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From Admission to Pinning: Successfully Integrating ATI’s Complete Solutions Package . Diann Martin, PhD, RN Concorde Career Colleges . Our Agenda for Today . Describe NURSING PROGRAMs at Concorde Career Colleges Identify need for program improvement

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From admission to pinning successfully integrating ati s complete solutions package

From Admission to Pinning: Successfully Integrating ATI’s Complete Solutions Package

Diann Martin, PhD, RN

Concorde Career Colleges


Our agenda for today

Our Agenda for Today

  • Describe NURSING PROGRAMs at Concorde Career Colleges

  • Identify need for program improvement

  • Examine the implementation and use of ATI Complete Solutions Package

  • Summarize feedback of nursing leaders & students regarding ATI

  • Report on plans for continued partnership between Concorde and ATI


Realities facing nurse educators

Realities facing Nurse Educators

  • Crowded curriculum

  • Scarcity of clinical sites

  • Lack of experienced educators

  • Students as customers

  • Practice/Regulatory disconnect

  • Cost pressures

  • Demand for technology

  • New learning/teaching methods

  • NCLEX bar rising


Into this mix enter concorde nursing programs

Into this mix…. Enter Concorde Nursing Programs

  • Nationwide provider of nursing and health science education

  • Accredited by ACCSC/ABHES

  • Proprietary education model

  • Operate 17 campuses nationwide

  • Programs range from PCT to PN/VN, A.D.N. and newly launched online RN to BSN degree completion program

  • Work with 9 distinct BOARDs of Nursing


From admission to pinning successfully integrating ati s complete solutions package

Concorde Campuses 2014


Nursing program situational analysis

Nursing Program Situational Analysis

  • Top down, centralized model of command and control leadership

  • 10 PN/VN programs: several below expectation on NCLEX results

  • 6 A.D.N. programs: 2 on probation, 2 struggling

  • 1 Online RN to BSN program to launch in 2014

  • Inconsistency in curriculum across campuses

  • Leadership challenges


Ati was an under used resource

ATI was an under-used resource

  • The sports car was locked in the garage and no one had the keys!

    • LACK OF

      • Training

      • Product knowledge

      • Integration into curriculum

      • Communication


Enter a new era and a new academic leader with a vision for success change agent

Enter a new era and a new Academic Leader with a vision for success ! CHANGE AGENT

  • Dr. Ron Kern, PhD

  • Knowledge of higher education

  • Tech savvy

  • Studied adult learners

  • Seeking long term academic solutions

  • Listened, learned and adopted !


Step one revisit the academic model

Step One: Revisit the Academic Model


Academic need for ati solution

Academic Need for ATI Solution

  • New National Director hired

  • CAO and National Director both reviewed ATI array of tutorials, assessments, faculty resources & success results

  • CAO examined data on TEAS and ATI NCLEX success factors

  • Need for proven systems, products and services to complete a turn around within a 1-2 year time frame-sense of urgency conveyed to campuses

  • Organized a presentation to Concorde Leadership and to Board members

  • Proposed a FULL SOLUTIONS agreement

  • ATI goes at risk with a guarantee for student success for A.D.N. students on first time pass for graduates who get a green light on the Virtual ATI product

  • Mutual commitment to STUDENT SUCCESS


What was done next high level

What was done next: high level

  • Implementation

    • National Summit of Nurse

      Leaders April 2013

    • 3 day training for National

      Education Specialists

    • Regional train the trainer sessions

    • Faculty implementation specialists

      Visit each campus

    • Regular Nursing leadership calls


Integration continues

Integration Continues

  • Identify ATI champions

  • Course by course alignment of materials

  • Replace select textbooks and materials with ATI solutions: Pharmacology made easy example

  • Track and trend student scores and NCLEX results

  • Use remediation and focus review materials

  • Identify and work with high risk students

  • Monitor ATI use by campus, by faculty and by students

  • Integrate CARP tests into nursing courses for up to 10% of final grade

  • Assign homework based on ATI


Feedback from ati users at concorde

Feedback from ATI Users at Concorde

  • Leadership team

  • Nursing Directors

  • Campus faculty

  • Students


Additional partnership benefits for concorde

Additional Partnership Benefits for Concorde

  • Access to ATI Academy for faculty development

  • Regular contact with ATI implementation specialists and resources

  • Live reviews, Virtual ATI, books and materials

  • Ability to replace clinical hours with virtual simulations


Next steps for partnership

Next Steps for Partnership

  • Continue to work on curriculum redesign for PN and then A.D.N. programs

  • Revise lab and clinical requirements around ATI systems

  • Form super-user groups at campuses

  • Use ATI product guides to move from lecture based to “flipped” classroom

  • Examine use of ATI in BSN program online


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