Program Outcomes

End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, the student will be able to:

  • Provide client-centered care. 
  • Collaborate effectively with members of the interprofessional team.
  • Practice professional nursing behaviors.
  • Integrate evidence-based practice into clinical decision-making.
  • Use clinical judgment to provide safe client care.
  • Use information and technology to support clinical decision-making.

Program Outcomes

Wake Tech's Martha Mann Smith School of Nursing graduates demonstrate excellence in meeting the following program outcomes of: on time program completion *(defined as within 7.5 terms of starting NUR 111), NCLEX RN licensure test pass rate, and job placement.

Graduates surveyed one year after graduation indicate that they are “very satisfied or satisfied” with the program of study and their preparation for nursing practice. Based upon survey returns, employers are also “very satisfied or satisfied” with our graduates’ performance.

See below for our most recent data:

Graduating
Class of:
Total Number of Graduates:   Total Number of
Graduates Who Passed NCLEX 1st Time:
NCLEX Pass   Rate %: %  of Graduates Completing Program on Time*: % per year % of Graduates Obtaining Jobs Within 6 Months:
Spring 2015 75 74 98.6%   97%
Fall 2015 58 56 96.5% 79% 90%
Spring 2016 56 56 100%   97%
Fall 2016 56 54 96% 76% 98%
Spring 2017 58 57 98.2%   98%
Fall 2017 67 66 98%  83%  98%

 

North Carolina Board of Nursing NCLEX RN 1st Time Testing Pass Rate
3 YEAR AVERAGE 2015-2017

Registered Nurse (RN) Type Program 2015 2016 2017 3 year average 2015-2017
National Pass Rate RN-ALL 85 85 87 86
NC Pass Rate (95% of National Standard) RN-ALL 81 81 83 82
Wake Technical Community College ADN 98 97 98 98

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