Beth Pitman, MSN, ACCNS-AG, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Staci Swim is a full-time faculty member at Kramer School of Nursing, teaching students in both the MSN and Ph.D. programs. Her clinical practice areas included hospital leadership, cardiac, surgical, and medical intensive care. She has been a nursing educator since 2005 and is passionate about producing nursing research grounded in Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and Unitary Caring Science. Recently, she completed the Integrative Nursing Fellowship at the University of Arizona, Tucson.


  • 2020: Integrative Nursing Fellowship – The University of Arizona: Tucson
  • 2017: PhD in Nursing – Oklahoma City University
  • 2013: Certified Nurse Educator
  • 2012: MSN – Oklahoma Baptist University
  • 1989: BSN – Kearney State College

Teaching Interest

  • Nursing Theory
  • Nursing Research
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Integrative Nursing
  • Caring Science

Awards, Recognition, and Service

  • Elected Treasurer of the Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large of STTI
  • Recipient of “The Full-Time Faculty Teaching Award” by CETL in 2017
  • Founder of the Front Line Nurse Facebook Group serving nurses on a global scale and donating proceeds from the sale of Nursing themed t-shirts to nurses affected by COVID-19