Patricia Flannery attended University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Consortial Nursing program from 1986-1991 and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 1991 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. At UW-Parkside, she was the Student Nurse Association’s vice president her junior year and president her senior year, where she involved the nursing students in many activities throughout the community.
She recently completed her Master of Science in Nursing, with a focus in Nursing Education, from the University of Phoenix. Her 3.97 GPA earned her membership in the nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau Omicron Delta chapter. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a focus in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University.
Patricia has been a nurse for 28 years, gaining experience in medical/surgical and emergency nursing. She has more than 26 years of experience as an emergency department nurse, educator, and coordinator. While also holding a paramedic license, she has more than 15 years of experience with prehospital care on a critical care ambulance. Today, Patricia continues to work in a local hospital emergency department to keep her nursing skills current.
During the past 25 years, Patricia taught many courses and programs at the hospital and for Gateway Technical College. She currently teaches resuscitation courses for Froedtert South, and, along with her husband, she teaches CPR for members of the community. Patricia holds training center faculty status with the American Heart Association in basic, advanced, and pediatric advanced life support. For six years, Patricia served as chair and vice chair of the State of Wisconsin Emergency Cardiovascular Committee for the American Heart Association.
- B.S.N. — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- M.S.N — University of Phoenix Certificate in Forensic Nursing — Kaplan University
- D.N.P., Educational Leadership — Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Ariz.
- NSG 2010: Pathophysiologic Concepts for Nursing Practice
- NSG 2012: Core Concepts for Nursing Practice
- NSG 4022: Improving Health Outcomes in Complex Situations
- NSG 4026: Advanced Clinical Synthesis and Capstone
Assessment of health literacy in emergency department patients and families prior to delivery of discharge instructions and other patient education.
Educator of the year for Carthage College Department of Nursing 2019. Member of Sigma Theta Tau - Omicron Delta chapter