Cathy Catlett MSN, RN

Cathy Catlett received her BSN from Eastern Kentucky University in 1984 and MSN from McKendree University in 2007. Her nursing career began at Albert B. Chandler Hospital in the intensive care unit. She worked at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, KY for more than 20 years in a variety of positions, including staff nurse, charge nurse and nurse manager in perioperative services and endoscopy. She began teaching at the University of Colorado College of Nursing as an instructor specializing in simulation along with maintaining a clinical practice at the University of Colorado Hospital in the post-anesthesia care unit. Ms. Catlett joined UK in 2011 and is currently a lecturer in the undergraduate program.

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MSN, McKendree University, 2009
BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1984
Operating Room Technician, Dekalb Community College, 1979


Cathy Catlett's CV


Catlett, C. A. Simulation learning system for LPN/LVN. (2012), Elsevier

Catlett, C. A. SimChart. (2011), Elsevier

Catlett, C. A. Simulation learning system for medical-surgical nursing. (2011), Elsevier

Catlett, C. A. Simulation learning system for nursing fundamentals. (2011), Elsevier

Catlett, C. A. (in press) Simulation learning system for medical-surgical nursing. , Elsevier


Butler, K. M., Burkhart, P. V., Catlett, C. A. 2013, May. Early integration of inter-professional education in nursing: A pilot program . 9th Annual Faculty Development Workshop: Preparing Tomorrow's Professional Nurses for Today's Changing World, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY .

Butler, K. M., Burkhart, P. V., Catlett, C. A. 2013, May. Interprofessional Education. Faculty Development Workshop, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY .

Abu-Rish, E. L., Zierler, B., Hall, L. A., Blue, A. V., Johnson, E., Ballard, J., Catlett, C. A., Jones, M., Pfeifle, A. L., Rudy, D. W. 2013, May. Faculty development in interprofessional (IP) team-based care: End of grant qualitative evaluation.. Collaborating Across Borders IV, Vancouver, Canada.

Wittenberg-Lyles, E. M., Pfeifle, A. L., Aulisio, M., Ballard, J., Jones, M., Catlett, C. A., Rudy, D. W. 2013, June. Understanding team formation in health professions students during interprofessional activities. Collaborating Across Borders IV (CAB IV), Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC) and the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC), Vancouver, Canada.

Jones, M., Carr, D., Cary, C., Catlett, C. A., Fink, J. L., Pfeifle, A. L., Pisacano, M., Rudy, D. W., Wilbur, L. 2013, July. Transforming the culture of medical error disclosure in Kentucky through interprofessional education.. Annual Conference, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy , Chicago, IL United States.