Diane Katsma

RN, MN, Professor, Tenured, Appointed: September 1993

Education:

  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; DNP/August 2013; Practice and Education Tracks
  • Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program. 2011; 2012
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA; MN/December 1985; Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization
  • Walla Walla University, College Place, WA; BSN/June 1981

Clinical Specialization:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Community Health

Courses Taught:

  • N2800 Introduction to Nursing Practice
  • N3000 Health Assessment
  • N3040 Women’s Health
  • N3100 Professional Nursing
  • N3700 Nursing Research
  • N4400 Community Health Nursing
  • N4410 Community Health Nursing Practicum
  • N4240 ADN-BSN Seminar
  • N4210 ADN-BSN Clinical Practicum
  • N4510 Communication in Nursing
  • N4830 Pre-licensure Clinical Practicum

Research Interests:

  • Evidence-based practice and the translation of evidence to nursing practice
  • Systematic reviews
  • Implementation process
  • Program evaluation

Publications:

2000 -  Katsma, D. & Souza, C.  (2000).  Elderly pain assessment and pain management knowledge of long-term-care nurses.  Pain Management Journal, 1(3), 88-95.  Refereed.

2000 - Katsma, D. & Katsma R.  (2000).  The myth of the ninety-degree-angle Intramuscular injection.  Nurse Educator, 25(1), 34-37.  Refereed.

1997  - Katsma, D. L. & Smith, G. A.  (1997).  Analysis of needle path during intramuscular injection.  Nursing Research, 46(5), 288-292.  Refereed.

1994 - Katsma, D. L. & Foreman, P.  (1994).  Activities for the geriatric resident in adult foster/family homes.  Adult Care Providers Magazine, March/April, 14-16.  Non-refereed.

Presentations:

2012-April
Linking Practice to the Classroom: Bringing EBP to Life. Refereed poster presentation for the Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference in Portland, OR.

2011-April
Field Trips: Experiential Learning to Understand Core Functions of Public Health. Refereed poster presentation for the Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference in Las Vegas, NV.

2011-Jan.
Meeting the Practicum Requirement in a DNP Program: Evaluating a Course Translating Evidence Into Practice. Refereed poster presentation for the AACN Doctoral Education Conference in San Diego, CA.

2010-April
Action Research as a Framework for Teaching a Professional Nursing Course. Refereed poster presentation for the Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

2009-Oct. 
Invited presentation to HONS 4200 Seminar at CSUS of Nursing Errors Poster

2009-Oct.
Nursing Errors: A Concept Analysis, poster session for the California State University, Stanislaus Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities (RSCA) Week; Turlock, California

2009-April
Co-presented, Nursing Errors: A Concept Analysis, in a refereed poster session for the Western Institute of Nursing Research conference  in Salt Lake City, Utah.

2003-June 
Invited presentation, Pain Assessment and Management in Long-Term Care, for Mariner Health Care in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (co-presented)

2001-Aug/Sep
Presented Pain Assessment in the Elderly in non-refereed presentations for six long-term-care facilities in the CSUS service area.

1999-Nov.     
Co-presented Pain Management Issues in the Elderly in a non-refereed presentation for the CSUS Nursing Honor Society scholarly meeting in Modesto, CA.

1998-May     
Presented Three-Dimensional Analysis of Needle Path During Intramuscular Injection  in a refereed podium presentation at the 12th Annual Sigma Theta Tau International (Mu Nu chapter) Research Conference entitled:  Using Nursing Research to Improve Nursing Practice in Fresno, CA.

1997-June     
Presented poster of Analysis of Needle Path During Intramuscular Injection.  Informal presentation to interested nurses at Emanual Medical Center, Turlock, CA. 

1997-March   
Presented Analysis of Needle Path During Intramuscular Injection  in a refereed poster session at a nursing research conference entitled Nursing Research:  Guiding Practice into the Next Millennium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

1996-Oct.     
Presented Analysis of Needle Path During Intramuscular Injection  in a refereed poster session at a research conference entitled:  Nursing Research--Modern Problems, Nursing Solutions in Napa, CA.  

1995-April       
Presented Analysis of Needle Path During Intramuscular Injection (research in progress) in a refereed poster session at the Ninth Annual Research Symposium at California State University, Fresno.