Chrissy Dent

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Christina Dent received her PhD in Nursing at the University of Phoenix in November 2017. She currently serves as a faculty member in the MSN Nursing Informatics program at Walden University and has served in this role since January 2019. She has been licensed in the state of Georgia since July 1996. She has taught nursing leadership, community and rural health nursing, and pediatrics at other colleges. Professionally, Dr. Dent has worked as an emergency room and a medical/surgical nurse. She has worked in leadership roles in rural hospitals, home health and community health settings. Currently, she the clinical development manager for a 181-bed regional hospital. She actively participates in the Georgia Association for Nursing Education and National League of Nursing serving on boards and volunteering on various committees. She serves as a peer evaluator for the Accreditation Commission for Nursing in Education. She has a conducted a number of presentations on high fidelity simulation in nursing education.

Courses Taught

NURS 6051N - Transforming Nursing and HC


PhD, University of Phoenix

MSN, Valdosta State University

BSN, Valdosta State University

Awards / Honors

W. Bruce and Rosalyn Ray Excellence in Advising Award, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 2017


Dent, C. (2017). Soft Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes. Georgia Association for Nursing Educators

Dent, C., Paulk, J. (2015). Huddle Time...It's Not Just for Football!. Georgia Association for Nursing Educators

Dent, C. (2014). What? No pediatric simulations...NO PROBLEM!. Georgia Association for Nursing Educators