General Information

General Information

NCLEX-RN Passage Rates (Licensure Examination)

The Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing mean NCLEX-RN passage rate for the last three years is 91%. The national mean passage rate fro the last three years is 87%.

Program Completion Data

The enrollment retention rate is calculated annually based on the total number of students enrolled on October 15th of any given year. The most current retention rate is 88%. For the Class of 2013 the program completion rate for regular students was 80% and for Fast LANE LPN to RN students it was 94%.

Graduate Program Satisfaction

Class of 2013 - Regular

  • Adequacy of nursing program curriculum = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Physical facilities = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Learning resources and technology = 98% adequate to excellent
  • Support services = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Overall satisfaction with the nursing program = 100%

Class of 2013 - Fast LANE LPN to RN

  • Adequacy of nursing program curriculum = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Physical facilities = 98% adequate to excellent
  • Learning resources and technology = 93% adequate to excellent
  • Support services = 89% adequate to excellent
  • Overall satisfaction with the nursing program = 100%

Employer Program Satisfaction

Class of 2013 - Regular

  • Overall knowledge = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Overall preparation = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Overall work performance = 100% adequate to excellent

Class of 2013 - Fast LANE LPN to RN

  • Overall knowledge = 100% adequate to excellent
  • Overall preparation = 88% adequate to excellent
  • Overall work performance = 88% adequate to excellent

Job Placement Rates

Percentage of graduates who have passed the NCLEX-RN and have employment in a nursing position within nine months after graduation.

  • Class of 2013 - Regular = 100%
  • Class of 2013 - Fast LANE LPN to RN = 94%

Educational and Vocational Guidance

To ease the transition from education to employment, a professional issues course is conducted annually for senior students. Various occupational and advanced education opportunities for professional nurses are discussed, including current information on employment and educational offerings in the area. Students learn how to write a resume and an application letter and are informed about the licensure process in Ohio. The course also covers the laws regulating nursing practice in Ohio.

Uniforms

Students are required to wear a student uniform in the clinical area during the second and third year. The school provides students with information on ordering uniforms and supplies.

Insurance

Liability and health insurance are required of all students before beginning the nursing courses. Instructions on obtaining liability insurance are mailed to each student prior to the start of the second year.

Textbooks

Purchasing textbooks is the student’s responsibility. Students are provided with information on required textbooks/software and instructions on how and where to purchase their books.