Nursing

The Nursing Department is one of the original allied health education departments at the college and has clinical affiliations with every major medical institution in the Capital Region.

Programs

The department offers the following degree and certificate programs:

Nursing A.A.S.
This program will prepare you academically and clinically to work in hospitals, nursing and rehabilitation facilities and doctor's offices. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse) and are also positioned to continue their education at the bachelor's degree level if desired. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone: (404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020; Web: http://acenursing.org/.

Surgical Technology A.A.S.
This program prepares you for a career as a professional member of a surgical team. Surgical technologists prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment and help doctors during a range of surgical procedures. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158; Clearwater, FL 33763; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org upon the recommendation of the surgical technology committee on accreditation.

Surgical Technology Certificate
The certificate program is ideal for those who are already in the field of surgical technology who are looking for an accredited program to gain certification. This program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs; 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158; Clearwater, FL 33763; (727) 210-2350; www.caahep.org

Academic Advisement

Students in this department receive academic advisement by appointment.

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Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Martha Desmond
NURSING DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center, Room 204

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.