Nursing
female student smiling in clinical uniform
Male nurse checking the blood pressure and pulse of a female

Program Outcomes

In accordance with Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the following Pellissippi State Community College nursing program outcomes have been identified along with the expected levels of achievement:

Licensure Exam Pass Rate

The three-year mean for the NCLEX-RN pass rate will be at or above the national mean for the same three-year period.

The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for the first time takers will meet accreditation & state requirements: 85% Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBON) / 80% for ACEN

YEAR NATIONAL MEAN PELLISSIPPI STATE
2012 90% 97%
2013 83% 97%
2014 82% 89%
2015 85% 92%
2016 86% 89%
2017 pending 96%


Program Completion Rate

Program Completion: Sixty percent (60%) of students will complete the program within one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the program length

YEAR PELLISSIPPI STATE
2012 73%
2013 83%
2014 85%
2015 79%
2016 69%
2017 78%  as of 10/01/17


Job Placement

Job Placement Rates: Eighty-Five (85%) will be employed within six to twelve months post-graduation

YEAR PELLISSIPPI STATE
2012 100%
2013 97%
2014 94%
2015 100%
2016 92%
2017 pending