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BSN OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT PLAN SUMMARY

To determine achievement of Program Outcomes and Program Effectiveness for

Continuous Quality Improvement

 

 

Measurable Indicators of Program Effectiveness in the Aggregate Expected Outcomes Data to be Collected Timelines/Reporting Actual Outcomes

CQI

(Analysis/Review)

Program completion/Graduation Rates

> 70%

 

1.  Graduation rates for BSN nursing students will be 70% or above once students enroll in the clinical nursing sequence. Annually BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   Graduation Rates

 

In 4 / 5 Years (%):

2008 = 68.97 / 84.48

2009 = 93.55 / 100.00

2010 = 78.26 / 86.96

2011 = 80.00 / 82.86

2012 = 80.00 / 91.43

2013 = 73.81 / NA

NCLEX Pass Rate

> 80%

 

2.  Graduates will achieve a first time NCLEX pass rate of 80% or greater Annually

BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   NCLEX pass rates

 

2008 = 97%

2009 = 96%

2010 = 95%

2011 = 96%

2012 = 98%

2013 = 89%

Employment Rates

> 80%

 

3.  Employment rates for new graduates will be 80% or above, within 1 year of graduation.

 

Annually

BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   Employment rates at graduation, End of Program Survey, 1-Year Alumni Survey, and TCNJ Alumni Survey

2008 = 100%

2009 = 100%

2010 = 100%

2011 = 100%

2012 = 100%

2013 = 100%

 

Achievement of Program Outcomes / End of Program Objs. Expected Outcomes Data to be Collected Timelines/Reporting Actual Outcomes

CQI

(Analysis/Review)

Student/

Graduate Satisfaction

 

4.  Graduates of TCNJ BSN nursing program will be satisfied with program as evidenced by mean scores of “satisfied” (> 4.00) or above on End of Program Evaluation and ranking in the top three on EBI comparison data to six similar programs. Annually

BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   End of Program Evaluation

·   Educational Benchmarking Survey (EBI)

End of last semester, spring, senior year

 

End of Program Evaluation (Scale 1 dissatisfied to 5 – very satisfied/mean scores – 7-year mean = 4.48)

2008 = 4.48

2009 = 4.51

2010 = 4.45

2011 = 4.69

2012 = 4.48

2013 = 4.36

2014 = 4.42

Overall Program Effectiveness / Quality of Nursing Instruction

EBI 2008 Rank = 1 / 1

EBI 2009 Rank = 2 / 1

EBI 2010 Rank = 2 / 2

EBI 2011 Rank = 1 / 1

EBI 2012 Rank = 2 / 2

EBI 2013 Rank = 2 / 2

Alumni Satisfaction

 

5.  Alumni will be satisfied with the nursing program as evidenced by mean scores of “satisfied” or above on 1-year and 5-year Alumni Surveys. Annually BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   1-Year Alumni Survey

·   5-Year Alumni Survey

 

Overall high levels of satisfaction measured
Employer Satisfaction 6.  Employers will be satisfied with TCNJ nursing graduates as evidenced by mean scores of “satisfied” or above on Employer Surveys. Employer surveys sent out with 1-Year and 5-Year Alumni Surveys

Annually

BSN Curriculum Workshop

Overall high levels of satisfaction measured
Commitment to life-long learning

 

7.  Alumni will enroll in graduate programs and continuing education as evidenced by data obtained from alumni surveys and other communication Annually BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   End of Program Evaluation

·   1-Year and 5-Year Alumni Surveys

 

> 50% of alumni have enrolled or completed graduate programs

100% of graduates have completed continuing education

Student Learning Outcomes

Based on Mission, Philosophy, Goals/objectives and professional standards and guidelines and needs of community of interest

Critical Thinking

Clinical Competence

Communication

Caring/Empathy

Autonomy

Leadership

 

8.  At the completion of the BSN Program students will demonstrate intended learning outcomes as evidenced by performance criteria on the multiple assessments in the “BSN Assessment Plan of Student Outcomes – BSN and Tables 1-4” Annually

BSN Curriculum Workshop

·   ATI Critical Thinking, pre-test (1st semester sophomore year) & post-test (last semester senior year)

·   ATI content series tests (at end of courses)

·   Course embedded measures

·   *Empathy Scale (ECRS), pre-test (1st nursing course freshman) & post-test (last semester senior)

·   Boughn Autonomy Scale (BAS) pre- test (1st semester sophomore) and post test (last semester senior)

Value-added marked improvement

Consistently at Level 2 Proficiency or successfully remediated > 90%

2008 – p = .018*

2009 – p = .000*

2010 – p = .000*

2011 – p = .000*

2012 – p = .000*

2013 – p = .235

2014 – p = .000*

2008 – p = .000*

2009 – p = .000*

2010 – p = .000*

2011 – p = .000*

2012 – p = .000*

2013 – p = .000*

2014 – p = .000*

*Significant p = .000 (p-value ≤ .0005)

Faculty Accomplishments related to:

Teaching

Scholarship

Service

Practice

 

9.  Faculty will meet or exceed the requirements established by the College for reappointment, tenure, promotion and 5-year review. Student Evaluation of Teaching Forms

Peer-Evaluation of Teaching

Reappointment applications

Promotions applications

5-year reviews

Updated Vita

Committee membership

Faculty Professional Activity Form (FPAF)

Nursing Faculty

Competency Plan and Activities Sheet (NFCAS)

Service

Publications

Reviewed by individual faculty and by Chair and Dean after each course and each semester

Completed on pre-tenured faculty; faculty going up for promotion, and at request of individual faculty as needed

Reviewed by Department Promotion Reappointment Committee as defined by College Promotion and Reappointment Document 2011

2012- 3 applications

2013- 2 applications

2014- 3 application

In review by College and AFT Unit

Annually – compiled by Dean’s office

Drafted annually at

Department of Nursing Annual Meeting (May) and finalized at September meeting

Completed annually by individual faculty and submitted to and compiled by Dean’s office

Completed annually by individual faculty and submitted to and compiled by Dean’s office

Identified on faculty Curriculum Vita submitted annually

Identified on faculty Curriculum Vita submitted annually

 

Accepted faculty 3/21/07, 10-09, 5-14-14

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