Nursing Program Assessment

Departamento Ciencias de la Salud

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.

NursingIn 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 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.

Nuring

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.

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.

Employment
Percentage of graduate employed 18 -24 months’ post-graduation. (Alumni survey) 2016 – 17

 

Alumni response

N=45

2017-18

Alumni response N=73

 

2018-19

Sent to 18 Alumni response

N = 14 (77.7%)

2 (4.4%) work full time in nursing, 1 (2.2%) work part-time. Employed in nursing 100%.

94% (42) are pursing BSN

2 (2%) AAS work full time in nursing and are not studying. Employed 100%

1 (1%) part time in nursing not studying.

3 (4%) work part-time in nursing and are pursing BSN at the same time.

70 (96%) are pursing BSN

2 (14.2%) work full time in nursing Employed 100%.

1 (7.1%) work part-time in nursing

11 (78.6%) students are pursing BSN

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

  • Results were affected after Hurricane Maria

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.
nursingIn 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 87.7%.

*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.

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.

*in process

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.

Employment
Percentage of graduate employed 18 -24 months’ post-graduation. (Alumni survey) 2017-18

Alumni response = 23

2018-19

Sent to 12 Alumni response = 9 (75%)

87% (20) work full time in nursing

4% (1) work part-time in nursing

9% (2) Non nursing work

5 (55.6%) work full time in nursing

1 (11.1%) work part-time in nursing

3 (33%) Non working in Nursing

 

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

April./2020/ADH