Tammy Stefek


  • DNP, Educational Leadership, American Sentinel University
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Walden University
  • BSN, Tabor College in Wichita & Online
  • ADN, Long Beach City College, Long Beach Calif.

Professional Background

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing, Tabor College in Wichita & Online
  • Director of Nursing, Ellsworth County Medical Center
  • Office Nurse, Mowery Clinic, Salina, Kan.
  • Public Health Nurse, Ellsworth, Kan.
  • Neonatal Nurse – Level II Nursing, Salina, Kan.
  • Neonatal Nurse – Level III Nursing, Long Beach, Calif.
  • Pediatric Nurse, Long Beach, Calif.

Courses Taught

  • Exploring Professional Nursing Opportunities
  • Ethics & Values in Nursing
  • Professional Nursing Capstone Experience & Intro
  • Healthcare Organizations and Environments
  • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Nursing Issues and Trends
  • Professional Nursing Capstone Experience
  • Topics in Nursing
  • Leadership/Community Health Practicum
  • Nursing in the Community
  • Diverse Populations and Healthcare
  • Curriculum Design, Assessment, and Learning Outcomes
  • Organizational Dynamics of Higher Education
  • Project Management in the Implemetation and Evaluation of Healthcare
  • Information Systems


  • Stefek, T. (2016). Articulating the culture of the original National League for Nursing Center of Excellence nursing programs in the USA (Doctoral Dissertation) Retrieved from http://ssrn.com/abstract=2982692


  • Stefek, T. (2017, April). “Articulating the Culture of the Original National League for Nursing Center of Excellence Nursing Programs in the USA” Sigma Theta Tau Evidence Based Practice Conference, Wichita, KS
  • Stefek, T. & Leiker, T. (2017, September) “Cultures of NLN Centers of Excellence: Creating Community and Embracing Diversity in Nursing Education” National League for Nursing Education Summit, San Diego, CA.


  • Nursing Faculty Committee, Tabor College in Wichita & Online
  • Academic Council – Adult & Graduate Studies, Tabor College
  • American Nurses Association
  • Kansas Organization of Nurse Leaders
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Board and Committee (Member) – Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Gamma at Large, Wichita, Ks.
  • President Elect (Member) – Ellsworth Childcare and Learning Center Board of Directors, Ellsworth, KS