“My mission life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

-Maya Angelou

Diane Mua-Xiong  MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CCRN-K

Diane Mua-Xiong is a Nurse Professional Development Specialist for a level 1 trauma center and Magnet Hospital in Northern California. She received her undergraduate degree from Samuel Merritt College and Saint Mary’s College Intercollegiate Nursing Program and her Master of Science in Nursing Degree from California State University, Sacramento. She worked in various nursing roles in her twenty years as a registered nurse in the departments of Orthopedic Trauma, Surgical/Trauma ICU, Post Discharge Call Center, and Interventional Radiology. Currently, she works in the nursing education department, onboarding new graduates and newly hired experienced nurses. She trains nurses in moderate sedation, vascular access management, educating nurse preceptors, and how to read 12 Lead ECGs.

Diane enjoys helping her community, especially the youths and young adults, to further their education and become extraordinary human beings. She volunteers as a camp nurse, works as a youth leader, and is a ropes instructor to help motivate and inspire the youths. She enjoys mentoring nurses. She is passionate about addressing the health disparities in the Hmong community and making a change to heal the Hmong community of generational trauma, domestic violence, and mental health.