Diane C. McLaughlin, DNP, AGACNP-BC, CCRN

Clinical Associate Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Teaching Information

Teaching Interests

  • the incorporation of simulation into advanced practice training
  • competency assessment and fellowship training for advanced practice providers prior to entering the workforce

Research Information

Research Interests

  • sleep in the brain-injured patient
  • neuromonitoring
  • advanced practice provider training and competency assessment

Awards and Honors

3rd Place Case Report Snapshot Award
Society of Critical Care Medicine
APP Section Leadership, 2018 - 2022
Appointment to Neurocritical Care Society
Outstanding Educator in Critical Care
Mayo Clinic


McLaughlin, D. Fast Facts about Neurocritical Care for APP’s. Springer Publishing; 2018

McLaughlin D., Chaichana, K and Freeman, W. (2018) Angel Wing Pneumocephalus Sign following Transsphenoidal Surgery. NeuroHospitalist. doi: 10.1177/1941874418786831

McLaughlin, D., Margretta, M. and Freeman, W. (2018). A Retrospective Review of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Mortality Following Implementation of Nocturnist Advanced Practice Provider Coverage in Neurocritical Care. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 50(2), 102-4.

McLaughlin, D., Hartjes, T. and Freeman, W. (2018). Sleep deprivation in neuroscience ICU patients from serial neurological checks: How much is too much? Journal of Neuroscience Nursing doi: 10.1097/JNN.0000000000000378


Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Florida
Master of Science in Nursing
University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
St. Petersburg College
Advanced Technical Certificate
Sepsis Education and Awareness
St. Petersburg College
Associate Degree in Nursing
Owens Community College