Diane Mua-Xiong, M.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N.Diane earned her BSN from Samuel Merritt College and Saint Mary’s College Intercollegiate Nursing Program in 2002, and her MSN from CSU Sacramento in 2019. She began her nursing career as a new graduate on East 4 Orthopedic Unit in 2002. She continued to work in a variety of settings including the Surgical Trauma ICU, Post Discharge Call Program/CipherHealth, and most recently the Radiology Department.

Diane has been active in education development during her time here at UC Davis Health. Her many roles have gained her experience as a relief charge nurse, education of students and staff through precepting and orientation of student nurses, new graduates, and new hires. Her desire to teach and train nursing staff led her to her promotion to Clinical Resource Nurse/CN III. While in the SICU, she served as Magnet Champion, participated as a UBPC member, served as the SICU UBPC chair for two years, earned her Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), and was a graduate of the second cohort of the Rising Nurse Leader Program.

As the chair of SICU UBPC, she led a two-year quality improvement project to decrease ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rate and increase VAP bundle compliance. She assisted in projects in preparation for Stroke Center Certification in the Radiology Department. During her graduate preceptorship in CPPN, she was involved in the education of Nurse Residents, collaborated with the Preceptor and Residency Subcommittee of the Professional Development Council and assisted in preceptor research through utilization of Qualtrics.

Diane is involved in educating the Hmong community and has been a summer camp nurse for the last ten years. She is passionate about nursing and education. She is excited to be a part of the CPPN team.

e-mail: dlmuaxiong@ucdavis.edu