NURSING

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Overview

Our professional program in the field of nursing prepares you to be licensed as a registered nurse and ready to practice in the profession in any health care facility. The program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the state and produces one of the best NCLEX pass-rates year-in and year-out.

The Bloomfield College nursing program is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the New Jersey State Board of Nursing.

Bloomfield College also offers an RN to BSN Accelerated Degree program for Registered Nurses.

Please review the recommended sequence of courses and requirements for the nursing program.

What you'll study:


Nursing skills, therapeutic communication, clinical judgement, teamwork and collaboration, and research and evidence-based practice skills.

What you can do:


Become a registered nurse, health care administrator or health educator.


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Fast Facts

  • All nursing students engage in clinical practice.
  • Our nursing licensure rate is 94 percent.
  • The Bloomfield College Nursing program is consistently ranked one of the top programs in the state.
  • The Bloomfield College Nursing alumni have been selected for prestigious awards.
  • Expected job growth: 16 percent from 2014 to 2024.
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You could be …

A registered nurse: Median pay $68,450 per year. Registered nurses provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

A health care administrator: Median pay $96,540 per year. Health care administrators plan, direct and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians.

A health educator:Median pay $44,390 per year. Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities.

(Source: bls.gov and payscale.com)


Nursing student

Contact Information

Lorraine Flood

Lorraine Flood

Director, Nursing Lab

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1659
Office: College Hall, Room 38
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Marianne Flood

Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1562
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 5
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Doreen Gagnon

Doreen Gagnon

Associate Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1134
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 8
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Nancy Innella

Associate Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1672
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 7
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Ismat Mikky

Ismat Mikky

Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1329
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 10
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Phyllis More

Phyllis More

Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1325
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 2
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Lori Ann Palmieri

Lori Ann Palmieri

Associate Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1330
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 9
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Rosita Rodriguez

Rosita Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1331
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 11
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Neddie Serra

Chair, Division of Nursing
Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1120
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 3
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Jacquelyn Svercauski

Assistant Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1328
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 8
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Carolyn Tuella

Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1323
Office: 74 Oakland Ave., Room 7
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Elaine Zarzecki

Elaine Zarzecki

Assistant Director, Nursing Lab

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1375
Office: College Hall, Room 18
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Steven Zurlo

Clinical Coordinator

Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1119
Office: 74 Oakland Ave.
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“Bloomfield College is a great place to be. As a health educator, I have the opportunity to get to know each student I teach. It is like a little community where you can make a difference in each life you touch.”

– Neddie V. Serra, Bloomfield Nursing Faculty
Neddie V. Serra Bloomfield Nursing Faculty Background
“You’re going to be there when a lot of people are born, and when a lot of people die. In almost every culture, such moments are regarded as sacred and private, made special by a divine presence. No one on Earth would be welcomed, but you’re personally invited. What an honor that is.”

– Thom Dick, American author and advocate for caregivers
Thom Dick, American author and advocate for caregivers Bloomfield College Background
"Every nurse was drawn to nursing because of a desire to care, to serve, or to help."

– Christina Feist-Heilmeier, RN, author of Nurses Are from Heaven
Christina Feist-Heilmeier, RN, author of Nurses Are from Heaven Bloomfield College Background
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

– Mahatma Gandhi, prominent Indian political leader
Mahatma Gandhi, prominent Indian political leader Bloomfield College Background

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