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Staci Becker, RN, MSN

Research Instructor
Nurse Educator for Psychiatry Clerkship


Teaching Interests & Activities

  • Responsible for providing and enhancing educational experiences of medical students.
  • Serve as advisor to medical students.
  • Train students in clerkship-related clinical skills.
  • Develop, design and administer patient problem simulations in multiple formats (standardized patients, paper simulations, computer simulations).
  • Develop, design and administer performance-based assessments.
  • Score clinical assessments and provide feedback to students on their interview skills.
  • Developed Required Patient Encounter Card (RPE) to ensure all students are exposed to similar psychiatric illness during clerkship.
  • Monitor student progress in meeting RPE requirements.
  • Conduct individual midterm meetings to gauge progress and student needs.


M.S., Nursing, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1998 , B.S., Nursing, St. John's College, Springfield, 1995


  • Association of Academic Psychiatry (AAP)
  • Faculty/Administrative Grievance Committee 2008-present