Catherine Batscha, DNP, RN

Catherine Batscha, DNP, RN

Catherine Batscha, DNP, RN

Catherine Batscha, DNP, RN

Associate Professor
clbats01@louisville.edu
502.852.8782

 

 

Education

  • DNP, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 2010
  • MSN, Specialization in Clinical Adult Psychiatric Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1981
  • BSN, Summa Cum Laude, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1977
  • ADN, Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH, 1974

Professional Memberships

  • 1998-present: American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • 1978-present: Sigma Theta Tau

Recent Publications:

Dopke, C. & Batscha, C. (in press). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Individuals with Schizophrenia: A Recovery Approach. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Zipple, A, Batscha C., Flaherty, P. Reynolds, J. (2012). Don’t get bugged: Practical strategies for managing bedbugs in psychiatric rehabilitation programs.  Journal of Psychosocial and Mental Health Nursing, 50(7), 22-26.

Batscha, C., McDevitt, J., Weiden, P., Dancy, B.  The effect of an inpatient transition intervention on attendance at the first appointment post-discharge from a psychiatric hospitalization.  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 2011.

Batscha, C., Schneiderhan, M., Kataria, Y., Rosen, C. & Marvin, R.  Treatment Settings and Metabolic Monitoring for People Experiencing a First Episode of Psychosis.  Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 48(9), 44-49, 2010

Schneiderhan, M., Batscha, C., & Rosen, C.  Assessment of a point-of-care metabolic risk screening program in outpatients receiving antipsychotic agents.  Pharmacotherapy, 29(8), 975-987, 2009

Recent Presentations:

Batscha, C., McDevitt, J., Weiden, P., Dancy, B.  Development and components of an intervention for linking psychiatric inpatients to an outpatient appointment.  Poster presentation for Research! Louisville, October 2011

Liwski, K., Sumner, E., Batscha, C., Solari, H., & Weiden, P.J.  New Pharmacological Therapies for Schizophrenia: Update on the UIC Schizophrenia Clinical Trials Program.  UIC Second Annual Poster Research Extravaganza, Chicago, IL, 2011.

Zipple, A.M., Batscha, C., & Zipple, H.  It starts with a relationship.  USPRA Conference, Boston, MA., 2011

Zipple, A.M., Batscha, C. Strategies for Engagement, Seven Counties Services, Louisville, KY, 2011

Batscha, C. Leading Healthier Lives, McHenry County Mental Health Board, 2010

Batscha, C. Physical illness in people with schizophrenia. McHenry County Mental Health Board, 2009

Batscha, C. Why is schizophrenia a life-shortening disease and what can we do about it?  5th Annual Forum on Mental Health, Mandan, North Dakota, 2009

Schneiderhan, M., Batscha, C., Rosen, C., Marvin, R., Beedle, D., DeLeon, O., et al.  Results of point-of-care glucose testing and basic metabolic screening in outpatients on antipsychotic agents.  Poster Presentation at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Conference, Jacksonville, FL., 2009

Schneiderhan, M., & Batscha, C. Metabolic risk screening, Annual Conference NAMI, Illinois, Lisle Illinois, 2008

Batscha, C., Schneiderhan, ME, Rosen, C., Marvin, R., Weiden, P.J., Deleon, O., Beedle, D., et al: Developing and Implementing a Psychiatric Clinic-Based Metabolic Screening: Part I. Scientific and Clinical Reports, American Psychiatric Association 161st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2008

Schneiderhan, M., Batscha, C., Rosen, C., Weiden, P., Marvin, R., Beedle, D., et al.  Results of metabolic-risk screening among patients with serious mental illness and concurrent antipsychotic therapy.  Poster Presentation at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, 2008

Schneiderhan, M., Batscha, C., Rose, C., Marvin, R. Deleon, O., Beedle, D., et al.  Pre-screening of metabolic abnormalities and hypertension among patients with serious mental illness and concurrent antispsychotic therapy.  Poster Presentation at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, 2007

Pathways to Learning, Sponsored by Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Collaborative Associate of Science in Nursing Program, Medford, MA, 2007