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Faculty Bios - Patricia Joffe




    Patricia Joffe, PhD, APN/CNS – BC, CSN

    Email: pjoffe@njcu.edu 
    Phone: (201) 200-3358
    Office: Rossey 404

    Specialization: Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist – pediatrics, community, culture
    Research Interests: Pediatric chronic illness



    Union Institute and University – PhD Nursing Science
    Rutgers, The State University – Master of Science, Specialty – Maternal Child Nursing
    Rutgers, The State University – Bachelor of Science Nursing
    New Jersey City University – Certification School Nursing / Health Teaching

    Professional Experience

    Kean University – Department of Nursing , Union, NJ – Faculty/RN-BSN program
    Middlesex County Community College, Middlesex, NJ – Associate Degree program / Pediatric Faculty
    Charles E. Gregory School of Nursing, Perth Amboy, NJ – Diploma Program /Faculty and Chair of Maternal-Child Nursing

    Professional Affilations

    American Nurses Association
    New Jersey State Nurses Association
    Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Eta Chapter
    Rutgers University Alumni Association

    Publications and Presentations:

    October 11, 2009 Providing Cultural Care to Children and Families. St. Clare’s Home for Children, Elizabeth, New Jersey.
    November 30, 2010 Introduction for Epidemiologic Principles for Delivery and Distribution of Health Care Services in the Dominican Republic , New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
    January 17, 2011 Culture and Health Beliefs of Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    December 12, 2012 Creating Nurse Managed Clinics in Dominican Republic, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
    January 15, 2013 Skin Diseases and Care of Children in the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    March 30, 2013 Mission, Vision and Strategies of Sigma Theta Tau International, Bayonne, NJ

    Licenses and Certificates

    New Jersey Registered Professional Nurse
    New Jersey Clinical Nurse Specialist / Advanced Practice Nurse
    AANC Certification Pediatric Clinical Specialist
    New Jersey School Nurse Certification
    CPR, American Heart Association
    Case Management Certification – Rutgers University

    Courses Taught

    Cultural Paradigms in Health Care #466
    Nursing Process and Health Lab /Clinical # 452
    Nursing Process and Health Promotion Theory # 451
    Theoretical Basis of Nursing # 450
    Senior Thesis Part I # 467
    Senior Thesis Part II # 468
    Nursing Process and Health Promotion Theory and Lab/ Groups
    Nursing Process and Health Promotion Theory and Lab /Community

    Campus / Community Affiliations

    Faculty Advisor for the International Honor Society of Nursing – Kappa Eta Chapter
    Leader for Humanitarian Trips for nurses in the community and students in the RN-BSN Program to the Dominican Republic to set up nurse managed clinics for health promotion and chronic illness management – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    Faculty Practice – St Clare’s Home for Medically Fragile Children/Aids Resource Foundation for Children, Newark, NJ
    Alzheimer Walk – Jersey City, NJ 2012. 2013
    Committee for Development of Nursing Masters Program and School Nursing Track