Darleen Bartz

Darleen Bartz, Ph.D., M.M.G.T., F.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.P.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Darleen Bartz

Darleen Bartz is a clinical assistant professor at the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines. In addition, she is the section chief of health resources for the North Dakota Department of Health. In these roles, Bartz promotes the nursing profession through education and regulation of clinical health care settings, while also providing services as a family nurse practitioner on international medical missions.

She has served on 23 international medical missions in 12 countries on five continents. Other nursing experiences include work as a family nurse practitioner, nurse manager, and charge and staff nurse in tertiary health care organizations. She also has experience working in public health, critical access hospitals and home health agencies.

Publications and Presentations

  • Bartz, D. (2009). Guatemala medical missions. Alumni Times: Quarterly Clarkson College Alumni Newsletter, 1(2), 8.
  • Bartz, D., & Armstrong, T. M. (2007). Report from the health care practice task force to the state alliance for e-health. National Governors’ Association.
  • Bartz, D. (2007). Newborn metabolic screening: Parental implications. Poster presentation. Western Institute of Nursing Conference: “50 Years of Advancing Nursing in the West”: Portland, Ore.
  • Bartz, D. (2006). Newborn metabolic screening: Parental implications. Poster presentation. National Conference for Nurse Practitioners: Orlando, Fla.
  • Bartz, D. (2005). Newborn metabolic screening: Parental implications. Poster presentation. Sigma Theta Tau International Xi Lambda & Eta Upsilon Chapters: Winnipeg, Man.
  • Anderson, D., Bartz, D., Clute, L., Hermann, M. K., Shields, D., & Knudson-Buresh, A. (2002). Exercise bio-threat: Biological preparedness in Bison County. Leadership in Public Health, 6(1), 23-29.

In addition, Bartz has researched and developed North Dakota administrative rules that have been implemented, including:

  • Licensure Rules for Optional End of Live Services in Basic Care Facilities
  • Licensure Rules for Long Term Care Facilities
  • Licensure Rules for Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation, and Registry
  • Licensure Rules for Basic Care Facilities
  • Licensure Rules for General Acute, Primary Care and Specialized Hospitals
  • Licensure Rules for Home Health Agencies

Areas of Expertise

  • Primary health
  • Rural community health
  • Health policy
  • Global public health
  • Diverse and vulnerable populations

Courses Taught at UND

  • NURS 326: Evidence-Based Practice
  • NURS 350: Nursing in Transition
  • NURS 474: Professional Development II
  • NURS 500: Theories and Concepts in Nursing
  • NURS 526: Ethical, Legal and Policy Health Issues
  • NURS 550: Global Public Health Issues
  • NURS 554: Managed Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 563: Education in Advanced Practice
  • NURS 572: Diverse and Vulnerable Populations
  • NURS 590: Directed Studies: Advanced Practice Portfolio
  • NURS 592: Readings in Nursing
  • NURS 603: EvidencedBased Research II

Courses Taught at Other Institutions of Higher Learning

  • N426: Nursing Leadership and Management
  • N427: Nursing as a Profession
  • N502: Community as Partner

Contact Information
Phone: 701.777.4555
Email: darleen.bartz@UND.edu