401 ‐ Successful Program Evaluation Using the NCLEX® Program Reports
The purpose of this seminar is to increase the participants’ knowledge of nursing program evaluation.
The 401 course picks up where the 301/302 course ends by helping nursing educators to identify or create solutions to improve their program.
The topics covered during the NCLEX® Program Reports 401 seminar are:
- Program Evaluation 101
Data Driven Program Evaluation
- Program evaluation terminology ( lingo
- Overview of the program evaluation process
- Program evaluation methods
- Developing a culture of program evaluation
Collecting Program Evaluation Data
- The value of data driven program evaluation
- Developing a data driven program evaluation system/culture
- Navigating your program's system/culture
Analyzing Program Evaluation Data
- Curriculum data
- Cognitive processing data (Bloom's)
- Pedagogy data
- Learning resources data
- Staffing data
Interpreting Program Evaluation Data
- Mapping the NCLEX Blueprint to your program's curriculum
- Root cause analysis
- Gap analysis
- Gold Standards: Accreditation Standards, Regulatory Standards, Internal Standards/Benchmarks
Communicating program evaluation outcomes
- Prioritizing findings
- Normative comparisons
- Stakeholder involvement
- Reporting the outcomes
- Presenting the data
This NCLEX® Program Reports seminar includes a mix of presentations,
discussion, and group exercises designed to maximize learning.
In order to register for this course, participants must have completed the 101 - "An Introduction to the NCLEX® Program Reports", 201 - "Analyzing and Interpreting your NCLEX® Program Reports",
and 301/302 - "Understanding your Program’s Challenges and Opportunities through the NCLEX® Test Plan and Content Dimensions" courses.
All participants are strongly encouraged to bring a copy of their NCLEX® Program Reports.