Catherine Schmitt

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

schmittc@uwosh.edu

Education

  • - PhD, Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2013
  • - MSN, Nursing Education, Marian College, 2005
  • - BSN, Marian College, 1992
  • - Diploma, Nursing, St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, 1981

 

Certification(s)

  • - CNOR(E), Emeritus Status, 2017
  • - Registered Nurse Illinois State Nursing License, 2016
  • - Certified Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers by the American Heart Association, 1982
  • - Present Registered Nurse Licensure, Wisconsin (multi-state), 1981

 

Expertise

  • - Nurse Educator, OR/PACU

 

Publication(s)

  • - Schmitt, C., Lancaster, R., Janquart, S., Nevins, M. & Brickner, S. (in press). Huddling as an academic quality improvement initiative. Nursing Education Perspectives.
  • - Schmitt, C. & Lancaster, R. (2019). Readiness to practice in Generation Z nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(10), 604-606.
  • - Schmitt, C. & Schiffman, R. (2019). Perceived needs and coping resources of newly hired nurses. SAGE Open Medicine, 7, 1-9.
  • - Schmitt, C., Lancaster, R. & Basler, J. (2019). The great cookie experiment as a simulation-based experience. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 27, 31-34.
  • - Elertson, K. & Schmitt C. (2019). Ask them all: Self-report universal prenatal substance use screening tool in the United States. Journal of Substance Use, 24(5), 520-523.
  • - Klingbeil, C., Schiffman, R., Ziebert, C., Totka, J., Schmitt, C….Johnson, N. (2016). Transition of experienced and new nurses to a pediatric hospital. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 32(4), 198-204.
  • - Ziebert, C., Klingbeil, C. Schmitt, C., Stonek, A., Totka, J., Stelter, A. & Schiffman, R. (2016). Lessons learned: Newly hired nurses perspectives on transition into practice. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 32(5), E1-E8.
  • - Lancaster, R., Anderson, P., Jambunathan, J., Elertson, K. & Schmitt C. (2015). Simulation STEPS: Preparing to engage in systematic evaluations of simulation activities. Nursing Education Perspectives, 36(6), 406-407.

 

Presentation(s)

  • - Schmitt, C. & Lancaster, R. (2019). The great cookie experiment as a simulation-based experience. National League for Nursing Education Summit, Washington DC.
  • - Schmitt, C. & Lancaster, R. (2019). The great cookie experiment as a simulation-based experience. 70th Annual Wisconsin Student Nurse Convention, Wisconsin Dells, WI.
  • - Schmitt, C., Lancaster, R., Janquart, S., Nevins, M. & Brickner, S. (2019). Huddling as an academic quality improvement initiative. Wisconsin League of Nursing, Fall Conference. Fond du Lac, WI.
  • - Elertson, K. & Schmitt, C. (2019) Ask them all: Self-report universal prenatal substance use screening. International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Group Conference. San Antonio, Texas. (International conference)
  • - Elertson, K. & Schmitt, C. (2018) Ask them all: Self-report universal prenatal substance use screening. Eta Pi Spring 2018 Scholarship Day. Oshkosh. WI.
  • - Elertson, K. & Schmitt, C. (2018) Ask them all: Self-report universal prenatal substance use screening in the United States. American Nurse’s Association Quality & Innovation Conference. Orlando, FL. (National conference)
  • - Elertson, K. & Schmitt, C. (2016). Prenatal Substance Use Screening Tool. Eta Pi Fall Scholarship Day Oshkosh, WI.
  • - Schmitt, C. (2014) Perceived Needs and coping resources of newly hired nurses in transition. National League for Nursing, Education Summit, Phoenix, AZ. (National conference)

 

Award(s) and Honor(s)

  • - Edwin Penson Faculty Award, 2019
  • - College of Nursing Faculty Award: Service, 2019
  • - Veteran of the Game, November 2019 in honor of Veteran’s Day, 2019

 

Grant(s)

  • - External Grant: Ascension Wisconsin, Palliative Care Cancer Patient Research, 2018
  • - Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Pi Chapter, Research Grant, 2016
  • - Wisconsin Nursing LEADS the PACC (Partnerships in Action for Community Care), 2014