Caroline Peltz


Associate Professor


310 Marshall Building


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Educational Studies, Nursing Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
  • MSN, Adult Health, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
  • MS, Health Service Administration, University of Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • BSN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Teaching Interests

  • Essentials of professional nursing practice
  • Foundations
  • Medical surgical nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Curriculum and design
  • Simulation and technology in nursing education
  • Mentoring of nursing students


  • Peltz, C. M. (2013). Mentoring as it Relates to Persistence in Associate Degree Nursing Students. Doctoral Dissertation, Eastern Michigan University.
  • Peltz, C. M. (2009). Contributor of case studies and frequently asked questions.  Green, K., and Horn, J. (Eds.), Pharmacology a Nursing Process Approach. St Louis: Missouri.


  • Peltz, C.M. (July 25, 2015).  Mentoring as it Relates to Persistence in Associate Degree Nursing Students. Presenter Sigma Theta Tau International’s 26th International Nursing Research Congress, entitled: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, and Apply Globally. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Peltz, C.M. (March 13, 2015).  Mentoring as it Relates to Persistence in Associate Degree Nursing Students. Presenter Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters, Andrew’s University, MI.
  • Peltz, C.M. (April 25, 2014). Mentoring as it Relates to Persistence in Associate Degree Nursing Students. Presenter STTI Region 10 Biennial Conference 2014, entitled: Bridging Nursing Leadership and Research: What Will the Future Hold? Ann Arbor, MI.     
  • Peltz, C. M. (March, 12, 2014; February 6, 2013). My Role as a Caregiver. Guest speaker for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Kick Off at the Center for Performing Arts Dearborn, MI.
  • Peltz, C. M. (April 9, 2013). The Doctoral Process. Guest speaker Eastern Michigan University Department of Teacher Education Community of Scholars Ypsilanti, MI.
  • Peltz, C. M. (March, 2010). The Relationship of Nel Noddings’ Theory of Care and Lev Vygostsky’s Sociocultural Theory to Mentoring in Nursing Education. Paper presented at the  Graduate Research Symposium at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.


Certifications and Licenses

  • NLN certified academic nurse educator (CNE)
  • American Heart Association advanced cardiac life support
  • Team STEPPS trainer
  • Michigan registered nurse license

Honors and Awards

  • Dearborn/Dearborn Heights Press and Guide. (May, 24, 2015). Henry Ford College instructor to speak at event in Puerto Rico.
  • Eastern Michigan University School of Nursing Invited Commencement Speaker. (April, 2015).
  • Michigan Chronicle. (May 21, 2014). WCCCD Nursing faculty receives Doctorate Focused on  Coaching and Mentoring Nursing Students.
  • Kaplan Nursing. (2014). ACE Award, Teacher Excellence
  • Outstanding Scholarship Eastern Michigan University


  • International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dual membership in Rho Chapter (University of Michigan) and Eta Rho Chapter (Eastern Michigan University)
  • National League for Nursing
  • Mortar Board Honor Society
  • The Society for Simulation in Health Care

 Clinical Expertise

  • Critical care nursing
  • Nursing management
  • Clinical simulation

 Community Service

  • Michigan Center for Nursing, Nursing Education Action Team
  • STTI Rho Chapter Faculty Advisor 20152016
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life Survivor/Caregiver Event Chair 20142016

 Special Project

  • “Future Nurses of America Mentoring Program” Henry Ford College School of Nursing (20142016)