Practical Nursing Assessment Tools Improvement Plan, 2013-2014

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Outcome 1:  Effectively communicate by sharing accurate information through various technologies thus promoting multidisciplinary team and client collaboration to provide effective nursing care.
 
Project A:  ATI-PN Mental Health Exam
Improvement Plan: Although this is the 3rd year for this project and a new outcome and project will be evaluated in 2014/2015, faculty will continue to monitor therapeutic communication. A new testing company, Kaplan, has been chosen. We will monitor results in area of communication on a nationally normed standardized test.
 
Project B: Therapeutic Communication Final Examination Questions
Improvement Plan: Although this is the 3rd year for this project and  a new outcome and project will be evaluated in 2014/2015, faculty plan to continue to utilize items on the final exam to assess communication. Data will be utilized for ACEN accreditation plan for Fall 2014.
 
Outcome 2: Provide health education for clients under the direction of a registered nurse to promote adaptation to health changes and achieve optimal levels of wellness.
 
Project A: Health Education Final Exam Questions
Improvement Plan: Although this is the 3rd year for this project and a new outcome and project will be evaluated in 2014/2015, faculty will continue to monitor student’s level of achievement on items on the NURP 100 final exam dealing with education and domains of learning.
 
Project B: Medication Teaching Poster
Improvement Plan: Although this is the 3rd year for this project and a new outcome and project will be evaluated in 2014/2015, faculty plan to continue with the Geriatric teaching project and to update the rubric for easier, more reliable use for 2014/2015.