Strategic Plan

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Annual progress update August 2019

1. Regional and national leader in undergraduate education

A. RN to BSN

  • Developed program
  • Market conditions did not support launch

B. BSN Curriculum revision

  • Summer 2019: completion of writing for all 100- and 200-level courses
  • Fall 2019:
    • Continue course writing for 300-level courses
    • Contract with Instructional Designer consultant to standardize Moodle Common Course format
    • Community Engagement for clinical sites
    • Fill all faculty positions by the end of fall semester
    • Link new curriculum to Master Evaluation Plan
  • Fall 2020: all course writing will be complete
  • Spring 2021: all new courses will be delivered

C. Integrative Health & Wellness Studies

  • Launch new major and minor Fall 2019
  • Confirm course-writing map for all IHW courses
  • Summer 2019: completing all course writing for 100- and 200-level IHW courses

2. Regional and national leader in graduate education

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A. Develop new Masters program with concentrations

  • Partnership with School of Education to explore master's degree options

B. Develop DNP Leadership track

  • Continue to explore options and market demand

C. Explore DNP - Gerontology and Palliative Care

  • Continue to explore options and market demand

D. DEU for NP practice sites

  • Transition focus to delivering a distance option for DNP program

E. OSCE - faculty ready for development

  • Hire consultant to develop implementation plan for OSCE
  • By end of AY 19-20, create 2 new OSCEs

F. ADN graduate pathways

  • Strengthen current community college relationships

3. Infrastructure to support growth and excellence in teaching

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A. Invest in online education support

  • Goal met - implementation ULC, Kaltura, etc.
  • AY 18-19 implemented ExamSoft for all SON courses
  • AY 19-20 SHC remodel compete and simulations being developed for new BSN curriculum
  • Determined best practices - "hybrid-ready formatting" for Moodle AY 19-20
    • a. Audit completed (exam 50% and Moodle common format)
    • b. Feedback sessions to faculty
    • c. Repeat exam audit
    • Goal for AY 19-20 is to attain 35% of faculty using Moodle "hybrid-ready"

B. Standardized orientation

  • All courses now team-taught
  • Moodle common course being drafted with NRS 307 FA19 and implemented for all courses SP20
  • All course writing teams using standardized examination format through ExamSoft
  • New faculty residency evaluation and transition into the Teaching & Learning committee moving forward AY 20-21

C. Faculty Development: Teaching & Learning committee

  • Focus on team teaching implementation
  • Support for all faculty to adopt ULC for new curriculum (15 faculty currently trained)
  • Work with One the Bluff Studios & digital media to build flipped classroom skills and resources

4. Create global and multicultural opportunities

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A. Increase student diversity

  • Revised peer tutor programming
  • Advising model revised to decrease total number of faculty-to-student advisees
  • Monitoring evaluation of Buddy-UP outcomes

B. Increase faculty diversity

  • Search & Screen committee will use university-wide recruitment and interview model for increasing diversity

C. Develop relationships with underserved area partners

  • First annual nurse camp
  • Tapping into high school relationships within our communities
  • Community Engagement Team established AY 18-19, continuing into AY 19-20
  • Established International Education Diversity & Inclusion Committee

D. Grants management plan

  • Appointed new position Research & Scholarship Director, created template language for grant proposals
    • Leveraging relationships with university grant writers

5. Catholic character

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A. Threads in curriculum to develop moral character

  • BSN curriculum revision includes all threads and is on track for implementation

B. Service

  • Service embedded in faculty, staff and student participation

C. Interprofessional opportunities with faith teaching

  • Service learning opportunities with CISGO and Moreau Center for Service Learning

D. Nursing-focus theology

  • Suffering & Death

E. Nursing electives to explore

  • Explore a palliative care elective/minor/etc. (tie together with the DNP palliative care track)

 

Original Strategic Plan 

1. Regional and national leader in undergraduate education

A. RN to BSN

  1. Complete RN to BSN summer 2016
  2. RN to BSN curriculum to CAR fall 2016
  3. Implement RN to BSN summer 2017

B. BSN Curriculum revision

  1. Complete BSN curriculum revision 2016 - 2017
  2. New BSN curriculum to CAR fall 2017
  3. Implement new BSN curriculum fall 2018

C. New major Population & Integrative Health

  1. Develop program of study and curriculum 2016 - 2017
  2. CAR fall 2017
  3. Implement new major fall 2018

2. Regional and national leader in graduate education

A. Develop new Masters program with concentrations summer 2016

  1. Develop new Masters program with concentrations summer 2016
  2. Education
  3. Leadership
  4. To CAR fall 2016
  5. Implement new Masters summer 2017

B. Develop DNP Leadership option

  1. Hire consultants/program fall 2016
  2. To CAR spring 2017
  3. Implement summer 2017 or fall 2017

C. Explore DNP - Gerontology and Palliative Care 2018

D. DEU for NP practice sites

  1. Kaiser
  2. PeaceHealth
  3. Providence
  4. Legacy

E. OSCE - development of more simulation & OSCE into the program of study

F. ADN graduate pathways

3. Infrastructure to support growth and excellence in teaching 

A. Invest in online education support 2016-2017

  1. Technology support for excellence in online instruction
    1. Online presentation of didactic content
      1. Podcasts, media, web-ex tools
    2. Support for technology use in student projects
    3. No minimum to file sizes
  2. Explore options for online examinations
  3. Simulation
  4. Flipped classroom

B. Standardized orientation for faculty (full-time and adjunct)

  1. Co-teaching first course
  2. Standardized Moodle pages
  3. Standardized tools/rubrics for grading

C. Faculty Development

  1. Equal focus on graduate and undergraduate faculty
  2. Can have "tacks" for topics
    1. Item Analysis
    2. Pedagogy
    3. How to give feedback
    4. How to grade
    5. Online teaching
    6. Technology and innovation in teaching
  3. Demonstrate faculty preparedness for online teaching
  4. All faculty have access to an iPad/Surface Pro
    1. Orientation on how to use these tools effectively

4. Create global and multicultural opportunities

A. Increase student diversity

  1. Improve access to tutors and support systems for underserved, 1st gen, etc.

B. Increase faculty diversity

C. Develop relationships with underserved area partners

  1. NuTram pilot project at Samuel Merrit this summer
  2. CNA programs at local high school areas
  3. Develop repository for community-based partnerships
    1. Clinical placements and opportunities
    2. Grant opportunities 
    3. Underserved population partnerships

D. Grants management plan

  1. Able to quickly put applications together
  2. Management and tracking of grants received
  3. Explore availability of grants

5. Catholic character

A. Threads in curriculum to develop moral character

  1. Social Justice 
  2. Leadership 
  3. Ethics
  4. Population health/ecological model
  5. Inquiry

B. Service

C. Interprofessional opportunities with faith teaching

D. Nursing-focus theology

E. Nursing electives to explore

  1. Religiosity and health
  2. Palliative care
  3. Death with dignity
  4. Ethical issues with religion and health