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Associate in Applied Science

CIP CODE: 51.3801


Mission

SUNY Broome Community College Department of Nursing prepares learners for contemporary practice by creating inclusive, diverse learning experiences that enables students to apply learned concepts in health care settings. Learners have access to transformative, innovative, and meaningful learning experiences. Through active inquiry, students will become professional nursing leaders of tomorrow within their healthcare community.

Program Learning Outcomes

After completion of the Nursing Program, the student is able to:

  • Demonstrate professional, legal, and ethical accountability within the scope and standards of nursing practice.
  • Engage in effective communication and collaboration in intra and inter disciplinary teams across a variety of contexts in the care of multiple patients.
  • Utilize information and technology to communicate information and to support decision making and organization of safe client care.
  • Adapt patient centered care that respects cultural values and beliefs, to promote health, self- determination, integrity and ongoing growth of human beings.
  • Integrate evidence-based practice into patient-centered care, using the nursing process across a range of settings and populations.
  • Incorporate principles of teaching-learning within the registered nurse scope of practice to prevent illness.
  • Use data to monitor and improve the quality and safety of patient care.
  • Formulate safe and effective clinical judgements guided by the nursing process, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice.

Accreditation

The Nursing Program is Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and by The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Inc.

ACEN can be contacted at:
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite #850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: +1 (404) 975-5000
Fax: +1 (404) 975-5020
Email: info@acenursing.org
Web: http://www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate in Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions. 

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program here.

The New York State Board of Regents can be contacted at:
NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Nurse Unit
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234-1000
+1 (518) 474-3817

Program Supervisor

Tina Seedborg, Chairperson                                                                       
Office: Decker Health Science Building, Room 317D                                                   
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5060                                                                                              
E-mail: seedborgtm@sunybroome.edu


SUNY Broome Community College offers a college-based curriculum to prepare graduates for entry level Registered Nurse employment. The Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and registered by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). Graduates are eligible to take the national licensing examination for Registered Nurses. They are qualified for immediate employment in long term, acute care, home care, private medical offices, health maintenance organizations and clinic settings with the average entry salaries ranging from $40,000 to $60,000. Graduates are encouraged to continue their education for the Baccalaureate and higher degrees in the Nursing. SUNY Broome has articulation agreements with a variety of Bachelor of Science Nursing Programs which makes transfer a smoother transition.

Sequence of Courses

This is a two-year course schedule for students meeting all Program entry requirements and to pursuing full-time study.

First Year


Second Year


Graduation Requirement: 64 Credits


Notes


The Nursing Program has required educational components in all of the following areas: classroom, clinical facilities and the nursing skills lab.

Each student enrolled in the Nursing program must meet the mathematics proficiency requirements at selected intervals during the program.

Clinical experiences for Nursing students are scheduled by the Nursing Department and may include day and/or evening and weekend timeframes.  Students in the day time option will have evening clinical hours assigned in specialty areas. Students are responsible for providing their own transportation to clinical and community facilities in Broome and surrounding counties. All clinical components run concurrently with lecture. In order to progress, students must satisfactorily complete all clinical components.

In order to progress, students must also complete assignments in the Nursing Skills Center Lab & Computer Lab. These assignments are completed both inside and outside of class time.

The Nursing Program must be completed within 4 academic years of the date of enrollment in Nursing Courses.
Students must receive a "C" or better in all Nursing, Biology, Microbiology, and Pharmacology courses in order to progress in the Program.
See SUNY Broome website:  http://www2.sunybroome.edu/healthsciences/nursing-dept/prospective

In order to be eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse, graduates must meet the criteria for good "moral character" as determined by the New York State Education Department.

Students who academically fail two (2) nursing courses will be dismissed from the Program.  Students who fail clinically will be permanently dismissed from the Nursing Program.

For general information see Health Science Curricula.

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