OLC Nursing Department
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date: 3/8/2013
Members Present: Joan Nelson, Chair, †Michelle Bruns, Sharon Cordova, Laurie Dunn, Wendy Jacobson, Linda Delong via pictel
2. Approval of previous minutes
3. Announcements: See attached Agenda
4. Old Business
5. New Business
i. faculty work load
ii. Clinical facilities updated MOU
iii Systemic evaluation plan
6. †Student Issues
a. 2012 pass stats
b. Assessment schedule of courses
c. Assessment spread sheets
a. General Education evaluations
b. Plan B: Chair
c. Course schedule
for fall 2013
d. SDBN reports
e. IHS grant application status
a. †ATI student issues
b. †VA clinical issues
c. Clinical evaluation format
a. †Excell spread sheet/course evaluation schedule
i. Evaluation of sequence of nursing courses
†††† ii††††† Student issues
November 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
Class photo: TBA
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
Discussion† of 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 program† evaluation.† 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 by† NLN
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.
Motion by Linda, seconded by† Sharon, 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 and All
All who can
Sharon will relay information to students
Joan, Wendy and Laurie