OLC Nursing Department

Faculty Meeting:

Date: 1/4/2013


Members Present: Joan Nelson, Chair, Michelle Bruns, Sharon Cordova, Laurie Dunn, Wendy Jacobson, Linda Delong via pictel



1.      Announcements/Advising schedule/Schedule for semester minutes

2.      Approval of minutes of previous meeting

3.      Old Business

  1. ATI student issues
  2. VA clinical issues
  3. Clinical evaluation format

4.      New Business

  1. Excel spread sheet/course evaluation schedule

i. Proposed evaluation sequence of nursing courses

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5.      Adjournment



Commencement: 1:10

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  1. Announcements













  1. Approval of minutes
  2. Old Business

a.      ATI student issues








b.      VA clinical issues





c.       Clinical evaluation format




  1. New Business

a.      Excell spread sheet/course evaluation schedule

i.        Evaluation of sequence of nursing courses





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Adjournment 2:44 pm










†††††††† Discussion


Joan is scheduling drug tests. Advising schedule is set. We are all aware of our schedule.

Schedule of meetings for next semester: Jan 18 at 2pm; Febr 8 at 2; March 8 at 2pm;April 12 at 2pm tentatively; May 13-17, save two days for end of year evaluations; June 6 NEDDS meeting in Sioux Falls



Tabled until next meeting


Reviewed procedure for ATI testing and retesting.Future syllabi will state that students will get a D until ATI tests are passed at a level 2. We will also add this to the handbook.


VA will no longer pay for student meals.Students can bring a sack lunch or pay for own meals.


Level 1 will adapt the Level 11 clinical evaluation format for next semester and evaluate at the end of the semester







Joan is proposing evaluation of N 218, 313 in the Fall and Spring semester 224, 226, 312,322, 317/328, 324; Sharon wants to improve the 324 experience. Discussion ensued and suggestions offered.


Two students who failed their courses last semester and were unresponsive to letters of inquiry as to their return status and ATI work have just responded.They will be back provided they pass their Fundamental ATIís.














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Sharon will relay information to students




Joan, Wendy and Laurie