Presentation on theme: "School of Nursing Reaccreditation November 9-11, 2009 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate,"— Presentation transcript:
School of Nursing Reaccreditation November 9-11, 2009 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, master’s and the doctorate in nursing practice programs. Voluntary process Goal: improve and enhance educational programs for professional nursing students.
Reaccreditation process Preparation of self study document Gathering of supporting documentation Site visit by review team that includes observation of classes and clinicals, review of supporting documentation, meeting with key campus leaders, community partners and SON faculty/staff and students
Your role in reaccreditation Be present – greet visitors, attend sessions if requested Be aware of the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice and other standards Be prepared to share your experience in the nursing program
CCNE Standards for Accreditation Standard I: Mission & Governance Standard II: Institutional Commitment & Resources Standard III: Program Quality: Curriculum, Teaching-Learning Practices & Individual Student Outcomes Standard IV: Program Effectiveness
CCNE - Standard III The School of Nursing develops, implements, revises curriculum to reflect professional nursing standards and guidelines. A primary curriculum standard is the The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice*
1.Liberal education 2.Professional values 3.Core competencies 4.Core knowledge 5.Role development The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice 1998
Essential #1:Liberal Education Essential #1:Liberal Education Outcome Acquire the foundations for living a productive life and being a citizen of the world by developing reasoning and communication skills.
Essential #2: Professional Values Essential #2: Professional Values Outcomes Develop the foundation for a professional self- concept and begin role socialization for professional nursing practice. Apply legal and ethical concepts and processes in the analysis of clinical situations. Discuss strategies that promote the quality of working life for health care professionals.
Essential #3 : Core Competencies Outcomes: Practice critical thinking in making clinical judgments Utilize appropriate interviewing techniques to obtain a health history Demonstrate the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate a plan for addressing identified needs of individuals, families and communities.
Essential #4: Core Knowledge Outcomes Use sound clinical judgment, appropriate data sources and available documentation systems in assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care. Examine epidemiological principles as a foundation for community health nursing practice.
Essential #5: Role Development Outcomes: Demonstrate understanding of and socialization into the role of becoming a beginning professional nurse in community health nursing and a member of the community health team. Critique the applicability of practice guidelines in a given setting.
Additional Standards/Guidelines ANA. Nursing: A Social Policy Statement ANA. Standards and Scope of Practice for Professional Nursing Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Quality, Safety Education in Nusing (QSEN) Standards ANA. Scope and Standards for Public Health Nursing
Together the Essentials and additional standards guide the expected outcomes for the baccalaureate program. Content and clinicals in the baccalaureate program are organized to achieve student learning outcomes in four areas.
CCNE Essentials/SoN curricular goals Essentials: UW SoN BS Outcomes: Liberal Education(presumed) Professional valuesIndividual responsibility/learning Core competenciesPopulation/core knowledge Core knowledgeSystematic inquiryRole development
Expected Student Learning Outcomes for UW Madison BS Nursing Outcome Area Population/ core knowledge Systematic inquiry Master entry level knowledge in nursing and in the basic and applied sciences Understand systematic methods of inquiry in nursing practice and articulate the scientific basis of nursing interventions
Learning outcomes (cont’d) Demonstrate beginning level competence in the application of knowledge related to the professional nursing role in entry level clinical practice Accept individual responsibility for the formulation of entry level professional goals and for the acquisition of the knowledge and learning experiences required to meet the goals Role Individual responsibility &lifelong learning
How does SoN evaluate programs? Student progress, attrition rates, grievances, input from students, preceptors, agencies Pass rates on NCLEX, certification exams Exit surveys at graduation Post graduation surveys of alums Employer surveys Input from nursing leaders
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