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School of Nursing Programs

The Regular RN Program at Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing allows for the simultaneous completion of the Associate of Technical Study Degree and the three-year Nursing Diploma. The Associate degree is offered via courses provided by Bowling Green State University Firelands campus, and the Nursing Diploma courses are provided by the Firelands School of Nursing.

Read more details about the Regular RN Program, including curriculum information.

Other Program Information

NCLEX-RN Passage Rates (Licensure Examination)

The FRMCSN mean NCLEX-RN® passage rate for the last three years is 91 percent. The national mean passage rate for the last three years is 84 percent.

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 73 percent.  For the Class of 2016 the program completion rate for regular students was 67 percent and for Fast LANE LPN to RN students it was 82 percent.

Graduate Program Satisfaction

Class of 2016-Regular

Achievement of FRMCSN Student Learning Outcomes/Role Specific Graduate
Competencies=97 percent adequate to excellent
Adequacy of nursing program curriculum = 100 percent adequate to excellent
Physical facilities = 93 percent adequate to excellent
Learning resources and technology = 91 percent adequate to excellent
Support services = 96 percent adequate to excellent
Overall satisfaction with the nursing program = 88 percent adequate to excellent

Class of 2016- Fast LANE LPN to RN

Achievement of FRMCSN Student Learning Outcomes/Role Specific Graduate
Competencies=93 percent adequate to excellent
Adequacy of nursing program curriculum = 75 percent adequate to excellent
Physical facilities = 89 percent adequate to excellent
Learning resources and technology = 86 percent adequate to excellent
Support services = 88 percent adequate to excellent
Overall satisfaction with the nursing program = 100 percent adequate to excellent

Employer Program Satisfaction

Class of 2016-Regular

  • Achievement of FRMCSN Student Learning Outcomes/Role Specific Graduate
  • Competencies=95 percent adequate to excellent
  • Clinical preparation = 92 percent adequate to excellent
  • Overall work performance = 92 percent adequate to excellent

Class of 2016- Fast LANE LPN to RN

  • Achievement of FRMCSN Student Learning Outcomes/Role Specific Graduate
  • Competencies=100 percent adequate to excellent
  • Clinical preparation = 100 percent adequate to excellent
  • Overall work performance = 100 percent adequate to excellent

Job Placement Rates

Percentage of graduates who have passed the NCLEX-RN and have employment in a nursing position within 9 months after graduation

Class of 2016-Regular = 96 percent

Class of 2016- Fast LANE LPN to RN = 100 percent

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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.

Percentage of graduates who have passed the NCLEX-RN and have employment in a nursing position within 9 months after graduation

Class of 2016-Regular = 96%

Class of 2016- Fast LANE LPN to RN = 100%

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5/18/16

1st Revision:  5/9/17

Contact the Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing

1912 Hayes Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-557-7110 
Fax: 419-557-7116 

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