Nursing Faculty

Christine Berté

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Nursing Programs
School of Nursing Chair


EdD, Nursing Education, Western Connecticut State University
MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner Track, Fairfield University
Post Master Certificate, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Fairfield University
AAS/BA, Nursing/Human Relations, Pace University

Office: Aquinas 210F
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10 am-Noon; Thursdays 1-3 pm; and by appointment
Phone: 845-569-3141


Advanced Pharmacology
Contemporary Role for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Mental Health Seminar


Christine Berté is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has taught in both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Her main focus of practice has been the incarcerated juveniles in Connecticut and she has been part of a dedicated team that achieved accreditation in the juvenile facilities, thus assuring a high level of medical and behavioral care to all juveniles.

Teaching specialties include Maternal-Child and Psychiatric nursing in both graduate and undergraduate programs, along with courses designed to develop the role and theoretical framework of Advanced Practice nursing.

Specialization/Research Interests

Advanced Practice Education
The Nurse Practitioner in the Role of Clinical Preceptor
Adolescent Medicine
Risk Behaviors in Adolescence
The Incarcerated Juvenile

Memberships and Professional Organizations

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
American Nurses Association
Connecticut APRNs
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society: Mu Epsilon Chapter


Berté, C. (2015). Can We Teach Peace in Primary Care? Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Date of publication: 3.2015

Berté, C. (2016). Teenage Fathers: Our Hidden Patients. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Date of publication: 3.2016

Berté, C (2016) Each One, Teach One. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Date of publication: 11.2016

Christine Berte, Associate Professor of Nursing