Brenda Barnes, MSN, RN

Brenda Barnes

Director of Nursing Resource Center & Visiting Assistant Professor

139 University Hall, Hamilton Campus


  • MSN, Wright State University
  • BSN, Miami University
  • ADN, Miami University

Professional Experience

  • Manager, Center of Nursing Excellence, 2012-2013
  • Professional Development Specialist, 2000-2012
  • Adjunct Faculty, 2003-2012
  • Clinical Nurse Educator, 1993-2000
  • Clinical Nurse, 1982-1993


  • Simulation
  • Fundamentals of Professional Nursing Practice
  • Health and Physical Assessment


2013, Miami University Workforce Development Proposal: Engineering and Nursing Additive Manufacturing for Biohealth Industry Applications

2013, Presentation "Nurturing Resilience in the 1st Year of Nursing Practice" at WSU Research Conference (Dayton, Ohio)

2012, Poster Presentation: "Nurturing Resilience in the 1st Year of Nursing Practice" at 2012 ANCC National Magnet Conference (Los Angeles, CA)

2009, Research Project: Relationship of BKAT Scores and Length of Nursing Orientation-A Retrospective Analysis.

2006, Poster Presentation: "Nurse Internships Positively Affect Professional Nurse Outcomes" at Ninth National Magnet Conference (Miami, Florida)