Programs Goals and Outcomes

BSN Program Outcomes and Success Measures

BSN-Prelicensure Program Outcome 1:

Calendar yearNCLEX-RN national average pass rates
KC BSN NCLEX-RN pass ratesMet
201484.9377.78%No
201585.4985.07%Yes
201688.84*93.1%Yes

*third quarter pass rates

Program Outcome 1: The program’s three-year mean for the licensure exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean for the same three-year period.


BSN-Prelicensure Program Outcome 2

Program Entry# of students starting program Final % of students completing program in 3 years Met
Fall 20128282.9%Yes
Fall 20138085%Yes
Fall 20148087.5%Yes

LPN to BSN Program Outcome 2

Program Entry# of students starting programFinal % of students completing program in 3 years Met
Fall 2012683%Yes
Fall 20135100%Yes
Fall 20146100%Yes

Data is gathered from August 1 through July 31.

Program Outcome 2: At least 70% of admitted students will complete the program within three years of starting the first nursing course. (% of students completing within 150% of program length).


 

BSN-Prelicensure Program Outcome 3

Cohort graduation yearGraduates
1-4 scale
% Alumni agreeEmployer rating of program quality on a 1-5 scale% Employers who would hire another KC graduateMet
2014no responses4.3100%Yes
20153100%4.5100%Yes
20163.6Survey in progress4100%Yes

Data is gathered from August 1 through July 31.

Program Outcome 3: Eighty-five percent (85%) of graduating students will rate their satisfaction with the KC nursing program at a level of 3 or greater on a 4 point scale.

Eighty-five percent (85%) of alumni will rate their satisfaction with the KC nursing program as “Agree” or “Strongly Agree” one year after graduation.

Employers will rate the program quality at a level of 4 or higher on a 5 point scale on the employer survey, and 90% of employers would want to hire another KC nursing graduate.


BSN-Prelicensure Program Outcome 4:

Pre-licensure Nursing2014
BSN
2015
BSN
2016
BSN*
# of KC Graduates647869
% Hired by KHN21%63.3%67%
% Employed 6-12 months post grad.100% of survey respondents had an RN jobs within 12 months of graduation100% of survey respondents had an RN jobs within 12 months of graduation100% of survey respondents had an RN jobs within 12 months of graduation
MetYesYesYes

Data is gathered from August 1 through July 31. Data on job placement rate is gathered through anonymous surveys and through hospital directory database information. 

Program Outcome 4: The number of Kettering College graduates hired within Kettering Health Network is at least 35%. At least 90% of Kettering College nursing graduates will have an RN position within 12 months of graduation.


 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate:

  1. Synthesizes knowledge from the arts and sciences and from nursing theory, practice, and evidence-based research to provide and to manage the health care needs of diverse community populations, patients, and families across the continuum of health care.
  2. Uses professional nursing judgment, informed by Christian principles, moral and ethical reasoning, professional nursing standards, and evidence-based practice, to promote health, prevent disease, and provide safe, competent, whole-person nursing care across the continuum of health care.
  3. Is a compassionate and conscientious nurse who serves humanity and the profession of nursing in the spirit of Christian caring.
  4. Uses written, verbal, nonverbal, and emerging technological methods to communicate effectively in the provision, management, and coordination of health care across the life span.
  5. Functions as a collaborative member of the interdisciplinary health care team to promote health, prevent disease, and provide evidence-based nursing care to individuals, families, communities, and populations across the continuum of health care.
  6. Incorporates leadership and management skills and an understanding of organizations to promote safety and quality care for individuals, families, communities, and populations.
  7. Designs care based upon an understanding of how regulatory policies and economic, political, and sociocultural forces directly and indirectly influence the health care system and professional nursing practice.
  8. Engages in learning-centered experiences that promote lifelong personal and professional growth within the scope of baccalaureate nursing practice.
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