Kitty Garrett

Assistant Professor

Kitty Garrett

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

  • (706) 721-8786
  • EC 5356

Education

  • MSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Medical College of Georgia, 2001

  • BSN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Medical College of Georgia, 1981

  • ADN, Nursing - Registered Nurse Tra Augusta State University, 1978

Certifications

  • Immunizations 2010

  • Learning Experience Agreement GBON, GHA requirement, 2009

  • Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CCNS) American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2015

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association, 2017

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association, 2017

  • CCRN AACN, 1983

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 1983

  • PPD 2016

  • RNL GA Bd of Nursing RN, 2009

Awards & Honors

  • Augusta University Favorite Faculty Award Augusta University, 2017

  • Spirit of Nursing Award GNA – CSRA Chapter , 2014

  • Dean’s Award of Achievement for GNA Spirit of Nursing Award 2012

  • Spirit of Nursing Award GNA – CSRA Chapter , 2012

  • Outstanding Leadership Award for Eliminating Ventilator Associated Pneumonia National Award by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Healthcare Quality and Critical Care Societies Collaborative, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 3800

    Essentials of Pathophysiology
  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract
  • NURS 6100

    Pathophysiology
  • NURS 7100

    Integr Healthcare: Popul Healt
  • NURS 7215

    Nursing Prac thru Clin Reas II
  • NURS 7390

    Patho for Adv Practice Nurses
  • NURS 4804

    Synthesis of Adv Nursing Con
  • NURS 4806

    Transition to Prof Nurs Prac

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Best Practices for Managing Pain, Sedation and Delirium in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • ABCs: A reality-based pedagogy for clinical nursing evaluation, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Heart Failure, 2010
    Other
  • Cryoablation of Liver Tumors and Associated Laboratory Changes, 2009
    Newsletter
  • Asystole and Pulseless Electrical Activity (Ventricular Standstill), 2006

Department Service

  • BSN Admissions Committee 2012 - Present

  • PTN Faculty Search Team 2013 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • BSN Undergraduate Program Committee 2011 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Workload Group 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • BSN Curriculum Committee 2012 - 2014

College Service

  • Student Advisor for 21 students - BSN Class of 2016 2014 - Present

  • PTN Faculty Search Team Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • BSN Undergraduate Program Committee 2011 - Present

  • GRU CON PTN Faculty Search Team Committee 2011 - Present

  • Faculty Senate 2008 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • GHSU/ASU Consolidation Curriculum Workgroup 2012

Professional Service

  • Journal of Interprofessional Care 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Critical Care Nurse 2010 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Student Advisor for 15 students – BSN Class of 2012 2010 - 2012

  • Workshop planning for STT induction ceremony 2012 - 2012

  • Cardiac Cath Lab Director 2010 - 2011

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Church of the Good Shepherd 2005 - Present

  • Teaches BLS, ACLS and PALS Courses in the community 2000 - Present

  • Teaches in Basic Critical Care Course each year in local chapter consortium 2000 - Present

  • Evidence Based Research Committee - University Hospital 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Augusta University Physical Therapy Department 2017 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker