Bridget Weeks

Full Time Faculty

Nursing

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-5548
Email: Bridget.Weeks@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: M-401A, Marine and Academic Center

Bridget Weeks

Biography

Professor Bridget (Maggie) Weeks was hired at Kingsborough Community College as an Assistant Professor in the Nursing Department in September 2001. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Hunter College, her Master of Science in Nursing from Lehman College and an Advanced Certificate as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Hunter College. She is also a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate nursing education. Since 2013 she is a full Professor and Chairperson of the Nursing Department. Over the years she has served on numerous committees in both the Nursing Department and the College. She has worked for most of her nursing career in the emergency department of various hospitals in New York. She is a member of the several professional organizations where she has held various officer positions. She is married to a retired NYC Fireman/Registered Nurse and has two grown sons. In her spare time she enjoys both boating and reading.

Courses

NUR 2100 – Nursing of the Ill Adult
 
Education
 
Post Master’s Certificate/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner                              Hunter College,
CUNYMaster of Science,
Nursing - specialization in Nursing Education                            Herbert Lehman College,
CUNYBachelor of Science, Nursing                                                    Hunter College, CUNY     

 

College Teaching

Kingsborough Community College                                               2001-present
College of Mount St. Vincent                                                         1994- 2001
Herbert Lehman College                                                                1992-1994
Queensborough Community College                                           1992
 

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Ficorelli C., Edelman M., Weeks B. (January 2013). Living donor renal transplant: A gift of life.  Nursing 2013.43(1), Wolters Kluwer/Lippencott, Williams & Wilkins, 58-62.Myasthenia gravis: Helping patients have better outcomes. (September 2012). The Nurse Practitioner, 37 (2), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 30-37.Hyland, D., Weeks, B., Ficorelli, C., Vanderbeek-Warren M.  (2012). Bringing Simulation to Life. Teaching and Learning in Nursing. Elsevier Publishers, 107-112.Edelman, MA, & Weeks, B. (My-June, 2006).  Do not pass “go”.  Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. 4(3), 64.Weeks, B. & Ficorelli, C. (March, 2006).  Treating erectile dysfunction without first-line drugs.  Nursing 2006. 36(3), 26-27.Weeks, B. & Ficorelli, C. (January, 2006).  How new drugs help treat erectile dysfunction.  Nursing 2006. 36(1), 18-19.Ficorelli, C. & Weeks, B. (May, 2006).  Facing up to prostate cancer.  Nursing 2006. 36(5), 66-68Weeks, B. & Ficorelli, C. (2005). The ABC’s of BPH.  Nursing 2005.  35(10), 68-69.Weeks, B. (November, 2005). Graves disease: The importance of early diagnosis.  The Nurse Practitioner. 30(11), 34-45. 
 
CONFERENCE (AND SCHOLARLY) PRESENTATIONS
 
Poster Presentations: The Interactive Classroom,
NYC Nursing Education Consortium in Technology (NYCNECT) - January 2012
 
Research Interests
Medical Surgical Nursing
 
Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
Edelman M., Ficorelli C., Weeks B.  Bryan G. Woodward Community Grant: Empowerment through Education: A Peer-Mediated Initiative to Overcome Obesity          Implemented:  January 2011 – May 2012