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1 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage HEALTHCARE SHARE Spring Conference April 7, 2006

2 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage

3 Lake Land College Allied Health Philosophy GROW YOUR OWN

4 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage In the last three years – 12 plant closings 2,034 workers lost jobs Few new jobs available without retraining

5 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Critical shortage of practicing nurses

6 Nursing Occupational Outlook: New and Replacement Jobs Type200420102015New JobsRep. JobsTotal Jobs% New% Rep.% Total Lake Land College District RN4,1274,4384,7466199211,54015%22%37% LPN/LVN1,1291,2011,25612726339011%23%35% Total5,2565,6396,0027461,1841,93014%23%37% Illinois RN135,459156,050171,89736,43829,15765,59527%22%48% LPN/LVN27,28330,72432,9955,7126,17411,88621%23%44% Total162,742186,774204,89242,15035,33177,48126%22%48% United States RN2,939,4853,442,9783,825,637886,151634,9281,521,07930%22%52% LPN/LVN787,235899,571973,603186,368178,195364,56324%23%46% Total3,726,7204,342,5494,799,2401,072,519813,1231,885,64229%22%51% Source: CCBenefits, June 2005 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage

7 Nursing profession offers the opportunity for these dislocated workers and for other adults and young people seeking careers in a high-growth, high demand field, as jobs in nursing are projected to grow at a rate that is faster than average for all occupations…

8 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage LLC nursing programs are operating at capacity Student to Instructor ratio Facilities LLC nursing program graduate: 35 Practical Nursing (PN) students per year 40 Associate Degree Nursing (AD) students each year.

9 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage These 75 nursing graduates account for less than 40% of the projected 200 new nurses needed annually in the district.

10 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Challenges facing LLC Local nursing shortage Scarcity of qualified nursing faculty Lack of career awareness Insufficient funding to expand the program

11 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Three-year project (CBJTG) Increase capacity of LLCs Practical Nursing Increase capacity of LLCs Associate Degree Nursing (AD) Increase capacity to produce nurses to meet the growing needs of health care organizations.

12 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Partners K-12 Partners Eastern Illinois Education for Employment System Tech Prep Local Workforce Investment Board Dislocated Worker Services Youth Services Local Business and Industry Carle Foundation Physicians Pana Community Hospital Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Systems Shelby Memorial Hospital St. Anthonys Memorial Hospital Paris Community Hospital

13 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage To Address These Challenges: LLC and our partners developed a multi- faceted project aimed at achieving five objectives:

14 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage OBJECTIVE 1 CONTINUE TO ATTRACT QUALIFIED STUDENTS INTO THE FIELD OF NURSING

15 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Expand the Health Occupations program through EIEFES to include additional high schools and hospitals Develop and implement a Tech Prep program to target non-traditional students for nursing careers Increase participation in the Allied Health Institute by offering scholarships for K-12 teachers.

16 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Identify adults and dislocated workers for potential enrollment in nursing programs.

17 OBJECTIVE 2 INCREASE ENROLLMENT IN THE PN PROGRAM BY 50% AND THE ADN PROGRAM BY 50% BY THE END OF THE THREE-YEAR PROJECT PERIOD.

18 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Hire a full time nursing instructor with a bachelors degree. (Spring 2006). Provide release time to work on MSN degree Pay tuition Hire full time instructor with Masters Degree (Fall 2006).

19 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage OBJECTIVE 3 IMPROVE THE COMPLETION RATE FOR NEW ADMITS FROM 62% TO 80% BY THE END OF THE PROJECT PERIOD

20 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage Hire a part time Allied Heath Career Coordinator (75%) Promote Career Development Career Awareness Tutoring and Mentoring Job Readiness

21 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage OBJECTIVE 4 ACHIEVE 100% PLACEMENT OF NURSING GRADUATES IN RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF GRADUATION

22 Expanding Instructional Capacity to Address The Nursing Shortage OBJECTIVE 5 DEVELOP AND DISSEMINATE A REPLICABLE MODEL OF EDUCATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING IN THE FIELD OF NURSING

23 Activity Timeline Objective 1. Continue to attract qualified students into the field of nursing Expand the high school Health Occupations program offered through EIEFES to include additional high schools and hospitals (EIEFES Director, Business Partners) Develop and implement a Tech Prep program to target non-traditional students for nursing careers (Tech Prep Coordinator) Increase participation in the Allied Health Institute by offering scholarships (Project Director, LLC Continuing Ed, Nursing Faculty, EIEFES, Tech Prep Coordinator, K-12 admin & teachers) Identify adults and dislocated workers for potential enrollment in nursing program (Crossroads Workforce Investment Board, Dislocated Worker Services, CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation) Years 1-3 Years 1-3 Years 1-3 Years 1-3 An increased number of high school students participate in a reality-based clinical experience to determine if they are suited for a health care career; K-12 faculty are informed of nursing career options; dislocated workers and adult job seekers consider nursing career

24 Activity Timeline Objective 2. Increase enrollment in the PN program by 20 students (50%) and the AD program by 20 students (50%) by the end of the three year project period. Employ 25% Project Director to oversee grant activities (LLC Personnel Director, VP Academic Services, Division Chair) Recruit/hire part-time nursing lab instructor (Masters) to teach for the PN and/or AD program (LLC Personnel Director, Nursing Director, VP Academic Services, Division Chair) Recruit/hire full-time nursing instructor (Masters) to teach didactic and clinical courses for the PN and/or AD program (LLC Personnel Director, Nursing Director, VP Academic Service, Division Chair) Recruit/hire full-time nursing instructor (Bachelors) to teach didactic and clinical courses for the PN programinstructor will be given 50% release time to pursue a Masters degree in nursing as part of an effort to grow our own faculty (LLC Personnel Director, Nursing Director, VP Academic Services, Division Chair). Mentor new nursing faculty (Veteran Faculty) Offer alternate schedule for clinicals, lab, and lecture to accommodate non-traditional students (VP Academic Services, Nursing Director, Nursing Faculty) Increase utilization of Kluthe extension center for nursing (VP Academic Services, Nursing Director, Nursing Faculty) Hire Year 1; Employ 1-3 Hire Year 1 for sustainable employment Hire Year 1 for sustainable employment: masters by end of Year 2 Years 1-3 Years 1-3 By the end of Year 3, an additional 40 nursing students will have enrolled in the PN and AD programs. This represents a 50% increase in enrollment across the two programs.

25 Activity Timeline Objective 3. Improve the completion rate for new admits from 62% to 80% by the end of the three year project period Hire and employ part-time Allied Health Career Coordinator (AHCC) (LLC Personnel Director, Project Director, Career Services Director, Division Chair) Provide/coordinate a wide range of personal and academic support services for nursing students aimed at reducing attrition (AHCC) Develop practice simulations for assessment to improve student skill level and critical thinking (P/T Nursing Lab Instructor) Connect nursing students to community resources (AHCC, Directors of CWIB, CEFS and DWS) Purchase supplies and equipment to enhance learning in nursing programs (Project Director, Nursing Director) Years 1-3 Years 1-3 Years 1-3 Years 1-3 Year 1 LLC nursing students will receive personal and academic support services enabling them to remain in the program; nursing students will master skills necessary to be successful

26 Activity Timeline Objective 4. Achieve 100% placement of nursing graduates in relevant employment within 6 months of program completion Contact local health care service employers to promote LLCs nursing program, provide resume writing and job- seeking skills training, notify students of job openings, and perform nursing graduate follow up studies (AHCC)) Years 1-3100% of nursing graduates obtain employment in the nursing field within six months after graduation.

27 Activity Timeline Objective 5. Develop and disseminate a replicable model of educational capacity building in the field of nursing ObjectiveImplementation Strategy (Personnel Responsible Indicated in Parentheses) Date Collect data on Objectives 1-4 (Project Director, AHCC, nursing faculty) Assess objectives and implement necessary changes through annual project meetings (Project Director, Partner Organizations, VP Academic Services, Associate VP Workforce Development, Director Career Services, Nursing Director, Allied Health Division Chair, Nursing Advisory Committee, AHCC, Nursing Faculty) Post project information on the LLC website (LLCs webmaster) Complete formative and summative evaluations (Project Director with input from Partner Organizations, VP Academic Services, Associate VP Workforce Development, Director Career Services, Nursing Director, Allied Health Division Chair, AHCC, Nursing Faculty) Disseminate project results internally, at principals, deans, & counselor meetings, nursing conferences, DOL & Workforce training conference ( project personnel, business partners, faculty) Years 1-3Project results disseminated to the community, health care organizations, high schools, and other community colleges for replications.

28 ANTICIPATED PROJECT RESULTS ObjectiveData MeasureDeliverable/Impact Objective 1. Continue to attract qualified students into the field of nursing # of new hospital/health care agencies participating in high school Health Occupations Program each year # of new high schools participating in Health Occupations Program each year # of student served by expanding Health Occupations Program # of non-traditional students participating in Tech Prep MIN activity each year # of non-traditional students applying to LLC nursing programs each year # of school teachers participating in Allied Health Institute each year # Presentations made in schools by Allied Health Career Coordinator (AHCC) # Dislocated workers referred to LLC nursing programs each year # Dislocated worker applicants to nursing programs each year Total # of applicants for Nursing programs The Health Occupations Program will serve 72 additional high school students/year by end of Year 3 180 high school students will participate in the Tech Prep MIN activity by end of Year 3 15-20 high school teachers will participate in the Allied Health Institute each year Total applicants for the PN and AD programs will reflect a pool of qualified, diverse students who are prepared to pursue nursing as a profession

29 ANTICIPATED PROJECT RESULTS ObjectiveData MeasureDeliverable/Impact Objective 2. Increase enrollment in the PN program by 20 students (50%) and the ADN program by 20 students (50%) by the end of the project # full-time and part-time nursing faculty hired in Year 1 Bachelors degree nursing instructor earns Masters by end of Year 2 # hours new faculty spend with veteran faculty for mentoring # students enrolled in lecture and lab courses offered during alternate schedule and at Kluthe # credit hours generated by PN and AN programs at start of project # credit hours generated by PN and AN programs by end of Year 3 2 full-time and 1 part-time nursing faculty available to teach nursing courses by end of Year 1 An additional 40 nursing students enroll in PN and AN programs by end of Year 3.

30 ANTICIPATED PROJECT RESULTS ObjectiveData MeasureDeliverable/Impact Objective 3. Improve the completion rate for new admits from 62% to 80% by the end of the project # of nursing students referred to AHCC for support services # and type of support services provided by AHCC to students and referrals to community resource agencies # of practice simulations developed by nursing lab instructor # of students receiving tutoring Student assessment results Student satisfaction surveys # of students entering LLCs nursing programs each year # of students retained from semester to semester in each nursing program # student completing LLCs nursing programs each year For the cohort of students entering LLCs PN and ADN programs during Year 1, Year 2, and Year 3 of the project period, 80% will persist to degree completion within the designated time frame (1 year for PN; 2 years for AD). At least 32 of the 40 additional students served will complete nursing programs on time.

31 ANTICIPATED PROJECT RESULTS ObjectiveData MeasureDeliverable/Impact Objective 4. Achieve 100% placement of nursing graduates in relevant employment positions within 6 months of program completion Licensure exam pass rates # of contacts made by AHCC with local health care organizations to promote nursing programs # and type of follow up calls made to nursing graduates by AHCC # of nursing students participating in resume writing and job-seeking skills training sessions offered # nursing students employed at graduation and within six months according to surveys at graduation, occupational follow up surveys, and Nursing Advisory Committee Reports 100% of nursing graduates obtain employment in the nursing field within six months after graduation. By 2008, LLC is contributing an additional 32-40 nurses per year to the local workforce, effectively reducing the anticipated local annual nursing shortage by 32%--from 125/year to 85/year.

32 ANTICIPATED PROJECT RESULTS ObjectiveData MeasureDeliverable/Impact Objective 5. Develop and disseminate a replicable model of educational capacity building in the field of nursing Data collected in Objectives 1-4 Minutes from annual project meetings reflecting progress toward objectives and changes in project activities Records of contact with community, professional, and educational organizations for dissemination. Complete formative and summative evaluations Timely information posted to website # requests for project information Creation of a replicable grow your own faculty model Publication of a comprehensive project report to inform local, regional, and national academic and health care communities of the project. LLC and partner personnel act as resource for other regional partnerships seeking to address the nursing shortage. *This project will have served approximately 342 participants by the end of Year 3

33 Contact Information Linda Von Behren Associate Vice President For Workforce Development (217) 234-5211 lvonbehr@lakeland.cc.il.us Ron Sanderson Special Projects Director (217) 234-5558 rsanders@lakeland.cc.il.us


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