Strategy 1:  

  • Create individualized pathways for pre-licensure BSN students.
  • Implement seamless degree plans/transfer.
  • Create academic-service partnerships/employer-based models.
  • Provide program entrance & length choices.
  • Develop credit for veterans/military health professional experience program.

Strategy 2:

  • Identify risk prediction/interventions.
  • Implement evidence-based practice for student support.
  • Develop tutoring/mentoring program
  • “Intrusive” advising.
  • Progressions plan development.
  • Policy Development/Compliance.
  • Implement holistic student wellness approach, including financial wellness programming.

Strategy 3:

  • Prepare faculty for Certified Nurse Educator Certification.
  • Become accredited Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) provider.
  • Deliver faculty development (pedagogy, evaluation and cultural competency training).
  • Develop Preceptor mentoring.
  • Create a post-baccalaureate certificate in nursing education.

Strategy 4:

  • Strengthen Hispanic student recruitment.
  • Strengthen transfer/advising process.
  • Build community partnerships.
  • Develop outreach programs focused on pathways.
  • Create focused pre-health recruitment and preparation program.