Nursing Program Assessment

Departamento Ciencias de la Salud

AAS 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
YearsNational passing gradeInter American University of Puerto Rico

Aguadilla Campus

Inter American University of Puerto Rico*
2018 – 1960.5%

(N=1253 )

91.8%

(N= 25)

79.4%
2017 – 1855%

N=

100%

N=

79.4% (2017)
2016 -1755%

N=

100%

N=

85% (2016)

*Statistical report

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 AdmissionsAAS: Program Completion Time
2 years2.5 year3 years3.5 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)

00
2016

(N=24)

87.5%

(N=21)

12.5%

(N=3)

00

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.

YearsGraduates

End of the program survey

Overall Alumni satisfactionEmployers survey*
2018 – 19100% (N = 17)(100%)     (N= 14)
2017 – 18100% (N =19)( 98.6% )  (N=73)
2016 -17100% (N =24)(100%)      (N=45)
2015 – 16100% 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.

YearsAlumni Survey
2018 – 19On 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

·         11 (78.6%) students are pursing BSN

Sent to 18 alumni response = 14 (77.7%)

2017 – 18The 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. N=73

·         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.

YearsPercent of Satisfaction
2018 – 19
2017 – 1898%
2016 -17100%
2015 – 16100%

86% excellent, 14% good

2014 – 1596%

Program outcome 5:

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
Yearsmaterial, supplies and equipmentphysical facilities
2018 – 19
2017-1897.5% (average)95% (satisfaction)
2016 -17100% satisfaction

92% excellent

3% good

100% satisfaction

97% excellent

3% good

2016 – 15100% satisfaction

92.8% excellent, 7.2% good

100% satisfaction

86% excellent, 14% good

2014 – 1575%92%


BSN 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
National passing gradeUIPR – AguadillaUIPR*

(2017)

2017 – 1876%89%89%
2016 –  1778%86%91%
2015 – 1675%88%
2014 – 1573%100%

*Statistical report

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 AdmissionsBSN: Program Completion time
3 years3.5 year4 years4.555.5
2014 (N=40)045%

(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)00
2016  (n=13)*30.7% (N=4)

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.

YearsGraduates

(End of the program survey)

AlumniEmployers
2017 – 18100%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 -17100%
2016 – 1597% satisfaction

86% excellent

11% good

2014 – 15100% satisfaction

Program outcome 4:

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

2017 – 18

Next scheduled assessment 2019 – 2020

Alumni results N=23

8.6% (2) – non nursing job

91% (21) – nursing job

87% (20)- full time

4% (1) – part-time

Most of them provide clinical care 90% (19)

Among the participant’s working in nursing (N=21):

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

Program outcome 5:

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

YearsPercent
2017 – 18 85%
2016 -1795%
2016 – 15100%
2014 – 1595%

Program outcome 5:

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.

YearsSatisfaction with

material, supplies and equipment

physical facilities
2017 – 188695.5%
2016 -1795%100%
2016 – 1585%100%
2014 – 1592%95%

Program outcome summary

feb/2019/ADH