Therese Speer

Senior Program Director + Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3020

Biography

Therese M. Speer DNP, RN, CNE
Clinical Associate Professor

Education

  • DNP - Arizona State University, 2016
  • MSN - University of Arizona, 1996
    Specialization in Care of the Child, Emphasis on Nursing Education
  • BSN - Salve Regina College, Newport RI, 1980

Recent Presentations

  • Wilson, B. L., Anderson, J., Peluso, C., Priest, J., & Speer, T. (2009). Student satisfaction and team development outcomes with pre-assigned learning communities. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(1), 15-22.

Honors/Awards

Excellence in Nursing, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Research Interests

My passion has always been cenetered around the care and health promotion of children.

I am also interested in the retention and engagement of first year students to the college and university.

Publications

Wilson, B. L., Anderson, J., Peluso, C., Priest, J., & Speer, T. (2009). Student satisfaction and team development outcomes with pre-assigned learning communities. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(1), 15-22.

Research Activity

Impact of an Outdoor Camp Experience on Sense of Belonging and Retention in First Year University Students.

Speer, T., Ilchak, D., & Holland, S. (2015). Impact of an Outdoor Camp Experience on Sense of Belonging and Retention in First Year University Students. Poster Presentation, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Education Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Priest, J., Speer, T. (2009) The Rest of the Story: A Case Study Evolves on Discussion Board. Poster Presentation. Western Institute Of Nursing: Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.  April 22-25, 2009.

Priest, J., Anderson, J., Speer, T., Wilson, B. & Peluso, C. (2008) Pre-assigned Clinical Groups Student Satisfaction and Team Development Outcomes. Poster Presentation, Mosby Faculty Development Institute conference.  San Francisco, California.

Anderson, J., Speer, T., Priest, J., Wilson, B., & Peluso, C. (2008) Student Satisfaction and Team Outcomes With Pre-Assigned Learning Communities/Clinical Groups. Poster Presentation, National League for Nursing, Faculty Leadership conference. Orlando, Florida.

Priest, J., Speer, T. (2008) The Rest of the Story: A Case Study Evolves on Discussion Board. Poster Presentation Drexel University Nursing Education Conference.

Speer, T. & Priest, J., Front Loading Skills lab: an Innovative Strategy in Student Skill Acquisition & Satisfaction. Podium Presentation. AACN Baccalaureate Conference. San Antonio, Texas. December 2008 (Unable to attend).

T. Speer, K. Stewart, K. Sutter. Front Loading Pediatric Skills. Poster Presentation. Moby’s Faculty Development Institute. San Diego, California 2007.

K. Sutter, T. Speer, K. Stewart. EBP in Pediatrics. Poster Presentation. Moby’s Faculty Development Institute. San Diego, California 2007.         

K. Stewart, T. Speer, K. Sutter. Use of Simulation in Pediatrics. Poster Presentation. Moby’s Faculty Development Institute. San Diego, California 2007.

                                                                                  

 

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 221 Fndntl Cncpts Hlth Care Cord
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCR 400 Evd-Bsd Prac Hlthcare Prof
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
NUR 494 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 431 Prof Nur Attrib Innov Prof
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NUR 404 Prof Nrse Cncpts:Intrmdt
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NUR 431 Prof Nur Attrib Innov Prof

Presentations

Speer, T., Ilchak, D., & Holland, S. (2015). Impact of an Outdoor Camp Experience on Sense of Belonging and Retention in First Year University Students. Poster Presentation, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Education Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Honors/Awards

Finalist in the March of Dimes Nurse Educator of the Year (2016)

Awarded Sigma Theta Tau International Nancy Melvin Research Scholar Award (2015)

Professional Associations

National League of Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

American Nurses Association

Arizona Nurses Association

Nurses Christian Fellowship

 

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Barrett Chair

Barrett Committee Member

Master's in Education Thesis chair

Expertise Areas