ERIC Number: ED124798
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Advance Placement Nursing. Final Report.
Kirkwood Community Coll., Cedar Rapids, IA.
This report covers the period of April 1974 to September 1975 of a project to develop and implement a procedure to place candidates for registered nursing programs with previous experience in the appropriate level of the associate degree program. The five steps undertaken in meeting the project goal are described in the report: development of the mechanism, selection of candidates, competency evaluation, planning courses of study, and placement of candidates in existing programs. The major portion of the document (65 pages) consists of appended project-related material, including: an outline of the advance placement procedures concerning eligibility, admissions policies, and course prerequisites; the results of the challenge exams with distribution figures; a chart of the estimated costs of advanced placement; the form used by candidates to evaluate the advance placement program; the syllabus and course outline for the advance placement seminar; clinical performance tests that contain evaluation criteria, performance objectives, and specific tasks. (NJ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kirkwood Community Coll., Cedar Rapids, IA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal reproducibility; Page 40 containing the names of the students evaluated in the program was removed; It is not included in the pagination