Nursing: Evening-Weekend: A.A.S.
Program Learning Outcomes
- 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 patient.
- 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 judgments guided by the nursing process, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice.
SUNY Broome’s Nursing Department offers an Evening-Weekend (E/W) option for students to earn an AAS in Nursing and entry level Registered Nurse employment. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – RN (NCLEX – RN).
In the Evening-Weekend Program option, students attend nursing class/lab two evenings a week and clinicals are scheduled every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday). The program is completed in three years. If a student needs to complete their general education co-requisites, the first two semesters will be full-time and the final four semesters are part-time.
Nursing Program graduates enter a highly favorable job market with many employment opportunities and an average entry salary of $73,000-$74,000 per year. Between 2021 and 2031, the national job outlook for Registered Nurses is projected to increase by 6%. Currently, the top employers of nurses include hospitals, physician offices, home health, and long-term care facilities. Visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website for additional information on the job opportunities in Nursing.
Nursing is a Competitive Admissions program.
Transfer students who want to matriculate into the nursing program must provide a letter from their previous Nursing Program director stating that the student did not leave for clinical issues relating to patient safety or professionalism.
There are essential non-academic requirements of the Nursing Program. These are the physical, psychological and professional expectations required of all students in the Nursing Program. Students must have the ability to perform interventions that ensure patient safety. Please see the Prospective Students page for a complete list of essential functions.
In order to participate in clinical rotations, which are requisite to graduate from a nursing program, students are required to submit proof of a current physical and up-to-date required vaccinations. Influenza vaccinations are required on an annual basis, and as of Fall 2023, only the history of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID) vaccination status is being requested. Specific instructions about required health status documentation and deadlines are provided by the Nursing Program on an ongoing basis..
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Associate Degree Nurses can further their career opportunities by earning their BSN and going on for Graduate Degrees in their particular area of interest. SUNY Broome has transfer articulation agreements which provide a smooth transition to the BSN.