Geraldine Marrocco, Ed.D, APRN, CNS, ANP-BC

Gerladine Marrocco

Associate Professor of Nursing

Yale School of Nursing - Room 21705

email: geraldine.marrocco@yale.edu
phone: 203-737-5162
fax: 203-785-6455

 

About

Geraldine Marrocco is an Associate Professor of nursing in the Primary Care Division and an adult nurse practitioner. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Western Connecticut State University and her master’s degree from Hunter College in New York majoring in medical surgical nursing. Dr. Marrocco earned a doctoral degree in education from Teacher’s College/Columbia University majoring in disease prevention and health promotion.  Dr. Marrocco completed a postmasters certificate as an adult nurse practitioner from Adelphi University in New York.

Prior to Yale School of Nursing, Dr. Marrocco taught in the graduate nurse practitioner program at Hunter College in NYC. Dr. Marrocco has taught at all levels of nursing education, primarily in adult and geriatric primary care, medical surgical nursing and critical care. She has a particular interest in the constructiveness theory to achieve transformational learning, incorporating the use of technology and learning activities that include active participation in the class. She also promotes interprofessional learning opportunities through her involvement with Yale School of Medicine programs including the Connecticut Older Adult Collaborative for Health (COACH) program.

She serves as a member of Connecticut’s State Board of Nurse Examiner. In August 2015, Dr. Marrocco was selected to serve on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Committee to examine Advanced Practice Nursing Educational programs and serves as director of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.  Dr. Marrocco is the past President of Delta Mu, YSN chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, a member of the Connecticut Advance Practice Registered Nurse organization and serves on the Advisory Board of the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH) and Connecticut Hospice.

In 2015, Dr. Marrocco received the Rosenkranz Award from Yale, which will provide additional funding for using technology in learning. Additionally, in 2010, she received the prestigious Annie Goodrich Excellence in Teaching Award, presented by the students.

Research Interests/Clinical Practice

Research Interests

Professor Marrocco’s research interests include methods to achieve transformational learning in nursing education as well as policy and leadership in advanced practice nursing.

Clinical Practice

Dr. Marrocco owns and manages an independent nurse practitioner primary care practice in Trumbull Connecticut where she regularly precepts nurse practitioner students.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Publications

Marrocco, G. (2016). Book Review. Tine Hansen-Turton, Susan Sherman, Eunice S. King. Nurse Led Health Clinics 2015, Springer Publishing Company, 11 West 42 Street, New York, NY.

Marrocco, G., Kazer, M., Neal-Boylan, L (2014). Podcasting as a method of achieving transformational learning in graduate nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education Perspectives.

Marrocco, G. (2014). Fostering Significant Learning in Graduate Nursing Education. Journal of Nursing Education. 53(4). 1-4.

Marrocco, G. & Dietmann, M. (2013) Unpublished manuscript. Fostering transformational learning for the graduate nursing student through interprofessional education.

Marrocco, G. 2011. Case study: Smoking in the elderly population. In M. Wallace Kazer (Ed.), Case studies for gerontological nursing. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Abdominal bloating and diarrhea. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 313-316. 

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Fatigue C. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 249-253.

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Non healing skin lesion. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 283-286.

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Fatigue. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 227-230.

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Intractable pain. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 321-325. 

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Abdominal pain and weight gain. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 213-218. 

Marrocco, G. (2011). Case study: Testicular pain. In L. Neal-Boylan (Ed.), Clinical Case Studies for the Family Nurse Practitioner. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell, 231-234.

Presentations

Marrocco, G. (2016). Seeing through the eyes of the beholder. Presented at Yale Medical School, MED ED Day, New Haven, CT.

Marrocco, G. (2016). The Value of Nurse Practitioner Residency Programs: Debate. Presented at the NCSBN Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Marrocco, G. (2015). Seeing through the eyes of the beholder. Presented at Trinity College School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin, Ireland.