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Dayna Herrera, D.N.P.

Professor of Nursing
Department Chair Learning Resource Center & IPE

Office Phone: (951) 343-4955
Office Location: Nursing Annex 243
Office Hours: Mon. 3pm -5pm,Wed. 230pm -530pm, Fri. 9am-1130am

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.N.P. Systems Leadership Rush University 2014
M.S.N.-Ed. Nursing Education University of Phoenix 2008
A.D.N. Nursing Cypress College 1991
  • Courses Taught

    NUR 535 Nursing Services with the Childrearing Family Nursing Core
    NUR 336P Nursing Services with Childrearing Families Practicum Nursing Core
    NUR 301 Communication/Informatics in Nursing
    NUR 705 Organizational Systems Leadership

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Interprofessional Education
    Clinical Simulation
    Global Healthcare Technology
    Innovations in Nursing Education

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Pediatric Educator, Kaiser Permanente Orange County
    Maternal Child-Pediatric Clinical Instructor, California State University, San Bernardino
    Maternal Child Clinical Instructor, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Herrera,D ( 9/2015 ) Called2Collaborate: An Interprofessional Faculty Development Program. Doctors in Nursing Practice , Seattle , Wa

    Herrera,D ( 4/11/2014)Called2Collaborate: An Interprofessional Faculty Development Program . Presented proposal at Rush University, Chicago, IL.

    Herrera, D ( 11/12/2013) Working Together Can Save a Life. Magic in Teaching , Irvine , CA.

    Herrera, D ( 7/15/2013) A Nurse , A Geek & A Thespian; An Novel Interdisciplinary. Team International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation & Learning Resource Centers (INASCL), Las Vegas, CA

    Herrera,D (7/2012) SBAR Communication Simulation Practice, presented to nurse faculty . Rebeckah Ann Naylor School of Nursing. Bangalore, India.

    Herrera,D (6/2011) Role-Playing as a teaching strategy for reducing the anxiety of pediatric nursing. Nurse Educators Conference, Colorado.

    Herrera,D (10/2010) Role-Playing as a teaching strategy for reducing the anxiety of pediatric nursing. Magic in Teaching Conference, Sacramento,Ca.

    Herrera, D (2/2009) Intravenous ketamine sedation for painful pediatric oncology procedures: Pediatric Practice and Standards Orange County presented to emergency room, pediatric units physicians and nursing leadership.

    Herrera, D (1/2009) Interdisciplinary Pediatric Moderate/Deep Sedation: Regional Pediatric Nursing Leadership Conference.

    Herrera, D. (11/08) Research Utilization; Central Line Flushing NICU/Pediatrics, Replacing Heparin flushing with normal saline. Presented at NICU/Pediatrics Practice and Standards Committee.

    Herrera, D (09/2/08). Pediatric End of Life Care Communication: Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Member : Vantage Point , Eastvale, Ca
    Childrens Ministry

  • Community Service & Involvement

    International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation & Learning
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society
    Society of Simulation in Healthcare
    California Simulation Alliance (SoCal Chair)


    International Service Projects (ISP)

  • Interests & Hobbies


    * Husband of 26 years.
    * Mother to Megan, Sarah & Shannon


    * Traveling
    * Reading
    * Musical Theater
    * Crafts with my girls

  • Personal Philosophy

    Search me, O God, and know my heart;
    Try me and know my anxious thoughts;
    And see if there be any hurtful way in me,
    And lead me in the everlasting way.
    Psalm 139: 23-24, NASB