Sung H Gwak
Office Hours: M: 1PM to 2 PM, T: 1-3 PM
Phone: +1 (212) 220-8235
Professor of Nursing Sung Gwak joined the BMCC faculty in 1986, after having taught at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina and East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. A Deputy Chair of the BMCC Nursing Department, Professor Gwak teaches a wide variety of classes, sharing with students her experience working as a Registered Nurse in cardiac, respiratory and other intensive care units at New York Hospital in Queens, and other medical centers across the country.
A tireless advocate for aspiring nurses, Gwak advises her students to enhance their studies with additional certifications, and maintains her own credentials as a Critical Care, Certified Infusion, and Medical/Surgical Nurse, skills she shares in the hands-on BMCC nursing curriculum.
In addition to being on the faculty of the BMCC associate degree nursing program, Gwak teaches in the BMCC Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education department, leading certification programs for Intravenous Therapy, 12-Lead EKG, and Medical-Surgical Nursing. She taught EKG course for EKG technician certification and Phelebotomy course for lab.technician certification .
Critical Care Nursing
- B.S. Georgia State University, Nursing,
- M.S. Georgia State University, Nursing,
- 8 CRS.4 HRS.12 LAB HRS.NUR 411 (Nursing Process IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing)
- This course is composed of a semester of medical-surgical nursing. It is a continuation of medical-surgical nursing introduced in NUR 313. There is emphasis on selected medical-surgical problems and students receive supervision of more advanced medical-surgical nursing skills in the hospital lab. Prerequisites: NUR 313 and all previous prerequisites, Corequisite: NUR 415
Research and Projects
Honors, Awards and Affiliations
- CUNY Research Grant
Professor Gwak was awarded a CUNY Research Grant for a study of trans-cultural issues impacting on patient care in the nursing and healthcare field.