Beckie Retzer

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Email: beckiethompson@southern.edu

Beckie graduated from the University of Tennessee at Nashville in 1977 with an Associate degree in Nursing. She has fourteen years of clinical experience and thirteen years of management experience. Her clinical experience is from a doctor’s office, several hospitals, outpatient surgery, and a long term care facility. Her management experience includes team leading positions, managing nurses at an insurance company, Audit Nurse, and director of quality assurance, utilization review, and discharge planning in a hospital setting.
Beckie’s parents met at and then graduated from Southern, then called Southern Missionary College. Both of her children attended Southern with her daughter graduating in 2009 with an Associate degree in Nursing.
Beckie is currently enrolled in Southern’s MSN program with an education focus. She realized how much she enjoyed creating a learning environment that was fun and successful while homeschooling her children and is glad to be a part of the academic setting. As your academic adviser, she looks forward to helping you with a plan to meet your goals.