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Continuing Education

The College of Nursing invites you to 2017 Beverly H. Bowns Distinguished Visiting Professorship   

Patricia M. Speck, DNSc, APN, FNP-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAFS, FAAN
Professor and Coordinator Advanced Forensic Nursing
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

Topic: "45 Years of the Lived Experience in the Role of a Forensic Nurse"

Thursday, August 3
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Registration and refreshments begins at 5:00 pm) 
Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117

Nursing Continuing Education Credits available for $10. Details will be provided at the program.

Please take advantage of online registration through Eventbrite: 

About Dr. Speck:

Patricia M. Speck

Patricia M. Speck graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1982, a Master of Science degree in Nursing in 1985 and a Doctor of Nursing Science degree in 2005 in Public Health Nursing with an emphasis in forensic nursing, SANE program and practice evaluation. After retiring from UTHSC College of Nursing as the Public Health Nursing and Forensic Nursing Concentration Coordinator, she joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes, and Systems. Currently Dr. Speck is a Professor and Coordinator of Advanced Forensic Nursing. She is internationally recognized as a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (1984-present) and expert in advanced forensic nursing care of patients experiencing an intersection with the legal system. Her clinical practice with forensic populations globally spans over 35 years. Thousands of patients who have been sexually or physically victimized experienced her nurse practitioner and forensic nursing care since 1982.


 Interested in discussing a continuing education program for our organization?

Please contact:

Ms. Roylynn Germain, Coordinator

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Last Published: Aug 2, 2017