Nursing Assessment Report Summaries

2010-2011

Executive Summary
Characteristics of the RN BSN Class of 2011

RN to BSN data of August 2011 Graduates

55 students started the RN-BSN program in the fall off 2010. Of that 55, three were male and 52 were female.  Two identified themselves as African American, 43 as white and 3 did not specify. 48 of the original 55 graduated with a BSN in August of 2011 (three male and 45 female).

An interesting note is the age range of this class, the youngest (22 years old) were born in 1989 and the oldest student (57) was born in 1954.

Alumni Survey Results: 100% of alumni’s surveyed are working full time. 47.1% work in a community hospital, 5.9 % Long term or extended care, 5.9% Specialty hospital, 17.6% in a regional medical center, 5.9% home health care, 11.8% other. The average salary was 61,461.53 dollars. 5.9% work in OB, 17.6% in adult, 11.8 older adult, 58.8% other. 23.5% are nurse managers, 58.8% are working in patient education. 17.6% marked other.

Executive Summary of Student Performance for Each Outcome with Faculty Interpretation

outcomes

overall comparison with benchmark: Met, Significantly Exceeded, or Area for improvement

potential areas for action*

 

Program Outcome 1: The BSN graduate applies a solid base in liberal education in the practice of nursing.

Significantly Exceeded

Program Outcome 2: The BSN graduate applies knowledge and skills in quality improvement and patient safety.

Significantly Exceeded

Program Outcome 3: The BSN Graduate translates current evidence for best practices in the provision of nursing care.

Significantly Exceeded

Program Outcome 4: The BSN Graduate applies knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology in the delivery of nursing care. 

Significantly Exceeded

BSN Program Outcome 5: The BSN Graduate understands the interplay between health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments on the nursing care situation

Significantly Exceeded

BSN Program Outcome 6: The BSN Graduate collaborates with members of other disciplines to deliver effective patient centered care.

Significantly Exceeded

BSN Program Outcome 7: The BSN Graduate demonstrates clinical prevention and population health skills.

Significantly Exceeded

BSN Program Outcome 8: The BSN Graduate demonstrates professionalism and the values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice.

Significantly Exceeded

 

BSN Program Outcome 9: The BSN Graduate practices nursing with individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan and across the continuum of health care environments, respecting the complexity of the care situation.

Significantly Exceeded

 

Section IV: Using Assessment for Program Improvement for 2011

As evidenced by the portfolio results, all BSN Program Outcomes significantly exceeded expectations; and as a result, show the new curriculum is effective and will be continued without revisions at this time.

Link to Nursing Assessment Plans and Reports for both 2011 RN to BSN Report and 2011 Pre-Licensure BSN Report

2009-2010

Link to Nursing Assessment Summary and Reports for 2010 Pre-Licensure BSN Report

2008-2009

Link to Nursing Assessment Summary and Reports for 2009 RN to BSN Report and 2009 Pre-Licensure Report

2007-2008

Link to Nursing Assessment Summary and Reports for 2008 RN to BSN Report and 2009 Pre-Licensure Report