Jerrica joined Kaplan University as part-time adjunct faculty in April 2015, and she moved to a full-time adjunct faculty position in March 2017. Her primary responsibility is teaching various courses in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program.
She has a background as a registered nurse (RN) in medical/surgical, telemetry, intensive care unit, and emergency room settings. She has held positions as a staff nurse and a traveling nurse, practicing in many different geographical areas. As a nurse practitioner, she has worked in both internal medicine and family practice with experience in outpatient, inpatient, and long-term facilities.
Jerrica has a Master of Science in Nursing specializing as a family nurse practitioner through the University of Scranton and is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in her specialty. She received her Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She currently practices in a family practice setting in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia as a nurse practitioner.