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Programs of Study

Nursing

Degree: AAS  |  Graduation Requirements: 64 credits

Program Summary:

The Associate in Applied Science degree program in Nursing is a two-year Nursing curriculum that offers a supportive environment where students can grow as professionals and learn how to be Registered Nurses.

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The Nursing curriculum is offered to men and women of all ages including recent high school graduates, mature adults, and licensed practical nurses. Graduates are prepared to accept beginning level staff nursing positions in a variety of health facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and extended care facilities.

The emphasis of the curriculum is on direct patient care in the preparation of students for the three interrelated roles which are defined for the graduates of the Associate Degree program as provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing. Through the study of the Humanities, Natural and Social Sciences, and Nursing, students will gain an understanding of the value of individuals and their contributions to society.

The Nursing curriculum is accredited and registered with the New York State Education Department, Bureau of Professional Licensing:
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Graduate Outcomes:

  • Critical Thinking: Utilize critical thinking skills in the application of the nursing process to provide safe, quality care.
  • Communication: Demonstrate effective communication utilizing technology, written documentation, and verbal expression.
  • Caring: Incorporate empathetic, compassionate, caring interactions and behaviors.
  • Diversity: Demonstrate professional nursing care that incorporates sensitivity to culturally diverse clients across the lifespan.
  • Quality Improvement: Utilize data to ensure quality improvement and support of evidence based practice.
  • Leadership: Demonstrate knowledge of basic delegation and leadership management skills.
  • Information Management: Demonstrate and utilize information systems in the healthcare system.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate knowledge of professional development (behaviors) and incorporate evidence based practice in the nursing profession.
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The SUNY Sullivan

Advantage

  • SUNY Sullivan’s unique blend of friendly faculty, tutoring, simulation opportunities, and accelerated admission makes our two-year nursing degree one of our cornerstone programs.

  • Our partnerships with regional health care providers ensure that students enjoy rewarding clinical experiences and build relationships that lead to employment, and our partnerships with four-year colleges will accelerate BSN completion.

  • Graduates are prepared to accept beginning level staff nursing positions in a variety of health facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and extended care facilities.

Fundamentals of Nursing (NUR 1001)
Clinical for NUR 1001
Lab for NUR 1001
General Psychology
Principles of Biology I
Composition I
Commonalities in Nursing Care (NUR 1010)
Clinical for NUR 1010
Lab for NUR 1010
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Health Problems Throughout the Life Cycle I (NUR 2020)
Clinical for NUR 2020
Lab for NUR 2020
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Pharmacology & the Human Body
Elementary Statistics
Health Problems Throughout the Life Cycle II (NUR 2030)
Clinical for NUR 2030
Nursing Issues & Trends
Microbiology
Developmental Psychology

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