Dr. Christine Pintz

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Title:
Associate Professor
Office:
Foggy Bottom Campus
Address:
1919 Pennsylvania Ave.
Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006
Email:
cpintz@gwu.edu

Dr. Christine Pintz is an Associate Professor at The George Washington University School of Nursing. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on the use of educational technology in graduate nursing education, retaining graduate nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds, interprofessional education, and development and testing of nursing quality measures with consumers and patients.

She is currently the PI on a HRSA grant that promotes a patient-centered, interprofessional approach to the care of patients with multiple chronic illnesses. She is a fellow of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners and the National Academies of Practice.

In addition to her faculty activities, she is a board-certified family and women’s health nurse practitioner and volunteers with the Arlington Free Clinic in Arlington, Virginia.

Current Research

  • Self-management for chronic conditions
  • Interprofessional education and collaboration
  • Educational assessment
  • Educational technology 

Education

University of Maryland, PhD (2006)

Catholic University, Post-Master's Certificate, FNP (1995) 

University of Pennsylvania, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, MSN (1988)

Ursuline College, BSN (1985)

Publications

Dickman, K, Pintz, C, Gold, K. and Kivlahan, C. (2011). Behavior changes in patients with diabetes and hypertension after experiencing shared medical appointments. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 23, 1-9.

Evangelista, J.K, Connor, J.A., Pintz, C., Saia, T., O’Connell, C., Fulton, D.F. and Hickey, P. (2012). Paediatric nurse practitioner managed cardiology clinics: patient satisfaction and appointment access. Journal of Advanced Nursing, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05901.x

Chapa, D., Mayberry, L., Hartung, M.B. & Pintz, C.(2013). Using Pre-appraised Evidence Sources to Guide Practice Decisions. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2012.00787.x.

Ekmekci, O., Plack, M., Pintz, C., Bocchino, J., LeLacheur, S., & Halvaksz, J. (2013). Integrating Mentored Coaching and Simulation to Promote Interprofessional Education of Health Care Students, Journal of Allied Health Education, 42, 17-24.

Pintz, C & Posey, L (2013). Preparing Students for Graduate Study: An eLearning Approach. Nurse Education Today. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2012.11.020.

Sheingold, B.H., Warson, E., Lunsford, B., & Pintz, C. (2014). Using art therapy techniques for team building in distance education doctor of nursing practice student cohorts, Journal of Interprofessional Healthcare. 1 (1) Article 4. Available at: http://www.jihonline.org/jih/vol1/iss1/4

Posey, L. & Pintz, C (2014) Easing students’ transition to online graduate education. Distance Learning, 11, 63-66.

Johnson, J.E.  and Pintz, C. (2013). Protecting the Public: Ensuring Nursing Education Quality. White Paper prepared for the National Academy of Education: Evaluation of Teacher Education Programs: Toward a Framework for Innovation. Found at http://naeducation.org/xpedio/groups/naedsite/documents/webpage/naed_086...

Pintz, C. (2015). Learning from Other Fields: Program Accountability in Nursing Education. White Paper prepared for TeachingWorks at University of Michigan School of Education. Found at: http://www.teachingworks.org/images/files/TeachingWorks_Pintz.pdf 

Falk, N, Garrison, K., Bocchino, J, Brown, M.M.  & Pintz, C. (2015). Strategic planning and doctor of nursing practice education: Developing today’s and tomorrow’s leaders. Nursing Economic$

Milman, N, Posey, L and Pintz, C (2015). Online master’s students’ perceptions of institutional supports and resources: Initial survey results. Online Learning: Official Journal of the Online Learning Consortium.

Posey, L and Pintz, C (2016). Transitioning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program to Blended Learning: Successes, Challenges & Outcomes. Nurse Education in Practice.

Distinctions

Inducted as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow — National Academies of Practice in the Nursing Academy (2012)

Educational Technology Award — Sigma Theta Tau International (2013)

Inducted as a Fellow — American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2014)