Outcomes

Registered Nurse

Students who successfully complete this program are able to:

  • provide safe, holistic care for a diverse population of clients.
  • utilize critical thinking skills to improve client outcomes.
  • communicate effectively with clients, families and members of the health care team.
  • collaborate with colleagues and other disciplines in health care to promote wellness.
  • practice nursing in compliance with legal, ethical and professional standards.
  • demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.

Registered Nursing Program

2015–16

2016–17

2017–18

2018–19

First-Time Pass Rate on NCLEX-RN Licensure Exam
(January–December pass rate will be at or above the national mean)

90%

(74/82)

92%

(80/87)

93%

(59/63)*

95%

(116/122)

Completion of Program in Three Years Fall–Spring (70% of enrolled students will complete program within 3 years of admission)

64%

(82/128)

77%

(89/115)

84%

(100/118)

 

Graduates Obtaining Jobs (80% of graduates answering survey will have obtained employment 9–12 months after graduation)

 

*This calculation includes two out of four quarters.

Fall '15 91% (23/51)

Spring '16 90% (10/30)

Fall '16 91% (23/42)

Spring '17 76% (21/49)

Fall '17 89% (29/55)

 

 

RN NCLEX Pass Rate State Board .PDF

The Registered Nursing program maintains accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The next accreditation site visit will be September 18–20. program is accredited through Fall 2026.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: 404.975.5020

Nursing Program approved by:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington
Springfield, IL 62786

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Communicate effectively with patients, family and staff.
  • Demonstrate basic nursing skills while caring for patients.
  • Establish and maintain a safe and pleasant environment.
  • Follow the nursing care plan in providing care.
  • Give simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and family members.
  • Identify the organization of the health care institution and its function.
  • Record observations and maintain records specific to the long-term facility and/or hospital or home health agency.
  • Report observations related to the patient's condition to an immediate supervisor.

Practical Nursing (PN) Certificate

  • Provide safe care for a diverse population of clients
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to collaborate with members of the health care team in the evaluation of client responses.
  • Communicate with clients, families and members of the health care team.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and other disciplines in health care to promote wellness.
  • Apply Practical Nursing skills in compliance with legal, ethical and professional standards.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning, by questioning the basis for nursing actions based on research.

Practical Nursing Certificate Program

2013–14

2014–15

2015–16

2016–17

Students Completing the Practical Nursing Certificate Program

26

19

16

 40

1st Time Pass Rate on NCLEX-PN Licensure Exam

100%
(27/27)

95%
(18/19)

100%
(16/16)

100%
(40/40) 

Graduates obtaining a job

100%

100%

100%

100% 

PN NCLEX Pass Rate State Board .PDF

The Practical Nurse Certificate (PNC) program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The next evaluation will be Spring 2022.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: 404.975.5020

Nursing Program approved by:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington
Springfield, IL 62786

Military Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse (METC) Certificate

Military Corpsman to Practical Nursing Certificate Program

2015–16

2016–17

Students Completing the Military Corpsman to Practical Nursing Certificate Program

4

N/A

1st Time Pass Rate on NCLEX-PN Licensure Exam (Jan-Dec)

0% (1/1)

 N/A

Graduates obtaining a job

0%

N/A

PN NCLEX Pass Rate State Board .PDF

Military Corpsman to Practical Nursing Program approved by:

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
320 West Washington
Springfield, IL 62786