A.A.S. Nursing Program Fact Sheet

Program Accreditation Status

The program has been accredited since 1977 by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Contact Information:

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Email: info@acenursing.org
Web: www.acenursing.org

End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will provide and advocate for safe patient-centered care using sound nursing judgment to assist individuals, families and communities to achieve optimal adaptation to changing health.
  • Students will practice within a professional, legal, and ethical scope.
  • Students will function as a member of the inter-professional team through effective communication and mutual respect to achieve quality patient outcomes.
  • Students will promote safe practice within changing and uncertain environments through the use of evidence based practice standards, information management, and a spirit of inquiry.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates will pass the NCLEX-RN at or above the state/national levels as first-time test takers.
  • Graduates will report satisfaction with their educational preparation.
  • Graduates will practice as satisfactory entry-level nurses.
  • Graduates will be actively engaged in continuing education.

Enrollment Patterns

80 students are accepted into Nursing Fundamentals each fall. Admission is highly competitive.

Up to 14 Licensed Practical Nurses are accepted into the Accelerated Option for LPNs each spring.

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Student Program Completion Rate

The 2 year current mean student program completion rate in 150% of the time is 73%.

National Licensing Exam (NCLEX-RN) pass rates

Students graduating from the program are eligible to take the National Licensing Exam - Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN Exam).

89.29% of FLCC Nursing graduates passed the national licensure exam (NCLEX) on his/her first attempt*.

FLCC Nursing graduate performance on the NCLEX-RN exam exceeds State and National Associate Degree program pass rates.

*Reporting period 01/01/15-12/31/15

Median RN salary nationwide

$67,490 per year

Data Source: United States Department of Labor Website

Job Placement

95% of Graduate Survey respondents report they are currently employed in the nursing field.

Data Source: FLCC Graduate Survey - Class of 2015

Graduate practice as entry level nurses

100% of Employer respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with the educational preparation of the FLCC class of 2015 graduate nurses.

100% of Employer respondents were either satisfied or very satisfied with the knowledge and skills of the FLCC class of 2015 graduate nurses.

Data Source: Employer Satisfaction Survey Data 2015-2016. 12 area employers polled. 5 employers responded

Opportunities for advancing education

Articulation agreements exist with area baccalaureate nursing programs.

Percentage of Graduates who report being actively engaged in continuing education

90% of the FLCC Class of 2015 graduate respondents to the Nursing Graduate Survey reported that they are actively engaged in continuing education.

Data Source: FLCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness


Updated Fall 2016

Contacts

Chairperson

Mary Coriale
Room 3734
585-785-1442
Mary.Coriale@flcc.edu

Main Contact Information

Room 3734
585.785.1345
585.394.5005
Debra.Jorgensen@flcc.edu