Mueller, Katherine Yvonne
Associate Professor
MT 203u

Katherine Y Mueller, MS, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing


Clinical Specialties

Adult Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Intermediate Care and Critical Care

Teaching Specialties

Nursing Fundamentals, Health Promotion and Teaching, Critical Care

Research Specialties

Nursing student performance in clinical setting, medication administration, medication errors, high-fidelity simulation use in nursing programs


University of Utah, Nursing PhD Program                                                          2009 to present
George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Graduate Fellow                                           2009 to 2012
Projected graduation: Spring 2017
University of Utah, Master of Science Degree in Teaching Nursing                                    2009
Westminster College, Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing                                            2004

UVU Academic Appointments and Courses

Associate Professor of Nursing                                                                           2015 to present
Assistant Professor of Nursing                                                                                2009 to 2015
NURS 1400: Intro to Nursing
*NURS 2320/2325: Nursing Interventions Class and Lab
*NURS 3300: Health Promotion and Teaching in Nursing
NURS 4325: Nursing in the Community Clinical
NURS 6400: Roles and Collaboration in Nursing (Master's level course)
*NURS 490R: Critical Care Nursing
*NURS 495R: Independent Study in Nursing

* Courses currently being taught

Research and Scholarly Work

Dissertation Proposal (In-Process)                                                                 4/2013 to present
“Procedural Violations, Near Misses and Medication Errors Made By Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting”        
UVU Third Annual Nursing Research Conference                                                        3/6/2013
Faculty Presenter, “Correlation Between Simulated and Clinical Performance in Students During Medication Administration”
Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference                                                     4/16/2011
Poster Presenter (first author) “Promoting Verbal Processing in Naturalistic Decision Making Research”
Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference                                                     4/15/2010
Poster Presenter “The Effectiveness of High-Fidelity Simulation on Undergraduate Nursing Students”

Professional Honors

Member of Golden Key International Honour Society                                                          2008
Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing                          2004/2012 
Iota Iota-at-large Chapter/Gamma Rho Chapter dual membership