Dr. Kim Belcik, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Belcik earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. She graduated with a PhD in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing. Her research focuses on information literacy in registered nurses. She has 10 years of teaching and nursing experience with a focus on adult medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Belcik is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Texas Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Nurses Association. Her area of teaching at Texas State University is undergraduate health assessment and nursing essentials.
Had an article, "After Dr. Manthey Left Town: What Happened When a Busy Mom Was Inspired to Host Her First Nursing Salon," published in the expanded digital version of the anniversary issue of Creative Nursing.
Was selected to participate in the 2018 Digital Innovations Bootcamp. Through a collaboration between the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and Apple, this 3-day bootcamp-style program will take place at the Apple's campus in Austin, TX where Dr. Belcik will have the opportunity to learn from Apple development executives and Apple distinguished educators about leading technologies available to help transform the higher education learning experience. Participants are expected to complete a digital project to be presented at one of AACN's 2018 or 2019 conferences via poster or abstract presentation.
Was awarded the College of Health Professions Faculty Excellence Award in Service on August 25, 2017. This award recognizes excellence in service such as membership on department, college, university committees or leadership positions on same; participation in professional organization committee or leadership positions on same; community service activities.
Was elected to the Vice-President position of the Texas Nurses Association, February 2016.
Was selected to serve as a member of the American Nurses Association Advisory Committee on the Professional Issues Panel on Workplace Violence and Incivility.
Earned the designation "Certified Nurse Educator" (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing (NLN).