Rebecca Adkins, APRN, BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ms. Adkins currently teaches in the MSN program. Her primary teaching assignment
is overseeing clinicals in the Family Nurse Practitioner track. Ms. Adkins is also
developing the Advanced Nursing Skills course for FNP students. She has taught Gerontological
Nursing to BSN students in the past and hopes to develop more geriatric content for
the FNP students in the future.
Ms. Adkins has been active in the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
and serves as treasurer of the local chapter. She is also a member of ANA, TNA, and
the Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses Association.
Ms. Adkins has been an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) for 14 year and works primarily
in long term care in the specialties of geriatrics and wound care. She has prior
experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the ED and Home Health. Ms. Adkins' APN professional
history includes experience in health and wellness, acute care, home health, burn
and wound care, and general family practice.
Ms. Adkins obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from The University of
Memphis and a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from University of Tennessee Health
Science Center, specializing in family health care. She also has an Associate's Degree
in Nursing (ADN) from Shelby State Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Education
(BSed) from The University of Memphis.
Becky is a busy mom with one daughter, Rachel. They are both very active in the
theater and independent film communities of Memphis and surrounding areas. Becky
enjoys reading, writing, and traveling whenever possible.
Loewenberg School of Nursing
University of Memphis
100 Billy Mac Jones Bldg
Memphis, TN 38152
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