Cathy Dyches

Assistant Dean CONAT

Cathy Dyches

Assistant Dean CONAT

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing

The Graduate School

Bio

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  • (706) 389-6805

Education

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

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

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

Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Educator NLN, 2013

  • RN State of GA, 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 4803

    Ldrshp, Mgmt, & Cont Nurs Top
  • NURS 4804

    Synthesis of Adv Nursing Con
  • NURS 4806

    Transition to Prof Nurs Prac
  • NURS 3803

    Health Promotion & Nutrition
  • NURS 3802

    Introduction to Nursing Pract

Teaching Interests

Adult health, simulation

Scholarship

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

Department Service

  • Wrote Evaluation Plan for CON and midterm accreditation report (CIPR) 2019 - 2019

    Role: Faculty Mentor

College Service

  • Outcomes 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • CON Outcomes Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Outcomes Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • CONAT Committee 2017 - Present

Professional Service

  • Beta Omicron Sigma Theta Tau 2017 - Present

  • CCNE Site Visitor 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Beta Omicron Sigma Theta Tau 2018 - 2020

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past

Public Service

  • AHA 2017 - Present

    Role: Member