Kathleen J. Prokop
Department of Nursing/Division of Health and Natural Sciences
Hired: August 1992
B.S.N., Georgetown University M.A., M.Ed, Nursing Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Professor Prokop began her nursing career working as a staff nurse at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. While working as a nurse on a neuro-oncology unit, Prof. Prokop completed her graduate degree in teaching. She previously worked per diem at Morristown Memorial Hospital in the Neuro-ICU. In 1992, Prof. Prokop began her teaching career at the County College of Morris. She has taught Nursing 3 for a year, Nursing 4 for 6 years and has been teaching Nursing 2 since 2000. Prof. Prokop has been the team leader of Nursing 2 since 2004.
During her time at the college, Prof. Prokop has played an integral part in bringing technology to the nursing program. She co-developed the first nursing course website, introduced computerized testing, implemented the Human Patient Simulator (HPS) in the nursing curriculum, and most recently, integrated the Student Response System in the classroom.
Professor Prokop is a member of the National League of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and Holy Family Parish Nursing Association.