SCCC/ATS Nursing Program Perfect Again
KSCB News - May 29, 2013 4:07 pm
The SCCC/ATS Nursing program has just received official notification from the Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN) of the licensure results for graduates taking the exam for the first time between Jan 1 through December 31 of 2012 Nursing graduates.
For the eighth year in a row, the SCCC/ATS Practical Nursing program pass rate for first time candidates taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN) was 100 percent. The Kansas average pass rate was 91.99 percent and the national average pass rate was 84.23 percent. The SCCC/ATS Practical Nursing program had its first graduating class in 1979 and there have been 19 graduating classes with 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX-PN exam: 1981, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Of the 25 LPN programs in Kansas, SCCC/ATS was one of only four with 100 percent pass rates.
The SCCC/ATS Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program pass rate for first time candidates taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) was 89.66 percent.
The Kansas average pass rate was 87.97 percent and the national average pass rate was 90.34 percent.
“I am extremely proud of our graduates and the hard work it takes on the part of our students to achieve these results,” said Veda King, Director of Nursing at SCCC/ATS. “Our nursing faculty are highly dedicated individuals who strive to provide the best learning experience for our students.”
Nursing faculty members at SCCC/ATS include Nancy Bansemer, Sandy Brisendine, Diane Miller, Sandy Mead, Dawn Hemphill, Sandy Wolfram and Veda King.
For information about the Nursing program, call at 620-417-1401 or email at [email protected].