Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018
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The School of Health Sciences includes the following departments: Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Social Work.
Marcus Hall 5S
Arlene Farren, Chairperson (Acting) and Associate Professor
Professors: Eileen Gigliotti, Marianne Jeffreys, Mary Ellen McMorrow. Associate Professors: Barbara DiCicco-Bloom, Angela Sammarco. Assistant Professors: June M. Como, Dawn Fairle, Natalie Fischetti, Maria Giordano, Patricia Murray-Given, Barbara Griffiths, Susan Mee. Lecturers: Karen Arca Contreras, Danna L. Curcio, Regina Gonzalez Lama, Nora Maloney, Estelle Press, 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 Arlene Farren is Deputy Chairperson. Professor June M. Como is coordinator for the Graduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice program and Professor Patricia Murray-Given is coordinator of the Nurse Practitioner program.
Building 5N, Room 207
Jeffrey Rothman, Chairperson and Professor
Professor: Maria Knikou, Zaghloul Ahmed. Associate Professors: Maureen Becker, Michael Chiacchiero. Assistant Professors: Jean-Philippe Berteau, Wei Zhang.
The College of Staten Island offers a clinical Doctoral program in Physical Therapy leading to the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). The DPT Program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Building 2A, Room 201
Christine Flynn Saulnier, Chairperson and Professor
Professor: Christine Flynn Saulnier. Associate Professor: Barbara Teater. Assistant Professor: Vandana Chaudhry, Raquel Marta e Silva, Esther Son. Lecturers: Patti Gross, Kari Meyer.
The Social Work Programs at the College of Staten Island, The City University of New York are committed to excellence in teaching, service, and the creation and dissemination of knowledge. We draw upon social constructionism to inform and guide transformative social work practices. We strive to create an environment in which the human rights of all people are respected, diversity is embraced, and the values and ethics of the social work profession are upheld. We provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and values to dismantle oppression and injustice; foster human and community well-being; and create a world that is socially and economically just and equitable.
To achieve this mission, the College of Staten Island offers social work degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree prepares students for entry level generalist urban practice. The BSSW program provides a local and global context for understanding and addressing the experiences of people and societies that includes knowledge of cultural, economic, and political factors; and that fosters human and community well-being, with particular emphasis on matters of social and economic justice, and global interconnectedness. The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree prepares students for advanced urban transformative practice with people with disabilities (intellectual, physical, sensory, psychiatric, chronic health and other impairments). The MSW program educates social workers from a critical disabilities perspective to employ transformative social work practices with people with disabilities. Acknowledging our global interconnectedness, we strive to understand and address the experiences of diverse people and societies; foster human and community well-being; and, create a world that is socially and economically just and equitable.
Wilma Jones, Associate Dean and Chief Librarian
Professors: James Kaser, Wilma Jones, Associate Professors: Rebecca Adler Schiff, Andrew Leykam, Amy Stempler, Judy Xiao. Assistant Professors: Jonathan Cope, Ewa Dzurak, Anne Hays, Mark Aaron Polger. Lecturer: Rachel Jirka. Higher Education Officer: Mark Lewental. Higher Education Assistant: Antonio Gallego. College Lab Technicians: Brian Farr, Stanley Zimmerman. The Library supports the entire range of academic programs at the College through its collections, periodical subscriptions, and microforms. Computer facilities for database searching provide access to City University and national catalogs. The Library’s own resources are supplemented by an array of modern networking arrangements at regional, state, and national levels. The Library is the center for the implementation of multimedia programs in pedagogy.
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