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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.

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

Mental Health Nursing
Contemporary Role for the Advanced Practice Nurse

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

Achievements and Awards
2019 Daisy Award for Outstanding Faculty ; School of Nursing
2019 Certified Nurse Educator credentialing earned through the National League of Nursing
2020 Most Valuable Professor (given by a senior nursing student in Softball)

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

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