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Holistic Review - An Introduction

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This presentation explores why a diverse nursing workforce is important for the delivery of quality, patient-centered care, and provides an introduction to the concept of holistic review in admissions. The presentation is intended to prepare nursing deans for participation in a holistic review in nursing workshop provided by AACN.

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Holistic Review - An Introduction

  1. 1. Holistic Review in Nursing An Introduction
  2. 2. Co-hosts
  3. 3. A Pilot Project To assist nursing deans interested in leading their school’s transition to a holistic admissions process.
  4. 4. Builds upon a solid foundation AAMC Advancing Holistic Review Initiative
  5. 5. A holistic review framework tailored to the field of nursing
  6. 6. We want to learn about your ● School/college mission ● Diversity needs ● Admissions process- related challenges
  7. 7. 2014-2015 Diversity Enrollment SOURCE: 2014-2015 AACN ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATIONS Diversity of Enrollment in Master’s Programs Diversity of Enrollment in Undergraduate Programs 69.3% 10.7% 9.8% 6.8% 0.5% 0.5% 2.4% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 67.6% 14.3% 7.2% 7.6% 0.6% 0.6% 2.2% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80%
  8. 8. Challenges to developing a diverse nursing workforce are considerable.
  9. 9. Nursing workforce challenges ● Policy questions loom large
  10. 10. Key findings
  11. 11. Providing access to educational opportunities
  12. 12. Move toward competency-based education
  13. 13. Emerging biomedical technologies and rapid scientific advances
  14. 14. Evolving curricula to address changes in health care delivery Master Academic Plan Mission & Vision Communities of Practice Academic policies Virtual learning environments Flipped classroom Programs of study Master Academic Plan
  15. 15. Rising student debt TUITION
  16. 16. IOM calls for at least 80% of RNs to be baccalaureate prepared by 2020
  17. 17. Nurses must attain the requisite competencies needed to deliver high-quality care
  18. 18. Employers recognize that education makes a difference
  19. 19. of employers either require or strongly prefer nurses with a bachelor’s degree 79%
  20. 20. And what does all this have to do with admissions?
  21. 21. Admissions is an critical door to a nursing school education and practice of nursing.
  22. 22. Nursing leaders must ensure access to high- quality nursing education for those with potential for success.
  23. 23. The decisions you make about who attends your nursing school influences who becomes a nurse…
  24. 24. …and who does not.
  25. 25. Perceptions
  26. 26. Perceptions Processes
  27. 27. Perceptions Processes Practices
  28. 28. Perceptions Processes Practices Policies
  29. 29. Selection criteria determine who will be granted the opportunity to become a professional nurse
  30. 30. Will the applicants you choose to accept…
  31. 31. …become the students you want to be part of your learning communities?
  32. 32. …become the compassionate, patient-centered, and competent nurses everyone is seeking?
  33. 33. …be able to achieve the mission and goals of your school, and provide culturally sensitive care to patients and families?
  34. 34. …be able to help reduce health care disparities and meet current and future health care challenges?
  35. 35. …be committed to meeting the health care needs of diverse populations within your community, state, and nation?
  36. 36. Culturally Competent and Sensitive Care Nurse-patient interactions must understand the ways cultural, racial and socioeconomic lifestyles are expressed and how these influence the nurse-patient interactions.
  37. 37. Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN, FAAN AACN President and CEO “If providing culturally competent care is a goal we can all support, then diversifying the pipeline of nursing students into baccalaureate and high degree programs must be a national priority.”
  38. 38. Holistic Review
  39. 39. Holistic Review is a flexible, individualized way of assessing an applicant’s capabilities, by which balanced consideration is given to the applicant’s experiences, attributes and academic metrics.
  40. 40. Holistic Admissions Process ● Integrates core principles at each stage of the process ● Facilitates identifying a broadly diverse student body ● Contributes to an enhanced learning environment for all students and a better prepared nursing workforce.
  41. 41. Growing Health workforce shortages Rapidly diversifying patient population Changing health care system Challenge: Preparing enough nurses with the right combination of skills, qualities, and experiences to address the health needs of diverse communities
  42. 42. Diversity in the Learning Environment “All students benefit from being exposed to different experiences, cultures, and perspectives during the educational process.” Greer Glazer, RN, CNP, PhD, FAAN Dean, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
  43. 43. The Experiences,Attributes and Metrics Model
  44. 44. Sedlacek’s Noncognitive Factors Positive self concept Realistic self- appraisal Strong support system Leadership experience Community Involvement Successfully Handling the system Preference for long- term goals
  45. 45. Holistic Review in Nursing Workshop ● Think critically about admissions and how processes, practices, and policies align with your school’s mission and goals. ● An open forum for you to learn from your peers
  46. 46. Objectives ● Articulate the importance of diversity ● Describe the holistic review admission process ● Identify 2-3 admission practices that could be modified or implemented upon return to campus ● Develop1-3 SMART goals to initiate stakeholder engagement on campus
  47. 47. Set of resources Resources for initiating efforts Access to an online collaboration community of peers
  48. 48. Online Collaboration Community Knowledge Base Shared Experience Ideas / Solutions Effective Tools Guidelines Workshop Materials
  49. 49. Bring: ● Admission outcome data for most recent class ● Admission practices assessment
  50. 50. An open mind and willingness to engage will yield new ideas and next steps for translating what you learned into action.
  51. 51. How should you prepare? question
  52. 52. How should you prepare? How is your school’s mission manifested in your admission processes and practices? question
  53. 53. How should you prepare? How is your school’s mission manifested in your admission processes and practices? What role does your school’s diversity interests play in admissions? question
  54. 54. How should you prepare? How is your school’s mission manifested in your admission processes and practices? What role does your school’s diversity interests play in admissions? What are the school’s mission-driven determinants of success? question

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