Nursing and Surgical Technology

The Nursing and Surgical Technology 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 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.

Academic Advisement

Students in the Surgical Technology program receive academic advisement by appointment. Contact the Program Director Brian Barboza at (518) 629-8179 for advisement details.

Students in the Nursing program also receive academic advisement by appointment.

Advisement Details for Nursing Students

Faculty

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Get in Touch

Department or program information:

Jodi Dorrough
NURSING and Surgical Technology 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.