2017–2018). Understanding of Interprofessional Communication to Impact Patient Safety in the Operating Room. (Mentor).

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation (2014–2016; extended through 2018). Educational Innovation: Scalable Models of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) Affecting Patient Outcomes. (PI/Scholar).

Indiana University Health Innovation Grant (2015–2016) Expanding Transitional Home Care Visits:  Scalable Model Development (PI).  

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation (2014–2016) Educational Innovation:  Scalable Models of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPCP) Affecting Patient Outcomes. (PI/Scholar).  

Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (2014) An Interprofessional Approach to Promoting Self-Management of Diabetes. (Co-I).  

American Association of Colleges of Nursing/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014-2015) Impacting Diabetes Risk Factors in the Uninsured Population. (PI).  

Selected Publications

Reising, D. L., Carr, D. E., Gindling, S., Barnes, R., Garletts, D., & Ozdogan, Z. (2018). A comparison study of the effect of type of grading on clinical simulation performance. Nursing Education Perspectives, 29(3), 167–168. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000294

Reising, D. L., James, B., & Morse, B. (2018). Student perceptions of clinical instructor characteristics affecting clinical experiences. Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(1), 4–9 [continuing education offering]. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000241

Reising, D. L. (2018). Interview with Deanna Reising [Advice from the Experts]. Nurse Educator. (Listen to Deanna Reising interview

Reising, D. L., Carr, D. E., Gindling, S., Barnes, R., Garletts, D., & Ozdogan, Z. (2017). An analysis of interprofessional communication and teamwork skill acquisition in simulation. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 8, 80- 85.

Feather, R. A., Carr, D. E., Garletts, D. M., & Reising, D. L. (2017). Nursing and medical students teaming up: Results of an interprofessional project. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(5), 661–663. doi:10.1080/13561820.2017.1322563

Reising, D. L., Carr, D. E., Gindling, S., Barnes, R., Garletts, D., & Ozdogan, Z. (2017). Team communication influence on procedure performance. Nursing Education Perspectives, 38(5), 275–276. doi:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000168

Reising, D. L., Fickenscher, R., & Satrom, A. (2017). Comparison of differing clinical schedules for nursing students. Nurse Educator, 42(1), 8–13. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000286

Reising, D. L., & Feather, R. A. (2017). Interprofessional issues: Collaboration and collegiality. In G. Roux & J. A. Halstead (Eds.), Issues and trends in nursing: Essential knowledge for today and tomorrow (pp. 151–167). Jones & Bartlett (3rd place, American Journal of Nursing book of the year).

Dow, A. W., Reising, D., Peyre, S., Zomorodi, M., Hanyok, L. A., van Schaik, S., Karpa, K., Colson, E., Hasnain, M., Day, L., Beard, K., Willgerodt, M. A., Julion, W., Madigosky, W., & Thibault, G. (2015). Is it time for an interprofessional professional society? Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 1(3-4), 79–82. doi:

Reising, D. L., Carr, D. E., Tieman, S., Feather, R., & Ozdogan, Z. (2015). Psychometric testing of a simulation rubric for measuring interprofessional communication. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(5), 311–316. doi:

Reising, D. L., & Morin, K. H. (2015). Strategies for success: Publishing doctoral work. Journal of Nursing Education, 54(8), 419–420. doi:10.3928/01484834-20150717-10

Reising, D. L. (2015). Interprofessional communication. In M. J. Smith, R. D. Carpenter, & J. J. Fitzpatrick (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Nursing Education (pp. 266–268). Springer.

Long, R. L., Wilson, J., Adams, C., & Reising, D. L. (2014). Urban and suburban hospital system implementation of a multipoint access targeted temperature management in postcardiac arrest patients. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, 4(1), 43–50. doi:10.1089/ther.2013.0022

Reising, D. L., & Hensel, D. (2013). Clinical simulations focused on patient safety. In P. R. Jeffries (Ed.), Clinical simulations in nursing education: Advanced concepts, trends, and opportunities (pp. 22–43). Lippincott.

Nick, J. M., Delahoyde, T. M., Del Prato, D., Mitchell, C., Ortiz, J., Ottley, C., Young, P., Cannon, S. B., Lasater, K., Reising, D., & Siktberg, L. (2012). Best practices in academic mentoring: A model for excellence. Nursing Research and Practice, Article ID 937906, 9 pages. doi:10-1155/2012/937906

Reising, D. L. (2012). Making your nursing care malpractice-proof. American Nurse Today, 7(1), 24–29.

Reising, D. L., Carr, D. E., Shea, R. A., & King, J. M. (2011). Comparison of communication outcomes in traditional versus simulation strategies in nursing and medical students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(5), 323–327.