Dianne G. Reid MS, BSN RN, NE-BC, Caritas Coach®

WCSI Program Enrichment Director
Caritas Coach®
 Caritas Colleague

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 and is a recent Caritas Coach®. 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.

Dianne is WCSI’s Program Enrichment Director, working with the Watson Caring Science Institute to assist with program development and enhancement. Key responsibilities include managing the Watson Caring Science Lotus Recognition™ Program, supporting Dr. Jean Watson in advancing the Watson Caring Science Affiliate Program, staying up-to-date on Affiliates’ needs and values and actively responding and supporting them, introducing additional systems to Caring Science as exemplars of best practice and providing assistance to WCSI in diverse programs and conferences as needed.

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 also a current member of the New Hampshire Nurses Association and American Nurses Association. She is a past member of the NH School Nurse Association and 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.