Nursing Strategic Plan Update and Transfer Block Discussion

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<p>The Vision Project A Public Agenda for Higher Education in the Commonwealth</p> <p>Healthcare Workforce PlanningBoard of Higher Education Meeting | December 10, 2013</p> <p>David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development1Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare Sector2Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorStrengthening and rebalancing the largest component of the health care workforcenursesas partners and leaders in reforming Massachusetts health care system and improving the delivery of patient-centered care.Future of Nursing report (2010)partnership between Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Institute of Medicine (IOM)Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare Sector approved by BHE in October 2012Future of Nursing</p> <p>3Future of NursingFuture of Nursing calls for 80% by 2020</p> <p>Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare Sector4Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorFuture of NursingMA has 55% as of 2012Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorFuture of NursingMA Strategic Plan calls for 66% by 2020</p> <p>6Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorState Level: 66% by 2020</p> <p>BS/N Graduates Needed in MA From Public and Private Campuses2388 in 20123245 in 20207Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorState Level: 80% by 2025?BS/N Graduates Needed in MA From Public and Private CampusesMeet 66% goal in 2020Meet 80% goal in 2025?8Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorCampus Level: 66% by 2020, 80% by 2025?BS/N Graduates Needed from UMass AmherstProduced 3.7% of state total in FY1288 in 2012269 in 2025?120 in 20209Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare Sector66% target is attainable, 80% will be a challengeFacility, laboratory and other campus capacity requirements are manageableFaculty replacements and retirements are significant concernFuture faculty are in MSN, PhD/EdD, DNP programswe need a strategy to increase the number of facultyAcademic Progression in Nursing GrantFaculty Team developing a white paper with recommendationsCampus Feedback on Strategic Plan10Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorNursing PlanPublic institutions43% of FY12 BS/N degree awardsIncorporate BS/N nursing student growth projections in campus and segment strategic plansCampuses build resource requirements into annual budgetsPrivate institutions57% of FY12 BS/N degree awardsDHE engage IHE institution leadership (beyond dean level) regarding the projections within the Nursing Workforce PlanNext Steps11Nursing Education Transfer Compact 12Nursing Education Transfer CompactProviding AD/N graduates a seamless, cost-effective, timely and transparent pathway to BS/N completionNursing Education Transfer Compact</p> <p>13Nursing Education Transfer CompactModeled after Early Childhood Education Compact and incorporates elements of the MassTransfer policyProvides for transfer of AD/N program credits plus the general education MassTransfer block into the BS/N majorRecognizes a bachelors degree in another field as meeting the general education requirements for the BS/N degreeDoes not change the requirements at either the AD/N or RN to BS/N programsBenefits14Nursing Education Transfer CompactTransfer of 72 creditssome institutions have lower cap on # of credits transferred into bachelors programIncorporates MassTransferaddresses BS/N general education requirements for AD/N graduates and 2nd bachelors degree No expiration of credits (except specialized ones like sciences)differs from MassTransfer (one-year restriction), necessary for nurses to secure tuition reimbursementFinancial aidAD/N graduates declare second associates degree while completing MassTransfer BlockGuaranteed admission (2.75 minimum GPA)may be a challenge for institutions with limited availability of slotsTuition waiver/reduction (3.0 GPA)Day School programs vs. Continuing EducationCampus Considerations</p> <p>15Strategic Workforce Plan for Massachusetts' Healthcare SectorTransfer CompactCampus feedback being solicitedFull presentation and BHE vote January/March meetingNext Steps16Discussion</p>