Program Outcomes

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Baccalaureate Program Outcomes and Purposes

  1.  Prepare professional nurses who are able to provide holistic nursing care in a wide variety of settings to individuals, families and communities.
  2. Prepare responsible individuals with a Christian perspective who view compassionate service as an integral part of their lives
  3. Provide a foundation for lifelong learning and graduate study and a commitment to lifelong learning

Student Outcomes

Each year, faculty evaluate the student outcomes of each program.  This includes:

  • Program Completion Rates
    • Benchmark >70%
  • Licensure Pass Rate
    • First Time Pass Rate – Benchmark - >80%   
    • > 90% of students will pass the NCLEX within 6 months of degree conferral. 
  • Employment Rates of Graduates
    • Benchmark > 70%  
  • Student Satisfaction with the overall learning as exhibited in course evaluations and survey completed at graduation via a national benchmarking survey
  • Student attainment of Program Outcomes through evaluation of assignments
  • Student Satisfaction with Support Services (ITS, Learning Center and Library)
    • Benchmark:  >5.0 on 1-7 Scale   

Student Program Learning Outcomes are measured by annually evaluating

  • Student performance on assignments that demonstrate that they meet the program specific student learning outcomes, 
  • national benchmarking data or standardized exams (when available) and 
  • the students perceptions of meeting the standards through  an anonymous survey (SkyFactor) and individual course evaluations

Traditional Program Student Program Learning Outcomes

  1.  Manage supportive, whole-person, culturally sensitive care across the lifespan to diverse individuals in the context of families and communities.
  2. Employ liberal arts and science education as a basis for nursing judgment to promote positive health outcomes and to generate ideas for continual quality improvement
  3. Communicate, collaborate, and coordinate care with the interprofessional health care team in a variety of healthcare settings.
  4. Utilize nursing judgment, informatics, and technology to provide safe, quality patient care that supports health promotion and disease prevention at both the individual and population level. 
  5. Model professionalism, advocacy, and leadership that is informed by knowledge of health care policy, and legal and ethical standards of practice within global and socio-economic systems. 
  6. Provide compassionate, respectful, service-oriented nursing care that is congruent with the Christian world view by promoting altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice. 

Faculty Outcomes

Aggregate faculty outcomes are evaluated annually.  The Roberts faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and participate in service, lifelong learning opportunities and scholarly activities including publication and presentations at local, national and international conferences.

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