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Student Achievement for All Programs - Data From Academic Year 2016-2017

Program  Placement Rate (1) Retention Rate (2)
Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing 78% 99%
RN to BSN 79% 97%
Cardiovascular Technology    
Adult Echocardiography 86% 82%
Non-Invasive Vascular Study 50% 92%
Invasive 100% 86%
Cardiac Electrophysiology 100% 100%
Patient Care Technician (as Nursing Care Partner) 88% 95%
Surgical Technology 100% 87%
Monitor Surveillance  61% 94%

 

Student Achievement for all programs as reported to Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) 

For the BSN Program: The pass rate for the NCLEX exam for the Nursing Program (required by the Virginia Board of Nursing) for the calendar year 2017 was 96.83%.

Key:

  1. The percent of graduates (who graduated between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017) who are placed in the related field of study by November 1st of the year following graduation. This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.
  2. The percent of students who are retained in the program during the identified academic year. This rate is calculated by the enrollment (as of June 30) plus graduates divided by beginning enrollment (as of July 1) plus new starts and readmits.

Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number.

CVT Student Success Data Using CAAHEP Methodology

Placement Rates (1)        
Program 2015 2016 2017 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography  75% 0* 86% 80%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  100% 0* 100% 100%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  86% 100% 100% 95%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 86% 75% 50% 70%

 

Graduation Rates (2)        
Program 2015 2016 2017 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography 89% 0* 80% 85%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  75% 0* 80% 78%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  86% 100% 75% 87%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 86% 100% 100% 95%

 

National Exam Pass Rates (3) Cumulative Cumulative Cumulative Cumulative
Program 2015 2016 2017 3 Year Avg.
Adult Echocardiography  100% 0* 100% 100%
Cardiac Electrophysiology  100% 0* 100% 100%
Invasive Cardiovascular Technology  100% 100% 100% 100%
Non-invasive Vascular Study 86% 100% 100% 95%

 

All data presented here was reported to CAAHEP in November 2017.

(1) The percentage of graduates who are placed in the related field of study by August 11th of the year following graduation. (It may take 3-5 months for our graduates to actually get placed, so this represents only the three months after graduation.) This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus the number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.

(2) Total students in the class who have been reported as graduates to-date.

(3) The total percentage of graduates who pass the licensure or certification exam on their first or subsequent attempts.

(*) No graduates during this academic year.

Student Success Data - Surgical Technology Program Using CAAHEP Methodology

Academic Year 2012-2013 2013-2014** 2014-2015**
Placement Rate (1) 89% 90% 100%
Graduation Rate (2) 73% 85% 80%
National Exam Pass Rate (3) 100% 91% 92%

 

All data presented here was reported to ARCSTSA in March 2016.

Key:

(1) The percent of graduates who are placed in the related field of study by August 11th of the year following graduation. (It may take 3-5 months for our graduates to actually get placed, so this represents only the 3 months after graduation.) This rate is calculated by taking the total number of graduates placed divided by the total number of graduates minus number of graduates unavailable for placement due to medical issues, active duty military service, or continuing education.

(2) Total students in the class who graduated as reported to ARC/STSA.

(3) The total percentage of graduates who pass the licensure or certification exam on their first attempt.

* Diploma program

** Associate of Occupational Science

College Facts:

  • Established in 1892
  • Approximately 500 Students Enrolled
  • Approximately 70 Faculty Members
  • 4 Student Organizations

Master's Entry to Nursing Practice:

  • 945 hands-on hours
  • Finish in only 2 years
  • Maximum Enrollment is 15 students - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 22 Courses
  • 80 Credit Hours

Clinical Nurse Leader:

  • No Preadmissions Test
  • Finish in only 2 years
  • Only 2 Clinical Courses
  • Maximum Enrollment is 15 students - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 11 Courses
  • 40 Credit Hours
  • 3 Starts Each Year

Bachelor of Science in Nursing:

  • 78% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 99% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 96.83% NCLEX Pass Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Program Established in 1892
  • 900 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals
  • Bachelor's Degree Program Established in 2010
  • First BSN Class Graduated in 2012
  • Classes begin in January Each Year
  • The Application Deadline is June 15
  • Students Finish in 2.5 Years (5 Semesters)
  • Enrollment: 240 (2016-17 academic year)

RN to BSN Program:

  • 79% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year 
  • 97% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Program Established in 2010
  • Students Finish in 3 Semesters When Attending Full Time
  • Students Finish in 5 Semesters When Attending Part Time
  • 10 Classes
  • 30 Credit Hours
  • Classes Begin Every January & August
  • Enrollment: 309 (2016-17 academic year)

CVT - Adult Echocardiography:

  • 86% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 82% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2014-2015 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 52 (all CVT specialties, 2016-17 academic year)
  • 1,260 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals 

CVT - Non-invasive Vascular Study:

  • 50% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 50% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 92% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year 
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 52 (all CVT specialties, 2016-17 academic year)
  • 1,215 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

CVT - Invasive Cardiovascular Technology:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 86% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2015-2016 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1982
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 52 (all CVT specialties, 2016-17 academic year)
  • 1,305 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

CVT - Cardiac Electrophysiology:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 100% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 100% Registry Exam Pass Rate - 2015-2016 Academic Year
  • Program Established 2011
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • Enrollment: 52 (all CVT specialties, 2016-17 academic year)
  • 1 of 3 Cardiac Electrophysiology Programs in the USA
  • 1,080 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals

Surgical Technology:

  • 100% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 87% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 92% Certification Exam Pass Rate - 2014-2015 Academic Year
  • Program Established 1950s
  • One of only 8 Surgical Technology Programs in VA
  • Application Deadline May 15
  • Classes Begin in August Each Year
  • Finish in 2 Years
  • 1,080 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals
  • Enrollment: 31 (2016-17 academic year)

Patient Care Technician (as Nursing Care Partner):

  • 88% Placement Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 95% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Finish in 16 Weeks
  • 180 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills Labs, & Clinicals 
  • Classes Begin Every January & August
  • Enrollment: 128 (2016-17 academic year)

Monitor Surveillance:

  • 61% Rentation Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • 94% Retention Rate - 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Finish in 15 Weeks
  • 234 Hands-on Hours in Simulation, Skills, & Clinicals
  • Classes Begin Every January & August
  • Enrollment: 36 (2016-17 academic year)

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