Katherine Balint, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, MSN-NA, CRRN, FCN

Katherine Balint, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, MSN-NA, CRRN, FCN

Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Clinical Learning Labs, and MSN in Advanced Public Health Nursing (APHN) Coordinator

204 Cohn
313-577­-9809 (fax)

Office hours

 By appointment. 

Katherine Balint, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, MSN-NA, CRRN, FCN

Bio Sketch


Kathy has been a faculty member at Wayne State College of Nursing since 2009, and Associate Director of Clinical Learning labs since 2012.  Kathy has taught in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and currently is the Specialty Coordinator for the Advanced Public Health Nursing Program. Kathy is passionate about simulation in nursing education and enhancing student learning through active participation that allows students and faculty to build supportive relationships. In addition to her role as faculty and Associate Director, Kathy is active as a Faith Community Nurse, and serves on the Executive Board of Nurse Practice Corporation as treasurer.


● BSN ­- Nazareth College

● MSN ­- Madonna University

● Certificate in Health Care Education -­ Madonna University

● Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse

● DNP -­ Wayne State University

Research Interests

● Public Health Policy

● Nursing Leaderships impact on use of evidence based practice at the bedside.

● Organizational culture and design: impact on autonomy of nursing practice.

● Nursing leadership and the role as change agents

● Evidence­Based Practice

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

● Physical Rehabilitation

● Mental Health

● Nursing Administration

Selected Publications

Balint, K. A. & George, N. (2015). Faith community nursing scope of practice: Extending access to healthcare. Journal of Christian Nursing, 32(1), 34-40.

Baumann, M., Killebrew, S., Zimnicki, K., & Balint, K. (2017). Do‐Not‐Resuscitate Orders in the Perioperative Environment: A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Project. AORN journal, 106(1), 20-30.

Courses Taught

NUR 2010 Health Assessment: History Taking and Physical Examination

 NUR 3010 Restorative Care of Adults and Elders with Acute Illness

 NUR 7030 Advanced Physical Assessment

 NUR 4040 Leadership and Management in Nursing Practice

 NUR 8625 Evidence Based Nursing Practice: Theorectical & methodoloical Issues

 NUR 8620 Foundations of Nursing as a Discipline

 NUR 8650 Advanced Professional Leadership

 NUR 9500 Clinical Inquiry Practicum I

 NUR 9510 DNP Project Practicum III

 NUR 9520 DNP Project

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