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2017-2018: Reflect, Celebrate, and Look to the Future

Presented on January 4, 2018

SONDH Vision

  • To be the leader in nursing and dental hygiene education and research in Hawaii with outreach to Asia and the Pacific Basin
  • SONDH Strategic Initiatives Matrix aligned with UH System Strategic Directives & UH Manoa Strategic Initiatives

Fall 2017 SONDH Student Enrollment

Level & Field of Study Degree Pathway Incoming Continuing Total Enrollment
Dental Hygiene Undergraduate High School Direct (Pre-Yr) 3 0 3
BS 20 39 59
DH BS Total 23 39 62
Nursing Undergradaute High School Direct (Pre-Yr) 30 included below 30
BS Manoa 29 105 134
Progressing AD Graduates 34 1 35
RN to BS 0 0 0
Exec RN to BS 0 32 32
Nursing NS Total 93 138 231
Undergraduate Total 116 177 293
Nursing Graduate GEPN (Pre-license) 44 0 44
Master’s 11 55 66
DNP (Specialty) 4 55 59
DNP (Post-Master’s) 3 1 4
PhD 0 25 25
Graduate Total 62 136 198
Total Enrollment All Programs 178 313 491

SONDH Degrees Awarded: 2016–2017

Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017

  • 19 Bachelor Degrees -Dental Hygiene
  • 133 Bachelor Degrees –Nursing
  • 37 Master’s Degrees
  • 7 DNP Degrees
  • 7 PhD Degrees
  • 45 GEPN Pre-license Certificates

On-Time Graduation Rates: 2016

Undergraduate Programs –3 years

  • BS DH: 90%
  • BS Nursing (Traditional): 83%
  • BS Nursing (RN to BS): 100%

Graduate Programs

  • GEPN: 75% in 4 yrs
  • MS: 69% in 3 yrs
  • DNP: 83% in 3 yrs
  • PhD: data pending
    • Note: GEPN rate is of graduate degree award (not pre-licensure certificate)

Licensure & Certification Rates

Entry to Practice Pass Rates: 1st Time Test Takers

  • 2017 Dental Hygiene
    • 100% NBDHE
    • 89% Central Regional Dental Testing Service
  • 2017 Nursing+
    • 97% NCLEX-RN (BS)
    • 88% NCLEX-RN (GEPN)
      • +Calendar year data reported as of 11/2017

Advanced Practice Nursing Certification Rates: Overall

  • 2016 AANPCP Exam*
    • 82% FNP
    • 86% AGNP
  • 2016 ANCC Exam*
    • 75% FNP
    • 67% AGCNS
      • *Data reported annually; 2017 data will be available in spring 2018

Campus Performance Measures

Source: Manoa Institutional Research Office Interactive Reports, 9/11/17

  • FY 17 Student Semester Hours (Fall 2016)
    • DH BS: 706
    • NURS BS: 6,521
    • NURS Graduate: 2,047
  • FY 17 Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Native Hawaiian
    • Native Hawaiian: 39 (15%)
      • DH BS: 3
      • NURS BS: 28
      • MS: 8
      • PhD/DNP 0
  • FY 17 Undergraduate Time-to-Degree

    • DH: 4.66
    • NURS: 4.50
  • FY 17 Retention –Degree Seeking
    • DH BS: 100% 1 year retention | 100% Next sem retention
    • NURS BS: 81.4% 1 year retention | 91.1% Next sem retention
    • NURS MS: 83.2% 1 year retention | 88.6% Next sem retention
    • NURS DNP: 80.4% 1 year retention | 98.4% Next sem retention
    • NURS PhD: 91.2% 1 year retention | 100% Next sem retention
  • FY 17 Transfers from UHCC

    • DH BS: 3 students, 32 SSH | 5% of enrollment

    • NURS BS: 81 students, 892 SSH | 16% of enrollment

National Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs
    • #61 out of 144 ranked schools; top 42%
    • 2018 ranking will be released on January 9th!
  • Best Master’s Nursing Schools
    • #87 out of 292 – 30%
  • Best DNP Nursing School
    • #88 out of 186 – 47%

Highlights: Nursing Program

  • Increase in Nursing High School Direct Entry to 63% of Class
  • Modified programs to meet student and community needs
  • Ongoing academic progression for AD RN to BS enrollment from Kapiolani CC, Kauai CC, & Maui College
  • Implementing innovative strategies to enhance APHN education and practice supported by HRSA
  • Veterans to BS Nursing Program continues support for student recruitment and progression

Highlights: Dental Hygiene Program

  • Maintaining dental hygiene enrollment with increase in Dental Hygiene High School Direct Entry from 0 to 15% of Class
  • Executed Conceptual Agreement for Dental Hygiene Transfer to UH West Oahu
  • DHHS HRSA Training Grant Funding for Dental Hygiene Program (D. Mattheus, PI & K. Osada, Co-PI)

Highlights: ‘IKE AO PONO

  • 390 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NH/PI) nurses have graduated since 2003
  • Increase from 3% to 18% in the number of NH/PI nurses enrolling and graduating from UHM Nursing
  • The Queen’s Medical Center increased Native Hawaiian scholarship support gift

Highlights: Extramural Funding

  • $1,223,898 Extramural Funding in FY 17
    • $418,943 research
    • $804,955 non-research
  • Faculty submitted projects totaling $7M
  • $2,085,089 Extramural Funding in FY 18 to date
    • $ 481,502 research
    • $1,603,587 non-research
    • 70% increase in funding over last FY!
  • New funded projects in FY 18:
    • Increasing Physical Activity in Filipino Lay Leaders
      • PIs: Clementina Ceria-Ulep and Cheryl Albright
      • Research, NIH, $424,462
    • Utilization of the Expanded Function Dental Hygienist to Improve Oral Health Outcomes for Children 0-5 years of age in Hawaii
      • PI: Deb Mattheus; Co-PI/SrMentor: Maureen Shannon; Co-PI: Kristine Osada
      • Non-Research (Training), HRSA, $370,185
    • Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Program
      • PI: Merle Kataoka-Yahiro
      • Research, UNLV, $19,338
    • Preceptor Training Program for APRN Students
      • PI: Lorrie Wong, DLIR, $20,000
  • Continuing projects in FY 18:

    • Innovative Strategies to Enhance APHN Education & Practice

      • PI: Kristine Qureshi, Non-Research, HRSA, $618,054

    • Faculty Services Agreement with Kapiolani Medical Specialists

      • PI: Randy Wada, Non-Research, KMS, $179,425

    • UHM SONDH & The QMC Research Partnership

      • PI: Katherine Finn Davis, Research, QMC, $37,702

    • Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

      • PI: Kristine Qureshi, Non-Research, HRSA, $349,472

  • Projects Continued or Funded in FY 18:
    • CVS UH Manoa DNP Student Scholarship
      • PI: Maureen Shannon, CVS Foundation, $5,000
    • Hawaii Interprofessional Education and Collaborative (HIPEC) Alliance
      • PI: Maureen Shannon, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The John A. HartfordFoundation, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Hawaii Action Coalition, $100,000
    • Future Nursing Scholars Program
      • PI: Maureen Shannon, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, $150,000
    • ‘IKE AO PONO Support Fund
      • PI: NalaniMinton/Mary Boland, The Queen’s Health System, $140,000
    • Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
      • PI: Kristine Qureshi, Mary & Stanley Smith Foundation, $55,000

Highlights: Research

  • Expanding activities and support for honors programs
  • Continued partnership with JABSOM Grants Development Office and Biostatistics Core
    • Pool of funds to support “big data research”
  • Updating research policies and procedures
  • Dedicated support for PhD students/Graduate Assistantships beginning fall 2018
  • Expanding partnership with Cancer Center for collaborative research
  • Many faculty and students presented at professional conferences

Highlights: Global Health Nursing

  • Continued study abroad for undergraduate students; expanding for graduate students
  • Initiated research in the international setting
  • Faculty serving in leadership roles in international nursing organizations: APNLC, APINA, WHO APEDNN, ICN
  • ICN contracts for Leadership for Change Program in Asia, Europe, Middle East
  • Hosted 3 groups from Japan for simulation and global health
  • Global health contracts – $100K
  • Continue to do “Global Connect” with Asia

Highlights: Interprofessional Collaboration

  • Funding and implementation of the Hawaii Interprofessional Education and Collaborative (HIPEC) Alliance (M. Shannon, PI) in partnership with JABSOM, Pharmacy, DOE/Hawaii Keiki, Center for Nursing
  • Established UH Council of Health Sciences expanding collaboration to include UH Cancer Center
  • Continued collaboration of the Interprofessional Education (IPE) Workgroup in academic initiatives
  • Launched a partnership with Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience for student placements

Highlights: UH THSSC

  • Led and hosted the 2017 Hawaii Regional Simulation User Network with the Hawaii Simulation Collaborative
  • Facilitated interprofessional education
  • Continued use by partners and community
  • Expanded efforts to support student recruitment
    • Hosted DOE high school student health academies for hands-on simulation experiences
    • Test Drive Events

Highlights: Engaged University

  • 2017 Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award by AACN recognized the UHM Nursing & QMC Research partnership
  • Alumni Association providing scholarship support, mentoring and networking for students
  • Increased recruitment activities for high school students and international students
  • HAH honored Dean Boland with 2017 Executive Award and Jessica Ackerman, UHM Nursing Alumni, as a Healthcare Hero
  • Hawaii Keiki partnership between UH Manoa Nursing & DOE with UCERA/UHP
    • Expanded to 15 complex areas statewide in DOE schools
    • Nurse led clinics and school health nursing services in DOE schools in underserved communities
    • APRNs and RNs
    • Billing for services
    • Provide BS and DNP nursing student clinical experiences

Highlights: Hawaii State Center for Nursing

  • Supporting BON to implement Continuing Competency initiative
  • Completed and disseminated 2017 Workforce Supply Survey to provide data for policy makers
  • Continues to lead the state Action Coalition
  • Strong relationships with employers and nurses
    • Funding for Statewide RN Residency Program, CCPS expansion, and sustaining academic progression effort
  • Held EBP Workshops for 19 Clinicians and 14 Nursing Leaders and Writing Workshops for 5 teams
  • Presented Center work locally and nationally

Managing Resources

  • Cleared remaining deficit balance
  • Received performance funds for achieving campus measures
  • Continue to ensure minimum class size for courses and cohorts
  • Continue increasing revenue sources
  • Plan for gradual reinvestment to enhance research mission
  • Engage with UHM new budgetary allocation models

SONDH Hiring Priorities

  • Nursing Faculty
    • 2 Tenure Track Nursing Faculty (2.00 FTEs)
    • Focus on Native Hawaiian & Indigenous Populations
    • 1 DNP Faculty/Program Director (1.00 FTE)
  • Dental Hygiene Faculty
    • 2 Dental Hygiene Faculty (1.00 FTE Dental Hygienist, .50 FTE Dentist)
  • Clinical Site Placement Coordinator/Specialist (new position)
  • Fill staff vacancies (various)

FY 18 –FY 19 Priorities: Dental Hygiene

  • Dental Hygiene Transfer to UHWO
    • Planning In accordance with Conceptual Agreement
  • Implementation of new programs/curriculum
    • Advanced professional certificate for expanded dental hygienist function (pediatrics)
    • Revised BS curriculum to increase pediatric content
    • Direct entry high school students
  • Increasing use of instructional technology support
  • Course management system and syllabi updates
  • Update faculty workload policy

FY 18 –FY 19 Priorities: Nursing

  • Need for graduate tenure leading faculty
  • Reserving funds for PhD student support and seeking Foundation and Grant funds
  • Planning for accreditation review in spring 2019
  • Identified limited capacity for clinical learning at undergraduate and graduate levels and plan to address with Site Placement Coordinator position
  • Upgrading equipment and software at Webster Hall and Translational Health Science Simulation Center
  • Faculty development to expand research capacity and skills for graduate education
  • Enhancing initiatives toward research mission
  • Collaboration with UH Council of Health Sciences for interprofessional education
  • Partnering in requests for new campus strategic initiatives: sustainability and resiliency
  • Service activities with the Hawaii Department of Education for Hawaii Keiki (school health nursing) in DOE public schools statewide
  • Beginning CCNE reaccreditation activity
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