Catherine Batscha, DNP, MSN, RN

Catherine Batscha, DNP, MSN, RN

Catherine Batscha, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

502-852-8782

clbats01 at louisville.edu

    Recent Presentations:

    2011: 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

    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

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

    2009: 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.

    2008: 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

    2007: 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

    Selected Peer-Reviewed 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.

    2011: 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.

    2010: 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

    2009: 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

    Educational Background

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

    Professional Memberships

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