Closing the Loop UNLV School of Nursing BSN Program. Susan Kowalski, RN, PhD November 6, 2008 Academic Assessment Symposium. Our 8 program outcomes are based upon our faculty selected 8 core concepts. The core concepts are aligned with the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education (AACN).
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Susan Kowalski, RN, PhD
November 6, 2008
Academic Assessment Symposium
Our 8 program outcomes are based upon our faculty selected 8 core concepts. The core concepts are aligned with the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education (AACN).
Uses Bloom’s Taxonomy with the majority of items written at the application level or higher since the practice of nursing requires application of knowledge, skills and abilities.
Content of the examis organized into 4 major client needs categories:
Content is also divided into 4 major fundamental nursing processes which are then integrated throughout the client needs categories.
Use of NCLEX Scores allow for trending of classes over time and comparison with state and national means. UNLV has 3 graduating classes each year (48-56 graduates per class).
Spring identifying specific content areas of our curriculum that may need improvement.
RN Assessment exam =
no = No risk
= At risk
= High risk
Ability to perform well on exams is essential for passing the NCLEX.