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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Jane Rothrock

Allied Health, Emergency Services & Nursing

Contact Information

901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063-1094
Room Number: 3177
Phone: (610) 359-5286

Contact Faculty

Adjunct faculty and Professor Emerita who served as Director of Perioperative Nursing, RN First Assistant (RNFA) and Surgical Technology Programs (1979-2913). Past President of AORN (1994-1995). Recipient of AORN's Peers Award for Distinguished Service and the Award for Excellence in Perioperative Nursing as well as the Lindback Award for Excellence in Teaching at DCCC in 2012. Serve on Board of Directors and Bylaws Committee of local AORN chapter. Frequently serve as mentor for perioperative nurses in BSN or MSN programs. Host annual conference for RNFAs (Issues and Answers) each fall. Author of numerous books and articles and speaker for local, national and international nursing audiences.


  • PhD


  • Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery
  • Tea and Toast for the Perioperative Nurse’s Spirit
  • Assisting in Surgery: Patient Centered Care
  • Alexander's Surgical Procedures

Academic Biography

PhD in Nursing from Widener University; BSN and MSN from University of Pennsylvania.

Scholarly Interests

  • Health literacy
  • Public policy and regulatory issues related to nursing