Faculty Bio

JulieBeckNursing

Julie Beck, D.Ed., RN, CNE


Associate Professor of Nursing

Education

  • BSN, Bloomsburg University (1988)
  • MSN, Villanova University (1993)
  • DEd, Penn State University (2005)

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Courses

  • Health Assessments for Professional Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Concepts and Practice: Adults with Chronic Health Problems
  • Nursing Practicum
  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis (MS in nursing)

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Magnet hospitals
  • Organizational behavior
  • Nursing Externs
  • Balance of practice

Honors

  • Nurse Hero Award, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, 2015
  • Star Leadership Award Mentor Winner, Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, 2014
  • Excellence in Mentoring Award, Eta Eta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2011

Recent Publications

  • The lived experience of seeking tenure while practicing clinically: Finding balance in academia. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 2013.
  • The meaning of voice to experienced nurses in magnet hospitals. Lambert Academic Publishing: Saarbr├╝cken, Germany, 2012.
  • Transformative learning during a nursing externship program: The reflections of senior nursing students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 2010.

Recent Presentations

  • Managing the clinical day for student success, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Nashville, TN, 2015.
  • Seeking tenure while practicing clinically: Finding balance in academia. Creating Healthy Work Environment Conference, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, Indianapolis, IN, 2013.
  • Hemodynamics, Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA, 2012.
  • The lived experience of seeking tenure while practicing clinically: Finding balance in academia. Annual Research Day, York, PA, 2012.
  • Transformative learning during a nursing externship program: The reflections of senior nursing students, Penn State University, Middletown, PA, 2010.

Service

  • Member, Advisory Committee for Dental Hygiene Program, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA
  • Columbia Wellness Center, Columbia, PA
  • Parish Nurse, Lancaster, PA

Experience

  • Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Education
  • Clinical Practice, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Lancaster General Hospital