Specialization / Certification
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, 2008-present
PhD, Marquette University
Patient empowerment; Instrument development; Post-Surgical nursing; Cancer survivorship
Titles of Courses Recently Taught
Jerofke, T.A. Weiss, M. & Yakusheva, O. (2013) Patient perceptions of patient-empowering nurse behaviours, patient activation and functional health status in postsurgical patients with life-threatening long-term illnesses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, e-publication ahead of print, DOI:10.1111/jan.12286
Jerofke, T.A. (2013). Concept analysis of empowerment from survivor and nurse perspectives within the context of cancer survivorship. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 27(3), 157-172.
Bobay, K.L., Jerofke, T.A., Weiss, M.E., & Yakusheva, O. (2010). Age related differences in perception of qualityofdischarge teaching and readiness for hospital discharge. Geriatric Nursing, 31(3), 178-187.
Weiss, M., Johnson, N.L., Malin, S., Jerofke, T.A., Lang, C., & Sherburne, E. (2008). Readiness for discharge in parents of hospitalized children. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 23(4), 282-295.
Grants or Awards
Perceptions of Patient-Empowering Nurse Behaviors, Marquette University College of Nursing, 2015
Perceptions of Patient-Empowering Nurse Behaviors, Southeastern Wisconsin Nursing Research Consortium – Building
Psychometric Analysis of Patient Perceptions of Patient-Empowering Nurse Behaviors Scale (PPPNBS) in Patients with Chronic Illness, Marquette University, 2014
Patient Perceptions of Patient-Empowering Nurse Behaviors and Patient Activation After Surgery, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, $5000, 2012