The Ohio State UniversityCollege of Nursing

Facts aboutnursingApproximately 3 million RNs currently licensed; 2.4 millionemployed in nursingAge: overall average 46.8; RNs with doctorates average 55.4Gender: 5.8% male in 2004 (currently 8%)Ethnic/racial status: minorities under-represented (12.2% overall,8% of advanced practice)Employment: 56% work in hospitals; only 3.7% work in nursingeducation (salary differential: NP 81,000, MS faculty 69,500)Job growth: 567,000 new RN jobs will be created through 2016;hospital demand projected to increase 36% by 2020 (BLS)

The nursingshortageTemporarily easing in some areas due to recessionHowever, projections of shortages range from260,000 to 1 million by 2025Faculty shortage restricts enrollments ( 50,000qualified applicants denied in 2009)Faculty vacancy rates highest in Midwest (12.2%)Competition for doctorally prepared faculty isextremely strong; only 653 graduates from nursingdoctoral programs nationally in 2007

Educationalpreparationof nursesInitial25% diploma42% AD31% BSN or higherHighest17.5% diploma33.7% AD34.2% baccalaureate13% master’s or doctorate

NursingeducationprogramsDiploma or AD prepares for technical practiceBSN prepares for general professional practice(N 748 institutions; 31 in Ohio)MS prepares for specialized advanced practice(N 475 institutions; 15 in Ohio)PhD prepares for research & academic careers(N 116 institutions; 4 in Ohio)DNP prepares for highest level practice & clinical teaching(N 92 institutions; 5 in Ohio)

CollegeoverviewNursing program established in 1914;became college in 1984First to offer MS in nursing in Ohio (1954)First public institution in Ohio with PhDin nursing (1984)Programs are accredited by Ohio Board of Nursingand Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationGraduated in 2008-09: 207 BSN, 104 MS, 7 PhD12,000 living alumni

FacultyRegular FacultyRTTProfessor5Assoc. Professor9Asst. Professor7InstructorTotalSalaried Auxiliary FacultyClinical ProfessorClinical Assoc. Prof.Clinical Asst. Prof.Clinical InstructorTotalRCT TOTAL275141811310035356

Strategic aimProvide high quality, innovativeeducational programs


AcademicprogramsDoctoral levelPhD Seven graduates in 2008-2009 Three NIH-funded NRSAsDNP Admitted first cohort in Autumn 2008 Didactic courses online

AcademicprogramsMaster’s levelTraditional MS: post-BSN Prepare specialists in 10 specialty areas Nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nursing serviceadministratorsGraduate entry option Baccalaureate or higher in another field Six quarters to RN licensure Additional 4-6 quarters to MS

AcademicprogramsBachelor’s levelTraditional BSN Four years post high school (3 years in the major) Highly competitive admission: av. 3.65 GPA Sophomores who graduate in three years: 89% NCLEX-RN pass rate: 90%RN to BSN Students enter with AD; complete nursing coursesin one year Collaboration with regional campuses Didactic courses all online

Studentenrollment(Autumn, 2009)Traditional BSNRN to BSNMSDoctoral49111531642Total964 Pre-Nursing284

ClinicaleducationtechnologyState of the art Technology Learning Complex (TLC)is a well equipped, 6-room teaching lab with 6 wholebody computerized simulatorsEducational electronicmedical recordHandhelds for point-ofcare information

InformationtechnologyThe College of Nursing is a leader in distancelearning with 30 complete courses, 91 enhancedcourses and the DNP program and RN to BSNnursing courses all online.Student computer labs with 74 workstations,SPSS statistical software, NCLEX reviewsoftware and the latest MS Office suite.Comprehensive mobile (PDA) software isprovided to students including diagnostics, drugguide, and medical dictionaries

Strategic aimStrengthen and invigorate thePhD program External program review in 2008 Increased admission standards (GRE) Added a dissertation seminar Enforced post-candidacy progression requirements toreduce time to degree

Strategic aimBecome a destination collegefor a diverse population ofstudents, faculty and staffStudent diversity % male % non- % nonWhite

Strategic aimBecome a destination collegefor a diverse population ofstudents, faculty and staffNew Summer Nursing Institute“Best Nursing College for Men” award in 2008Three SROP students; one SREP student in Summer, 2009

Strategic aimBecome known for high quality,high impact research andscholarshipResearch awards FY09: 1.4M ( 229%; number of awards 83%)Research expenditures FY09: 935,000 ( 26.4%)Research support officeThree wet labs

Researchemphases Health risk assessment and reduction invulnerable populations Women’s and infant health Care of the acutely and chronically ill Symptom biology and management Technology in health care, including nursinginformatics

Strategic aimIncrease community commitmentthrough sustained innovativeoutreach and engagementactivitiesAdded two service learning courses; one global health courseOutreach:Columbus Health Department immunization clinicsClinics for Somali populationHead Start physical examsPartner in Fogarty Global Health grant

Nursing program established in 1914; became college in 1984. First to offer MS in nursing in Ohio (1954) First public institution in Ohio with PhD . in nursing (1984) Programs are accredited by Ohio Board of Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Graduated in 2008-0