Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Department of Nursing

Marcus Hall 5S

Natalie Fischetti, Chairperson and Associate Professor

Professors: Vidette Todaro Franceschi, Marianne Jeffreys.  Associate Professors:  Barbara DiCicco-Bloom, Natalie Fischetti.  Assistant Professors: Karen Arca Contreras, Susan Brillhart, Maria Giordano, Susan Mee, Catherine Paradiso.  Lecturers:  Danna L. Curcio, Regina Gonzalez Lama, Nora Maloney, Barbara Schiano. Chief College Lab Technician: Eileen Quagliano.

The department offers the Associate's degree program that prepares students for the New York State Board of Nursing Examination for license as a Registered Nurse, an upper-division program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, and graduate programs including a Master of Science degree program in Adult-Gerontological health Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist of Nurse Practitioner), the Post Master's Advanced Certificate in Adult-Gerontological Health Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner), Advanced Certificates in Cultural Competence and Nursing Education. The Post Bachelor's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for advanced practice nurses (Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner), the clinical doctorate prepares nurses for the highest level of nursing practice, is a new addition to our degree programs. The Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, and Master's degree programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission and all programs hold New York State Certification. Health Education courses fulfilling the Physical Education requirement are offered by this department.  Professor Catherine Paradiso is coordinator for the Graduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs.