Faculty Profile for Dr. Kim Belcik

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Dr. Kim Belcik
Clinical Associate Professor — St. David's School of Nursing
SON 318
phone: (512) 716-2948

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Kim Belcik, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE is a clinical associate professor at the St. David's School of Nursing at Texas State University. Kim graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a BSN, completed her PhD at the University of Texas at Austin and recently received her MSN from Texas Tech University Health Science Center. She is an active member of the Texas Nurses Association and has served as the Vice-President as well as the chair of the Policy Council. She is also a member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners and is active in the Rural Health SIG and is also a legislative ambassador. During her tenure as a registered nurse at Seton Northwest Hospital in Austin, Texas she was actively involved in the Transforming Care at the Bedside initiative, led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Teaching Interests

Health care policy

Research Interests

Recognition as an expert in creating Cultures of Scholarly Caring at schools of nursing.
Build a unique program of research which re-envisions the relationships between and among nursing faculty and nursing students.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Belcik, K. D. (2022). Leadership and Management of Nursing Care. (K. Ernstmeyer & E. Christman, Eds.). Pressbooks. Retrieved from https://pressbooks.txst.edu/nursinglm/
  • Cropley, S. L., Hughes, M. J., & Belcik, K. D. (2022). Engaging Leadership Competencies Through Population Health Policy Advocacy: A Review of the Evidence. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 23(4), 259–271. https://doi.org/10.1177/15271544221112893
  • Belcik, K. D., Pedro, L., & Monsivais, D. (2019). Remembering Our Partnerships: A Collaborative Tribute to Dr. Kathleen Heinrich. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice-An International Journal, 33(4), 305–309. https://doi.org/10.1891/1541-6577.33.4.305
  • Belcik, K. D. (2019). Co-creating Partnership Agreements with BSN Students. Nurse Educator, 44.
  • Co-created, The Work That Makes All Other Work Possible. June 28, 2018.
    • Texas Folklife Stories Summer Institute Listening Party. June 28, 2018 Worker's Defense Project, 5604 Manor Road, Austin, TX.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Clinical Excellence Award, Class of 2021, St. David's School of Nursing. May 14, 2021
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Recognizing Nurses Award-Nurse Educator Category, Austin American Statesman. March 2, 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2016 College of Health Professions Faculty Excellence Award in Service. August 25, 2017
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Excellence in Service Faculty Award, Class of 2016, St. David's School of Nursing. 2016
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award, Class of 2016, St. David's School of Nursing. 2016

Selected Grants

  • Hughes, Monica Jamison (Principal), Kinder, Ariel (Co-Principal), Belcik, Kimberly Dawn (Co-Principal). Competency-Based Education for Practice-Ready Nurses, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $100000. (Funded: December 31, 2022 - March 1, 2025). Grant.
  • Smith, Shirley Ann (Co-Principal), Belcik, Kimberly Dawn (Co-Principal). ICorps Entrepreneurship Program-JLyle Medical Clinic, Texas State University, $3000. (Submitted: December 2019, Funded: August 8, 2020). Grant.
  • Hughes, Monica Jamison (Principal), Belcik, Kimberly Dawn (Co-Principal). Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Among Nurses, Students, and the Community, Texas Department of State Health Services, State, $200000. (Submitted: August 20, 2021, Funded: October 27, 2021 - May 31, 2023). Grant.
  • Belcik, Kimberly Dawn. Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $1453. (Submitted: September 30, 2015). Grant.
  • Belcik, Kimberly (Principal). Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $7000. (Submitted: October 1, 2014). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
January 1, 2013-2023
JLyle Medical Clinic
January 1, 2018-December 31, 2023
Undergraduate Advisor
Student Nursing Organization
April 1, 2016-May 31, 2019
School of Nursing Liaison
Nontenure Line Faculty Committee
November 2, 2017-August 23, 2018
Retirement and Benefits Committee
September 1, 2014-May 1, 2018