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Trinitas School of Nursing
40 West Jersey Street, 3rd floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Phone – 908-659-5200
Fax – 908-659-5201
Dean – Roseminda Santee, DNP, MA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, ANEF
www.trinitasschoolofnursing.org

Trinitas School of Nursing is a Cooperative Nursing Program with Union County College granting a Diploma in Nursing and an Associate in Science degree.

Accreditation
The Trinitas School of Nursing program is approved and accredited by:

New Jersey State Board of Nursing
PO Box 45010, Newark, New Jersey, 07101
973-504-6430
www.njconsumeraffairs.gov

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The School of Nursing is recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in the category of Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development from 2008-2020.

Union County College
Accredited by: Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Trinitas School of Nursing Goals
The School will:
> Graduate an entry level nurse who can practice in a variety of health care settings.

> Produce a graduate who is successful in passing the NCLEX-RN examination on the first attempt.

> Engage in a contractual agreement with Union County College to offer the student a program that leads to a Diploma in Nursing and an Associate in Science degree.

> Provide opportunities for seamless academic progression.

> Utilize existing facilities, institutions, and resources while seeking out opportunities for expansion.

> Provide educational access to a diverse student population that is representative of the community.

> Collaborate with community agencies to meet identified nursing education and/or health care needs.

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
The Graduate will:

> Provide compassionate and coordinated patient centered care recognizing the patient as the source of control and as a full care partner with respect to their individual preferences, values and needs.

> Function effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.

> Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values when making clinical decisions in the delivery of optimal health care.

> Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.

> Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.

> Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

School Of Nursing Program Outcomes
> Trinitas School of Nursing NCLEX-RN licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first time test takers for the 12 month period January 1 – December 31st.

> 50% of the students who begin the first nursing course will graduate from the program within 150% of the time frame allotted for the program track (Generic RN or LPN-To-RN).

> 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduates will report satisfaction with program effectiveness as agree or strongly agree as per the Graduate Survey.

> 80% of Trinitas School of Nursing graduates who are seeking employment will obtain a nursing position within 12 months of graduation as per the Job Placement Survey.