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Cathy Dyches

Assistant Dean CONAT

Cathy Dyches

Assistant Dean CONAT

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing



  • (706) 389-6805


  • Ph.D., Higher Education/Higher Educat University of Georgia, 1998

  • MSN, Nursing, Other Medical College of Georgia, 1991

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Medical College of Georgia, 1985


  • RNL State of GA, 1985

Awards & Honors

  • Everett Teaching Portfolio Award 2008

  • Palmetto Gold Nursing Excellence Award SC Palmetto Gold Committee, 2008

  • Ruth A Nicholson Research Award 2006

  • AACN Leadership Fellow 2002

  • Ann Austin Johnston Outstanding faculty Member Award 2001

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract

Teaching Interests

Adult health, simulation


Selected Recent Publications

  • , 2010
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Critical thinking among RN-to-BSN distance students participating in human patient simulation., 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The RN-BSN distance education experience: from educational limbo to more than an elusive degree., 2005
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Clinical decision making, simulation, education

University Service

  • CONAT Committee 2017 - Present

Professional Service

  • Beta Omicron Sigma Theta Tau 2017 - Present