Nursing Program Assessment

Departamento Ciencias de la Salud

Nursing Program

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE IN NURSING

PROGRAM OUTCOMES AND SUCCESS MEASURES

PROGRAM OUTCOME 1:

At least 85% of nursing graduates will meet or exceed the national mean of Puerto Rico licensure board passing rate for all first – time test –takers during the same twelve-month period.

Puerto Rico Licensure board report
Years National passing grade Inter American University of Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Campus

Inter American University of Puerto Rico*
2018 – 19 60.5%

N=1253

91.8%

N= 25

N/A
2017 – 18 55%

N= 328

100%

N= 8

79.4% (2017)

N=31

2016 -17 55%

N= 779

100%

N= 13

85% (2016)

*statistical report

In the last three years, Aguadilla campus has exceeded the national mean of Puerto Rico licensure board passing rate for all first – time test –takers with an average of 97%.

PROGRAM OUTCOME 2:

Program Completion rate 75% of students complete their degree in 150% or less of the number of credit hours required to complete the degree.

Calendar Year Admissions AAS: Program Completion time
2 years 2.5 year 3 years 3.5 years
2014

(N=30)

63.3% (N=19) 23.3%

(N=7)

10%

(N=3)

3%

(N=1)

2015

(N = 27)

74%

(N=20)

25.9%

(N=7)

0 0
2016

(N=24)

87.5% (N=21) 12.5%

(N=3)

0 0

 

98.7% of the student’s complete in less than 150% of the time.  Furthermore, in the last three years an average of 74% complete their degree in 2 years or less.

PROGRAM OUTCOME 3:

Overall, 90% of Graduates, alumni and employers will indicate satisfaction with the AAS program of study as evidence by a rating of 3 (good) or 4 (excellent) on respective survey submitted.

Years Graduates

End of the program survey

Overall Alumni satisfaction Employers survey*
2018 – 19 100% (N = 17) 100% (N= 14)
2017 – 18 100% (N =19) 98.6% (N=73)
2016 -17 100%  (N =24) 100%  (N=45)
2015 – 16 100% satisfaction

93% Excellent

7% good

A total of 6 agencies evaluate the clinical performance of 30 alumni* with an overall of 91.6%.

*Employers survey was submitted every 5 years

 

PROGRAM OUTCOME 4:

Minimum of 70% of AAS graduate will be employed 18 -24 months’ post-graduation.

Years Results: Alumni Survey
2018 – 19 On line questionnaires were submitted twice on the second semester for the Alumni survey.  It reveals that a year after graduation:

·         2 (14.2%) work full time in nursing

·         1 (7.1%) work part-time in nursing

·         6 (42.9%) is not working

·         5 (35.7%) have a non-nursing job.

·         11 (78.6%) students are pursing BSN

Sent to 18 alumni response = 14 (77.7%)

2017 – 18 The Alumni survey reveals that a year after graduation:

·         2 (2.7%) work full time in nursing,

·         4 (5.5%) work part-time.

·         38 (52.1%) is not working

·         26 (35.6%) have a non-nursing job

·         98.5% are pursing BSN

·         Alumni response = 73

 

PROGRAM OUTCOME 5:

85% of nursing students are satisfied (ranking 3 or more) with nursing program services.

Years Percent of Satisfaction
2018 – 19 91%
2017 – 18 98%
2016 -17 100%
2015 – 16 100%

86% excellent, 14% good

2014 – 15 96%

PROGRAM OUTCOME 6:

An average of 85% of students will agree that available physical facilities, material, supplies and equipment are appropriate to meet their learning outcomes by a rating of 3 (good) or 4 (excellent) on respective survey submitted.

 Percent of Satisfaction
Years material, supplies and equipment physical facilities
2018 – 19 78% 73%
2017-18 97.5% 95%
2016 -17 100% satisfaction

92% excellent

3% good

100% satisfaction

97% excellent

3% good

2016 – 15 100% satisfaction

92.8% excellent,

7.2% good

100% satisfaction

86% excellent,

14% good

2014 – 15 75% 92%

Inter-American University of Puerto Rico

Aguadilla, Campus

Nursing Program

NURSING PROGRAM BSN OUTCOMES AND SUCCESS MEASURES

PROGRAM OUTCOME 1:

At least 85% of nursing graduates will meet or exceed the national mean of Puerto Rico licensure board passing rate for all first – time test –takers during the same twelve-month period.

Puerto Rico Licensure board report
National passing grade Inter American University of Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Campus

Inter American University of Puerto Rico*

(2017)

2018 – 19 75% 89% N/A
2017 – 18 76% 89% 89%
2016 –  17 78% 86% 91%
2015 – 16 75% 88% N/A
2014 – 15 73% 100% N/A

*Statistical report                               N/A- not available

In the last three years, Aguadilla campus has exceeded the national mean of Puerto Rico licensure board passing rate for all first – time test –takers with an average of 88%.

PROGRAM OUTCOME 2:

Program Completion rate 75% of students complete their degree in 150% or less of the number of credit hours required to complete the degree.

Calendar Year Admissions BSN: Program Completion time
3 years 3.5 year 4 years 4.5 5 5.5
2014 (N=40) 0 45%

(N= 18)

40% (N=16) 7.5% (N=3) 5% (N=2) 2.5% (N=1)
2015 (N=28) 3.5% (N=1) 25% (N=7) 60.7% (N=17) 10.7% (N=3) 0 0
2016  (N=13)* 30.7% (N=4)

*in process

100% of the student’s complete in less than 150% of the time.  Furthermore, in the last three years an average of 33.3% of students complete their degree in 3.5 years.

PROGRAM OUTCOME 3:

Overall, 90% of Graduates, alumni and employers will indicate satisfaction with the BSN program of study as evidence by a rating of 3 (good) or 4 (excellent) on respective survey submitted.

Years Graduates

(End of the program survey)

Alumni Employers*
2018 – 19 96% 100%
2017 – 18 100% 100% A total of 6 agencies evaluate the clinical performance of 30 alumni* with an overall of 91.6%.  Average per professional role fluctuates between 86.9 – 91.6%
2016 -17 100%
2016 – 15 97% satisfaction

86% excellent

11% good

2014 – 15 100% satisfaction
  • Employers survey every 5 years.

 

PROGRAM OUTCOME 4:

Minimum of 70% of BSN graduate will be employed 18 -24 months’ post-graduation.

Years Results: Alumni Survey
2018 – 19 On line questionnaires were submitted twice on the second semester for the Alumni survey.  It reveals that a year after graduation:

·         5 (55.6%) work full time in nursing

·         1 (11.1%) work part-time in nursing

·         3 (33.3%) is not working

·         Time between graduation date and their first job fluctuates between 6 months (4 – 44.4%) and 2 years.

Sent to 12 alumni response = 9 (75%)

2017 – 18

 

On line questionnaires were submitted twice for the Alumni survey.  It reveals that a year after graduation:

·         91% (21) nursing Job

·         87 (20) work full time in nursing

·         4% (1) work part-time in nursing

·         Time between graduation date and their first job fluctuates between 6 month and 2 years.

Alumni response = 23

 

 

PROGRAM OUTCOME 5:

85% of nursing students are satisfied (ranking 3 or more) with nursing program services.

Years Percent
2018 – 19 100%
2017 – 18  85%
2016 -17 95%
2016 – 15 100%
2014 – 15 95%

 

PROGRAM OUTCOME 6:

An average of 85% of students will agree that available physical facilities, material, supplies and equipment are appropriate to meet their learning outcomes as by a rating of 3 (good) or 4 (excellent) on respective survey submitted.

Years Satisfaction with

material, supplies and equipment

physical facilities
2018 – 19 100% 100%
2017 – 18 86% 95.5%
2016 -17 95% 100%
2016 – 15 85% 100%
2014 – 15 92% 95%

Program outcome summary

August/2019/ADH