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Catherine Horvath, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
Director, DNP Nurse Anesthesia Track
Catherine Horvath
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anesthesia
  • Self Care
  • Simulation


Catherine Horvath is a certified registered nurse anesthetist, having practiced in a variety of settings with differing surgical specialties and distinct care-delivery models for nearly 30 years. Before joining the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. Horvath served as an assistant professor for Georgetown University's Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Program. There, she designed, coordinated, and implemented a wide variety of nurse anesthesia courses for over 400 SRNA matriculants. Serving as the simulation/cadaver lab director for the program, she led innovative approaches to incorporate novel educational uses of simulation into the training curricula. Dr. Horvath has written on medication security related to patient and provider safety and has an interest in wellness and chemical dependency in the health care professional. She continues to regularly practice as a CRNA in the clinical setting.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Horvath, C. (2019). Marijuana use in the anesthetized patient: History, pharmacology, and anesthetic considerations. AANA journal, 87(6),451.

    Horvath, C. (2017). Implementation of a new method to track propofol in an endoscopy unit. International Journal of EvidenceBased Healthcare, 4, 1-8. PMID: 28509811 DOI:10.1097/XEB.0000000000000112

    Anderson, K., DesLauriers, P., Horvath, C., Slota, M., & Farley, J. (2017). From metacognition to practice cognition: The DNP ePortfolio to promote integrated learning. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(8), 497-500.

    Goode, V., Horvath, C., Jasinski, D. (2013). Implementation of a Teaching Assistant Program in Graduate Nursing Education. Nurse Educator 38:5, 188-190.