Presentation on theme: "Tommie L. Norris, DNS, RN Professor & Associate Dean, BSN/MSN Programs College of Nursing BSN / MSN Programs Update."— Presentation transcript:
Tommie L. Norris, DNS, RN Professor & Associate Dean, BSN/MSN Programs College of Nursing BSN / MSN Programs Update
Total Percentage of Students Entering the Program
Total Number of Students Entering the Program
ALL CURRENT STUDENTS OF BSN & MSN- CNL PROGRAMS AS OF August 2013
TN Census 2012 White alone, TN 79.3% USA77.9% Black or African American alone, 17 % USA 13.1% American Indian and Alaska Native alone, TN 0.4% USA 1.2% Asian alone, percent, TN 1.6 USA 5.1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, TN 0.1% USA 0.2% Two or More Races, TN 1.6 US 2.4% Hispanic or Latino, TN 4.8%US 16.9% White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, TN 75.1% US 63.0%
Student Scholarships HRSA RWJ Critical need for more scholarships
2012 HRSA Pre-Matriculation Program
11 participants completed the program and each received a $1,000 stipend 1 accepted to Union University School of Nursing, Accelerated BSN Program, Jackson, Tennessee 1 accepted to UTHSC College of Nursing, Accelerated BSN Program, Memphis, Tennessee 2 accepted to UTHSC College of Nursing, MSN-CNL Program, Memphis, Tennessee 1 received CNA license and is currently working as a CNA in the Mid-South area
2013 HRSA Pre-Matriculation Program
12 participants completed the program and each received a $1,000 stipend 1 accepted to Duke University School of Nursing, Accelerated BSN Program, Durham, North Carolina 1 accepted to Union University School of Nursing, Accelerated BSN Program, Jackson, Tennessee Most of the participants are currently finishing prerequisites or waiting to hear back from submitted applications We will have one more Pre-Matriculation Program during Summer (The program is grant-funded).
2013 TASN Officers Carla Rosser Vice President of TASN Marqueta Abraham Legislative Director of TASN Bridgette Torrance- Williams Director for Break Through to Nursing Porshia Mahoro West TN Regional Director for TASN
2013 HRSA CNL Students
2013 HRSA MSN-CNL Students Provided with an on-going retention program to promote the success of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds Receive a $4,000 scholarship ($2,000 in the fall and $2,000 in the spring) Provided with numerous academic and social support services Receive recognition at various events Meet monthly with a consultant who encourages and enriches diversity and cultural knowledge and competence of students Being prepared to deliver culturally appropriate care to their clients and to work as culturally competent team members with colleagues after graduation
Pinning Ceremony May 30, Students Received Pins and Lamps
Convocation May 31, Students Graduated
2013 White Coat Ceremony October 7, Students Received White Coats
5 th Floor Renovations Renovations Continue 6 Exam Rooms with Video Recording Capabilities 1 Classroom 1 Conference Room PhD Student Area o Lockers Faculty Offices Kitchen Health Evaluation and Lifestyle Promotion (HELP) Center space ? PhD faculty offices
5 th Floor Renovations New Gaumard ® NOELLE ® Birthing Simulator New Exam Table
5 th Floor Renovations Conference Room Classroom Student Lockers Student Work Area
New Faculty Member BSN/MSN Department Christie Cavallo MSN, RN BSN Instructor Team teaching medication safety, acute care, skills and clinical Previously served as ADN Faculty at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
New Faculty Member BSN/MSN Department Kathy Putman MSN, RN Instructor Authored Text book: Pharmacology Case Studies (Case Study Workbook in Pharmacology) Publisher: Jones and Bartlett 2010
New Staff Member BSN/MSN Department Belinda Loyd Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) Senior Administrative Services Assistant New to the Department, not new to the CON Served the University for 20 years and the CON since 2004
Accolades Melody Waller Chosen as one of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursings Future Fall 2013 Minority Nurse Faculty Scholar BSN / MSN Instructor 2 nd year PhD Student
Accolades Brenda Hill Faculty Advisor for winning team in 2013 UTHSC Health Care Challenge BSN / MSN Instructor
Selected Presentations BSN/MSN Faculty Farrell, A., Hill, B., Webb, S., Cardell, B., & Reed, A. (2014). Innovations in pediatric nursing clinical education utilizing the Dedicated Education Unit. Poster presentation at the Society of Pediatric Nurses 24th SPN Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, April 10-13, McKeon, L. Webb, S, Pavlic, D., & Elliot, M. Developing Professional Entry Faculty to Teach Model C Clinical Nurse Leader Students. Presentation at the AACN Clinical Nurse Leader Summit, New Orleans, LA. January 17-19, Dr. Hallie Bensinger, What would Socrates do?
Presentations Continued Scott, C., Waller, M. & Farrell, A. Simulated Room of Errors. Accepted for podium presentation at the Tennessee Alliance on Simulation Conference at Belmont University, Nashville, TN, November 21-22,2013. Norris, T.L., & Story, E.E. (2013, October). Producing a culturally competent nursing workforce whose diversity is representative of the population of Tennessee. Poster presentation at the Tennessee Nurses Associations (TNA) Annual Convention, Murfreesboro, TN. Wu, L.; Betts, V.; Jacob, S.; Nollan, R. and Norris, T.L. (2013). From Concept to Practice: A Successful Embedded Librarian Pilot Project. Poster presented at the 2013 MLA Annual Conference, May 2013, Boston, MA. Norris, T.L., Britt, T. (2013, April). Using an Interpreter to Improve Cultural Competence and Language Acquisition for Hispanic Populations for Pre-licensure Nursing Student. Poster presentation at the Beta Theta-at-Large Sigma Theta Tau Spring Practice Conference, Memphis, TN. French, K.M., Barger, L., Bensinger, H., Bergeron, P., Buckner, E.B., Chatham, M., Iverso, B., Jones, J.S., McMullen, V., Medlin, B., Odil, C., Sherwood, A., Spillers, W., Wing, J., Hill, B. S., Ake, C., Neuman, E., and Pietrantone, E. (2012). Nurses in Action: Nurses Roles in Disaster Preparedness and Response. Research, Education and Practice: Nursing in the 21 st Century, Featuring the Heart of Healthcare When Disaster Strikes Home. Region 8 Sigma Theta Tau International Conference, October 26-27, 2012, Jackson, TN.
Selected Publications BSN/MSN Faculty Norris, T. L. & Webb, S. (2013). A Case Study. Preceptor Use of Portfolios for Career Advancement. In J. Harris and L. Roussel (Eds). Initiating and sustaining the clinical nurse leader role: A practical guide. (2nd ed). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Webb, S., & Norris, T. L. (2013). A Case Study. The Dedicated Education Unit: Innovative model for preparing preceptors for CNL clinical experiences. In J. Harris and L. Roussel (Eds). Initiating and sustaining the clinical nurse leader role: A practical guide. (2nd ed). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Webb, S., & Norris, T. L. (2013. A Case Study. Preceptor role satisfaction on a DEU. In J. Harris and L. Roussel (Eds). Initiating and sustaining the clinical nurse leader role: A practical guide. (2nd ed). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Wu, L., Betts, V.T., Jacob, S., Nollan, R., Norris, T.L. (2013). Making meaningful connections: evaluating an embedded librarian pilot project to improve nursing scholarly writing. Journal of the Medical Library Association.
Challenges NCLEX Test Plan –New version –Lower pass rate across the nation Tutors needed Writing remediation Funds for student travel (CNL conference/ annual SNA convention) Emergency funds and scholarships