Diana Hayes is a nursing instructor at Presentation College.
She began as an adjunct clinical nursing instructor in 2001
and has been full-time since 2004 in the nursing department.
She received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree
from Presentation College in 1998 and then obtained her
Master's of Arts in Nursing degree from Augustana College in
2004. The courses she currently teaches is Introduction to
Nursing (in the fall) and Fundamentals of Nursing (in the
spring), as well as clinical labs for both courses,
Leadership, Med-Surg and Community Health.
Before joining Presentation College, Diana worked as a
registered nurse at Avera St. Luke's Hospital and also at
Avera Mother Joseph Manor. She also taught piano lessons for
20 years before pursuing her nursing degrees. Her interests
include music therapy and pain management. She is a member
of the nursing honor society and the South Dakota Nurses
Diana has a son, who lives in Aberdeen with his wife and two
children. She has two grandsons that she spends a lot of