The nursing undergraduate major will prepare you for an exciting career as a professional nurse. The curriculum is fully integrated with the arts and sciences and will provide you with all of the tools you will need to practice in the fast-paced and ever-changing health care system. You will experience health care at the cutting edge as you learn nursing skills in our laboratory and develop hands-on practice in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health and visiting nurse facilities in the Westchester County and New York metropolitan areas. At Concordia, students of nursing have the opportunity to complete their degree in three-and-a-half years. Classes are small, the faculty, nationally-known, and nursing education is delivered with all the personal touches for which Concordia College is known.

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Concordia Nursing NEWS

Our December 2014 Nursing Graduates have excelled with an 88.24% NCLEX-RN licensing exam pass rate for 2015.
Concordia is among the top ten Baccalaureate Nursing Programs in New York  State for NCLEX-RN pass rates and has exceeded both national and state pass rates. (Source: The National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses)

Our Nursing Students Value the Whole Person

Nursing education at Concordia College utilizes knowledge from liberal arts and sciences to provide nurses with a well-rounded educational foundation. We respect high-touch as much as we value high-tech and we are intentional about making sure our graduates value the whole person—their culture, their spirituality, their humanity. Graduates from our program are encouraged to embrace life-long learning and continue their nursing education long after they leave our campus. The nursing curriculum at Concordia College-New York can be completed in three-and-a-half years.

Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook

Sample Nursing Program Courses Include:

  • Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Risk Reduction
  • Contemporary Issues in Nursing
  • Critical Thinking in the Clinical Management of Patients
  • Health Assessment
  • Acute Care of the Adult Patient I & II
  • Nursing Care of the Older Adult
  • Spiritual and Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Nursing Care
  • Pathopharmacology I & II
  • Nursing Care of Aggregate Populations: Family
  • Nursing Care of Aggregate Populations: Community and Mental Health
  • Research, Theory and Evidence Base for Nursing Care
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Transition to the Professional Nursing Role

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Nursing Faculty

Dr. Kathleen Flaherty, EdD, RN, CRRN, CNE
Dean, Division of Nursing
Professor of Nursing

Phone: (914) 337-9300, ext.2183

Lucia Alfano, RN, MA
Phone: (914) 337-9300, ext.2285

Karen Bourgeois, PhD (c), RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor
Phone: (914) 337-9300 ext.3255

Rose Camille, MHA, MSN, RN-BC
Phone: (914) 337-9300, ext. 2269  

Dr. Christine Corcoran, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Director, The Patricia Nelson Nursing Learning Resource Center,
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Phone: (914) 337-9300 ext.2282

Helene Dill, MS, RN, CNM
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Phone: (914) 337-9300 ext.2284

Sarit Orlofsky, MSN, RN
Instructor of Nursing
Phone: (914) 337-9300 ext.2293

Dr. Anne Simmons, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Phone: (914) 337-9300 ext.2184

Carol Vicino, EdD, RN
Director, RN-BS Completion Program

Phone: (914) 337-9300, ext. 2469