Highlights, Special Features and Opportunities
NCLEX pass rates for 2012 nursing graduates: For the second time in three years, the May 2012 graduating class attained a 100% NCLEX rate. This mean that all 47 of the graduates passed NCLEX on the first attempt. This stellar performance exceeded the state and national averages of 90% for first time NCLEX testers. Congratulations to the Class of 2012 - and to the nursing faculty who guided the students through the program.
Read the letter from the Department Chair.
Follow the recent news of the Nursing Department in their 2012 newsletter.
With a Quality and Safety Education (QSEN) grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and collaboration with Nursing Education Deans and Directors, the nursing department at Augustana was one of only 15 schools in a pilot test program designed to improve success of classroom technology (such as our interactive mannequin).
The Health Action Model for Partnership in Community is a collaborative community nursing practice model that guides the provision of health services for individuals and families experiencing disconnection from economic, social and interpersonal resources.
Our Parish Nursing Center prepares registered nurses to meet the holistic health needs within a congregation and assists churches who are interested in starting a parish nursing program.