Faculty

Instructor Kate Dorminy is a dual alumna of the UCF College of Nursing and holds professional certifications in Progressive Care by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and in Nurse Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to her academic role at UCF as undergraduate clinical education coordinator since 2019, Dorminy worked for over a decade in nursing in Central Florida from critical care to nursing education and leadership. Her expertise is in surgical care, shared governance, accreditation preparedness, and graduate nurse program development and implementation. Deeply committed to community service, she is active in numerous nursing organizations — notably as president of the Metropolitan Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and chair of the UCF College of Nursing Alumni Chapter Board.

Education
  • MSN, University of Central Florida
  • BSN, University of Central Florida
Selected Awards & Honors
  • Registered Student Organization Advisor of the Year, University of Central Florida, 2021
  • Circle of Excellence Leadership Development Chapter Award, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2021
  • Excellence in Leadership Award, Sigma Honor Society of Nursing, 2020
  • Noble Knight Nurse Award, Education Category, UCF College of Nursing, 2020
Selected Professional Activities
  • President, Metropolitan Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Chair, College of Nursing Alumni Chapter Board
  • Co-Advisor, UCF Orlando Chapter, Student Nurses Association
  • Sigma Honor Society of Nursing

Expertise & Research

Expertise
  • Acute Care
  • Critical Care
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Nursing Education
  • Quality / Safety
Research Areas
  • Quality, Safety & Patient Outcomes
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