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Ms. Jenna Scarafone

Ms. Jenna Scarafone
Clinical Assistant Professor
National University
(858) 521-3951

Professor Scarafone is an Instructor in the School of Health and Human Services in the Department of Nursing. She has been a nurse for over two decades, with the last 18 years as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and is interested in many topics pertaining to pediatrics. She has worked in a variety of roles in both the inpatient and outpatient pediatric setting, management, and pediatric residency training.

Professor Scarafone served as the Lead faculty for Pediatrics (NSG 315) for six years and is now full time pediatric faculty. She incorporates in her instruction of this course her experience as a staff nurse, nurse practitioner and educator. Her primary focus since coming to National University has been the development of the pediatric component of the program.

Content Taught:
NSG 315 / 315A: Pediatrics / Pediatric Clinical
NSG 340A: Leadership Clinical


Professor Scarafone received both her BSN and MN/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner degree at University of California, Los Angeles.


Post-Degree Cerificates
C.P.N.P., Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner