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Nursing Program Outcome Data

The mission of the Roane State Community College nursing program is to advance the overall purpose and mission of the college by providing a career-oriented educational program in nursing which is responsive to community need, responsible to individuals and accountable to the constituencies which it serves.

The student who successfully completes the Roane State Community College nursing program will demonstrate eight core components of nursing practice. These relate to professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration and managing care.

The expected levels of achievement for program outcomes relating to graduation rate, licensure pass rate and job placement are as follows:

  1. Licensure exam pass rate is > 80% as required by ACEN and > 85% as required by TN Board of Nursing
  2. Graduation rate of at least 60% of the students entering the nursing program in the fall will complete the program within 150% of the standard curriculum length.
  3. Job placement rate is at least 90% of those graduates who respond to the survey and are seeking employment will be employed within a year of graduation.
NCLEX-RN Licensure Pass Rate*
Year RSCC Pass Rate National Mean
2013 84% 83%
2014 84% 82%
2015 93% 85%
2016 91% 85%
2017 94% 87%
Program Completion Rate* Graduation Rate within 150% of time from Admission
Admission Year Graduation Rate
Admitted Fall 2010 (graduated Spring 2013) 78%
Admitted Fall 2011 (graduated Spring 2014) 77%
Admitted Fall 2012 (graduated Spring 2015) 80%
Admitted Fall 2013 (graduated Spring 2016) 61%
Admitted Fall 2014 (graduated Spring 2017) 74%
Job Placement Rate* 90% or higher within a year of graduation
Year Placement Rate
2012 97%
2013 95%
2014 98%
2015 97%
2016 98%

*Rates rounded to nearest whole number

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