Dianne G. Reid MS, BSN RN, NE-BC
Watson Lotus Awards Development Manager
Dianne Reid earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master Degree in Health Management. She has been an ANCC Certified Nurse Executive since September 2014. Dianne’s nursing career of 40 years has included work in Staff Development and Education, Home Care and Hospice and School Health. She has assumed leadership roles in each of these areas.
Currently Dianne has assumed the role of Watson Lotus Award Development Manager. In this role she will be working with the Watson Caring Science Institute to establish an award program for Healthcare Organizations that embrace the Watson Caring Science Theory.
At Winchester Hospital in Massachusetts Dianne learned of Jean Watson’s Caring Science and Human Caring Theory. She worked closely with the Director of Magnet Services on the third Magnet Recertification Journey. Winchester has been using Caring Science since the first Magnet Journey.
Since April 2013 Dianne has been an active participant with the Massachusetts Regional Caring Science Consortium attending monthly meetings initially which have evolved to annual consortium meetings.
Dianne is a current member and also served as a Past President for the North Eastern Organization of Nurse Educators. She is a current member of the NH School Nurse Association. She has been a member of the Association of Nursing Professional Development and MA School Nurse Association. Dianne has presented regionally and nationally for nursing conventions on The Teach Back Method: A Four Step Tool to Help Reduce Hospital Readmission.
Dianne’s interest are hiking, golfing and skiing in the White Mountains of NH with her husband, family and friends. She practices Qigong and Tao Yin regularly. Dianne enjoys reading and crossword puzzles.