Barbara Caton


Role: Faculty
Campus: West Plains

Postal mail

Missouri State University
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775



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


Fall 2016

  • NUR 100 Fundamentals of Nursing
  • ALH 116 Medical Terminology
  • IDS 110 Student Success

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
  • Developmental Education Committee
  • Faculty Development Committee
  • Academic Concerns Committee


  • Nursing Skills Online, Subject Matter Expert, Elsevier Publishing


Other interests

Community Service

  • James Project, Inc. (non-profit organization which provides financial support for orphanages in Guatemala, Africa, and Nepal)
  • Howell Organization for Wellness, Infant-Child committee Birthright in West Plains

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)