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Plan: HSHS AAS Nursing

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Mission Statement: The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Nursing Program is to provide a superior, student-centered, post-secondary educational experience that prepares the undergraduate nursing student for beginning practice in a variety of health care settings in central and northeastern Nevada.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Maintain quality, up-to-date curriculum. (Theme 1)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: Revise current course syllabi to accurately reflect course content, credit hour allocation,and program outcomes.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Syllabi template completed and all courses converted over to standardized format.

Last changed on 01/12/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Completed

    1.1.2  Task: Program outcomes provided to Lisa Fraizier in order to automatically link program outcomes to web portion of AAS courses

Last changed on 01/12/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Completed

    1.1.3  Task: Essential skills and critical behaviors updated using current National Council and Nevada State Board of Nursing Guidelines, Quality and Safety Education for Nurses KSA's and TMCC input.

Last changed on 01/12/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Completed

    1.1.4  Task: Curriculum map for Med-Surg/Peds courses initiated in order to track where critical skills and essential behaviors are being taught.

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.5  Task: A National Survey on Elements of Nursing Education and NCSBN's Clinical Instruction in Prelicensure Nursing Programs publications being used as a standard to evaluate program's clinical component.

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.6  Task: Development of a cognitive plan that starts at the application level and demonstrates progression to higher learning domains.

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

2.  Goal: Select and develop high quality faculty, full-time and adjunct. (Theme 1)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: Explore alternate ways in which nursing faculty positions can be funded.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: Meet with GBC Foundation Director and VP Academic Services regarding continued funding of nursing position from Barrick

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.2  Task: Stay up to date on potential grants that might fund nursing faculty position.

Added on 01/09/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Ongoing

  2.2  Objective: Identify master's prepared nurses for adjunct faculty purposes that might be available for future support of Winnemucca student clinical rotations.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.2.1  Task: Update position description for AAS nursing faculty position.

Last changed on 01/12/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Completed

  2.3  Objective: Ensure that all nursing faculty attend at least one professional development meeting, conference, event, each academic year.

Last changed on 01/12/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.3.1  Task: Faculty continuing education activities and scholarly, instructional, professional and/or community accomplishments tables will be completed beginning Fall 2007 through Fall 2010.

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

3.  Goal: Recruit and retain qualified students. (Theme 1)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: Continue 1:1 advisement of students as soon as they declare their interest in AAS Nursing.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.1.1  Task: Ensure that Student Services counselors and GBC Center personnel promptly refer students to Department for nursing faculty advisement.

Added on 04/20/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Ongoing

  3.2  Objective: Continue to support Student Nurses Organization activities.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.2.1  Task: Assign Nursing Faculty member to this group.

Added on 04/20/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Ongoing

  3.3  Objective: Engage students in monthly nursing unit meetings as well as biannual Advisory Group meetings.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  3.4  Objective: Increase recruitment of ethnically/gender diverse nursing student body.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
4.  Goal: Maintain effective program organization and operation with adequate resources. (Theme 1)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  4.1  Objective: Enhance current skills lab.

Last changed on 01/13/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  4.2  Objective: Complete Program Review

Last changed on 04/16/2010 by

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  4.3  Objective: Eliminated

Last changed on 01/14/2010 by Margaret Puccinelli

5.  Goal: Ensure quality of program and continued accreditation. (Theme 1)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  5.1  Objective: Collect, trend and analyze student and program related data.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  5.2  Objective: Develop descriptions for all clinical sites used in the AAS Nursing Program

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  5.3  Objective: Develop criteria for the selection and evaluation of preceptors for the AAS Nursing Program.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
6.  Goal: Meet health sciences and human services workforce needs of rural Nevada. (Theme 2)

Added on 01/07/2010 by Cliff Ferry

  OBJECTIVES
  6.1  Objective: Expand AAS Nursing Program to Nye County

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  6.2  Objective: Continue to pursue clinical affiliation agreements

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  
  6.3  Objective: Look at adding adjunct nursing faculty member to support clinicals at Humboldt General Hospital.

Last changed on 04/27/2010 by Cliff Ferry

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN (None on file)  




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