OLC Nursing Department

Faculty Meeting:

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date: 3/8/2013


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


1.      Prayer

2.      Approval of previous minutes

3.      Announcements: See attached Agenda

4.      Old Business

  1. 2012 grad pass status/statistics
  2. Assessment schedule of courses Fall 2013
  3. Assessment spreadsheet Fall 2012/Spring 2013 email to spotter@olc.edu

5.      New Business

  1. General Education evaluations/changes
  2. Plan B Nursing Chair
  3. Course schedule for fall 13
  4. SDBN reports/ recommendations

i. faculty work load

ii. Clinical facilities updated MOU

iii Systemic evaluation plan

  1. IHS grant application status

6.      Student Issues

  1. Level 11 (15)
  2. Level 11(11)
  3. Pre-Nursing Applications (24 to date)




Commencement: 2:10

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  1. Prayer by Laurie
  2. Approval of previous minutes





  1. Announcements: see agenda
















  1. Old Business

a.      2012 pass stats








b.      Assessment schedule of courses





c.       Assessment spread sheets




  1. New Business

a.      General Education evaluations




b.      Plan B: Chair






c.       Course schedule

for fall 2013




d.      SDBN reports








e.       IHS grant application status


  1. Student Issues









  1. NLN candidacy status





Adjourned: 4:30







  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





†††† ii††††† Student issues



















†††††††† Discussion



November 2013 minutes




Jan/4/2013 minutes

Faculty meeting:4/19/2013: 9 am until finished

Laurie reported on her tribal CNA course. 10 passed the state test to be certified. She will start her Rapid City CNA course start after spring break.†††

Teas Date: 4/19/2013

Interview Date:4/26/2013

Class photo: TBA

Pinning: 6/22/2013

Graduation: 6/23/2013

Hearst Review Possible Dates: May 20-22, Scottsbluff; Sioux Falls May 28-30



7 students took boards, 6 passed, 1 failed.Students who are still working on ATI review were given laptops.

This year 3 of the 11 students can fail boards without jeopardizing our state board approval.


Joan wants to assess 218, 313 next fall; Spring we will do Pharm, Med Surg, Psyche, Maternal Child and Capstone



Those that havenít given Steven Potter their spreadsheets need to do so




Discussionof general education goal and outcomes




Someone must be designated interim chair if no one is hired from outside of the department.



Schedule for fall is into Jonnie





Faculty need turn in faculty workload hours; Joan will enter the data for the systematic plan of programevaluation.Joan has the IHS MOU done but it needs to be sent back from Aberdeen.


Tom Allen is working on the status of the IHS grant.


Level 1: 1 student is on academic probation; 6 more are very near probation status

Level 11: 2 students are on the line.

There are 24 pre-nursing applicants and 3 stop outs for fall 2013


Laurie and Sharon shared their progress on their projects addressing criteria of concern byNLN













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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†††††††† Action



Motion by Linda, seconded bySharon, unanimous approval.


Motion by Linda, seconded by Michelle, unanimous approval,




















Continue to monitor studentsí progress toward finishing review, getting ATI green light,

and taking ATI Predictor.






















Tom Shortbull needs to advertise and or discuss with the department options for chair.








††††† Work on reports and MOUs








Check with Tom about status of IHS grant














††† Person responsible



























†††††† Joan

























Tom Shortbull











Joan and All






















All who can











Sharon will relay information to students




Joan, Wendy and Laurie