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

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

Science of Nursing Care

Contact Information

Phone: 812-855-1728
Sycamore Hall 405, Bloomington


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


Dr. Reising is currently an associate 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 interprofessional education. Dr. Reising is a full member of the University Graduate School, has taught master's courses, and supervises doctoral students with a nursing education research focus. Dr. Reising is an expert in medical-surgical and critical care, and has provided consultation in those areas as well as legal consultation in malpractice cases. She is an ANCC Magnet appraiser and has a part-time appointment as a clinical nurse specialist at Indiana University Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington, Indiana, and the Magnet program coordinator for Indiana University Health system. Dr. Reising is a fellow in the Academy for Nursing Education through the National League for Nursing.  She was named a Macy Faculty Scholar in 2014 and her work focuses on a collaboration between 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

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. (accepted).  Team communication influence on procedure performance.  Nursing Education Perspectives.

Reising, D. L. & Feather, R. A. (in press).  Interprofessional issues:  Collaboration and collegiality.  In Roux, G., Halstead, J. A. (Eds).  Issues and trends in nursing:  Essential knowledge for today and tomorrow.  Sudberry, MA:  Jones & Bartlett.

Reising, D. L., Fickenscher, R., & Satrom, A. (2016).  Comparison of differing clinical schedules for nursing students.  Nurse Educator, 42(1).  doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000286

Dow, A. W., Reising, D., Peyre, S., Zomorodi, M., Hanyok, L. A., van Schaik, S., Karpa, K., . . . Thibault, G. (in press, published online September, 12, 2015).  Is it time for an interprofessional professional society?  Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.  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), 311-6.  doi:

Reising, D. L., & Morin, K. H. (2015).  Strategies for success:  Publishing doctoral work.  Journal of Nursing Education, 54(8), 419-20.  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).  New York, NY:  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). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott.