Accession Number:

ADA612227

Title:

Darton College Customized Nursing Program for the Fort Benning Community and Research Project

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 14 Sep 2011-13 Sep 2013

Corporate Author:

DARTON STATE COLL ALBANY GA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

Darton State College s Customized Nursing Programs for the Fort Benning Community are created specifically for the Fort Benning community. The Customized Nursing Program consists of two different tracks. The Traditional Hybrid Nursing program is for students who have no formal healthcare background. The Accelerated Bridge program is for LPNs, Paramedics and Army Medic 68W M6. The Customized Nursing Programs allows students to take face-to-face and online courses that are instructor led, highly interactive, and use the latest multimedia technologies. All aspects of the of the courses, services and program as being evaluated including quantitative analysis comparing the Fort Benning cohorts to the corresponding Darton College cohorts for Semester Grade Point Averages GPA, graduating GPAs, and retention rates. In three instances one of the Fort Benning cohorts was statistically higher than the corresponding Albany cohorts, and in one instance it was the reverse. The formative evaluations have been constructive have been used to continually improve the courses, services, and programs. The student focus groups, phone interviews and online surveys produce similar responses and are overall very positive. Students are extremely positive of the program overall and the customization and especially the flexibility the programs.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE