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 include day, evening and weekend timeframe. Students from the day time program 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 the clinical component corresponding with each theory course.
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.
ADN 298 Nursing Seminar is a 1 credit course that is required of all returning / transferring students and LPN's meeting challenge criteria.
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://www.sunybroome.edu/nursing/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 nursing program. Students who fail clinically will be permanently dismissed from the nursing program.
Transfer students wanting to matriculate into the nursing program must provide a letter from their previous nursing program director stating that the student did not leave the previous program for clinical issues relating to patient safety or professionalism.
For important general information see Health Science curricula.