Donna S. Gloe, RN, EdD
Oxford Who’s Who has inducted, Donna S. Gloe, RN, EdD into the highest Professional Distinction, “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition,” due to her outstanding contributions, achievements and expertise. Donna S. Gloe, a seasoned professional garnering over 33 years of experience as a Registered Nurse with extensive expertise in all facets of nursing, especially education, simulation, medical/surgical, dialysis, informatics, and critical care. Donna is one of the few special honorees inducted into the highest professional distinction based on her accomplishments, years of service, credentials, the instinctive ability to keep exceeding exceptional goals and objectives and just continuously propels towards success. Donna exemplifies high standards of professional performance with expert capabilities as well as proven and documented results. Oxford Who’s Who proudly endorses Donna S. Gloe, RN, EdD and all her future endeavors for she is truly an Iconic Force.
Donna S. Gloe graduated with her initial Nursing Degree from St. John’s College in 1983, becoming a registered nurse. An advocate for continuing education, Donna went on to gain her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 1990 from Southwest Baptist University, followed by her Master of Science Degree in Nursing Education in 1999 from Missouri State University. Furthermore, Donna obtained her Doctorate of Health Care Education from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. For her wealth of experience and knowledge, Donna has been published extensively. She keeps up to date with the latest advances and developments in nursing by maintaining a professional membership with American Medical Association, the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Donna makes a difference in the lives of her students by teaching them to think critically, and attributes her success to her desire to be the best that she can be. In her free time, Donna enjoys quilting, listening to music, and participating in volunteer medical missions. Donna’s extensive background includes: Clinical Instructor, Mercy School of Nursing of Southwest Baptist University, 2014-present Assistant Professor, Director of Simulation Center, Missouri State University, 2009-2014 Dialysis Registered Nurse, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 2007-2009 Clinical Documentation Analyst, Genesis Project, Mercy Health Systems, 2005-2007 Adjunct Faculty, Masters’ in Health Care Administration, 1999-2003 Systems Change Manager, Information systems, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 1999-2005 Knowledge Information Module (KIM) Manager, Quality Resources, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 1996- 1999 Education Director, Dermatology Nurses Association, 1997-2001 Adjunct Faculty, Graduate College, Southwest Baptist University, 1996-1997 Education Coordinator, Department of Continuing Education, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 1991-1996 Adjunct Faculty, Southwest Baptist University, 1992-1994 Registered Nurse, (PRN) SICU-CVICU, PTCA Units, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 1991-1994 Staff and Charge RN, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Mercy Hospital-Springfield, 1983-1991 Donna has also written several articles: • Gloe, D., Kenneally, M., & Felicilda-Reynaldo, R.F. (2016). Medication therapy adjustments in patients with chronic renal failure. MEDSURG Nursing, 25(5), 325-328. • Labrague, L., McEnroe-Petitte, D., & Gloe, D. A literature review on stress and coping strategies in nursing students. Journal of Mental Health, accepted for publication September 16, 2016. • Fey, M.K. Gloe, D.S., & Mariani, B. (2015). Assessing the quality of simulation-based research articles: A rating rubric. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11 (12), 496-504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2015.10.005. • Gloe, D.S. and Tivener, K. (2015) The effect of high-fidelity cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) simulation on athletic training student knowledge, confidence, emotions, and experiences. Athletic Training Education, 10(2), 103-112.