Curriculum vitae

Curriculum Vitae
Cathy Deckys, MSN, RN, COHN-S
Professional Education
Boise State University School of Nursing Boise, Idaho Masters of Science in Nursing University of Washington School of Nursing Bothell, Washington Bachelors of Science in Nursing Lewis-Clark State College School of Nursing Lewiston, ID. Associate Degree in Nursing Certification and Licenses

Licensed Registered Nurse in Idaho State (# N-11840, Expiration Date: 8/2013)
Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist (Expiration Date: 12/2014) American Heart Association, Healthcare Provider CPR Instructor (Expiration: 4/2014)
Critical Incident Stress Management (Basic, Advanced, Suicide Prevention, Disaster Response)

Professional Background
Assistant Clinical Professor, Boise State University, School of Nursing Medical Provider Liaison, Immunizations, Central District Health Department Healthcare Liaison for Public Health Preparedness, Central District Health Occupational Health Specialist, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Health Occupations Instructor, Boise School District Occupational Health Nurse, Advanced Technology Laboratories Infection Control/Travel Nurse, Group Health Cooperative Occupational Health Nurse, Safeway Stores, Inc. Orthopedic Charge Nurse, Group Health Cooperative
Research Activities

NIH grant application to study Stress and Hypertension in African Refugee Populations. Qualitative CPR Simulation Study. Quantitative research, co-PI, current Developing Cultural Competency in Nursing Students through On-line International Exchange. Quantitative/Mixed methods, lead researcher, current Developing Inter-professional Courses within BSU’s College of Health Sciences. Quantitative/Mixed methods, co-PI, current

The Elderly Somali Bantu Refugee Experience of American Health Care. Qualitative research, lead
researcher, 2007-2010

Somali Bantu Refugees in Southwest Idaho: Assessment using Participatory Research. Qualitative
Effects of Feldene on Musculoskeletal Injuries. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, clinical research coordinator,
NIH Grant application 1 R24 MD007927-01, entitled Reducing Health Disparities in African
Refugees, has completed the first phase of review (8/12/12) Idaho Community Foundation grant received while in graduate school, 2010, to teach refugees lay- person CPR and develop a sustainable program for CPR training in the Somali Bantu community Presentations/Publications
Idaho Nurses Association Annual Conference presentation on “Addressing the Health Needs of the
Springer, P., Black, M., Deckys, C., & Soelberg, T. (2010). Somali Bantu refugees in Southwest Idaho: Assessment using participatory research, Advances in Nursing Science, 33(2), 170-181. Deckys, Cathy Marie, "The Elderly Somali Bantu Experience of American Health Care: The New Way" (2010). Boise State University Theses and Dissertations. Paper 155.
Certification Exam Writer: ABOHN, NCSBN
2000-2001 Developed test questions for national certification exam in Occupational Health 2012-2014 Application accepted by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing to develop

Memberships in Professional and Civic Organizations

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)

Service Positions
Agency for New Americans
Associate Professor, University of Washington, School of Community Nursing Parish Nurse Program, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Sigma Theta Tau, Vice President of Mu Gamma chapter- current Washington State Association of Occupational Health Nurses - past president and vice-president Courses Developed for Corporate Wellness Programs
Bloodborne Pathogens training program/video
Stress Management for Boise Police Department The Safe and Effective Delivery of H1N1 Vaccine
Courses Taught
American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Stress Management for Boise Police Department The Safe and Effective Delivery of H1N1 Vaccine
Clinical Labs: Boise State University, School of Nursing
Community Population Health, Spring, 2010-11; Fall/Spring 2011-12; Fall/Spring Leadership and Management, Fall/Spring, 2010-11; Fall/Spring 2011-12; Fall/Spring Clinical Preceptorship, Fall/Spring, 2010-11; Fall/Spring 2011-12; Fall/Spring 2012-13 Independent study, Fall, 2011 (five students); Spring 2012 (one student)

Guest Lectures: University of Washington, Occupational Health Nursing, Masters Program

Occupational Health Nursing Practice, Winter, 2000; Winter 2002; Winter 2004
NCLIN409 Community Health Nursing, Winter, 1999; Spring, 1999; Winter, 2000; Winter 2004

Guest Lectures: Boise State University, Bachelors of Nursing Program
Community and Public Health, Winter, 2009; Spring 2011; Spring 2012, Spring 2013
Course lead for Community/Population Health course, Fall/Spring 2012-13


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