Barbara Caton

Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: West Plains



  • MSN, Missouri State University (1999)
  • BSN, Univ Of Missouri-Columbia (1986)


  • ALH 116 Medical Terminology
  • NUR 100 Fundamentals of Nursing
  • NUR 212 Nursing Systems Across the Lifespan

Professional experience

  • Certified Nurse Educator

Campus Service

  • Nursing Faculty Organization
  • Nursing Admissions/Progression/Retention/Graduation Committee
  • Nursing Advisory Committee
  • Nursing Scholarship Committee
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee
  • Academic Concerns Committee


  • Nursing Skills Online, Subject Matter Expert, Elsevier Publishing


Other interests

Community Service
Community-Wide Baby Shower

Favorite Quote
"My eyes look up to the hills, where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, creator of heaven and earth."
— Psalm 121:1-2

Awards and honors

  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
  • West Plains Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year 2022