Dr. Debbie Beck

Debbie Beck, PhD

Core Faculty

College
College of Arts and Sciences
Field
Health Care

Education

  • PhD, Nursing Education

    Capella University, 2015

  • Master of Science in Nursing

    Madonna University, 1989

  • Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

    Central Michigan University, 1983

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Madonna University, 1981

Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Educator

    Credential CNE # NLN 532196 Organization NLN, since 2015

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Biography

Dr. Beck has over 40 years of experience as a RN in progressive leadership roles. Her background includes positions as Dean, Chief Nurse Administrator, Executive Director, Administrative Supervisor, Nurse Manager, Associate Professor, and Consultant.

In acute care settings, Dr. Beck provided executive oversight of all hospital departments, including fiscal and project management and staffing for multiple nursing units. She developed and implemented many quality improvements and served on advisory panels.

For the last 20 years, Dr. Beck has worked in the academic environment leading the start-up and launch of new nursing programs for three different academic institutions. She obtained CCNE, NLNAC, ABHES and HLC accreditations and designed the curriculum for each program. Dr. Beck provided executive oversight of multi-site campus systems, and as Associate Professor/Visiting Professor, provided instruction in doctoral, graduate, and pre- and post-licensure programs in traditional campus-based offerings as well as hybrid and online. Her teaching experiences included didactic, capstone, and practicum for courses in BSN, RN-BSN, BHA, MHA, MSN, and DNP programs while mentoring students in completing research projects. Dr. Beck is published and has presented at several nursing conferences. She serves on an editorial board and conducts peer review of manuscripts.

Presentations:

Beck, D. M. (2018, November). Exploring the latest innovations and advancing practices in nursing and global healthcare technologies. Podium presentation, Session Chair: Nursing Education, International Conference and Exhibition on Nursing, San Diego, CA

Beck, D. M. (2017, November). Student perceptions of immersion experiences in India research presentation STTI Indianapolis, IN

Beck, D. M. (2016, November). Faculty experiences with managing team assignments in online courses. Podium presentation Online Learning Consortium Accelerate International Conference, Orlando, Florida podium research presentation

Beck, D. M. (2016, April). Nursing faculty perceptions of student evaluations, grading practices, and administrative performance reviews. Podium presentation NLN/STTI International Nursing Education Research Conference, Bethesda, Maryland.

Publications:

Beck, D., M., (2017). Use of interprofessional collaboration as a model for research efforts in promoting global health for women. SF Obste Heal J 1:1.

Beck, D. (2016, June). Balancing home, work, and academic life while advancing career. Nurse Advisor.

Beck, D. (2016, June). Balancing home, work, and academic life while advancing career. Nurse Advisor.

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