Please Note: Consistent with measures recommended by the CDC and in concert with the proactive response by Holy Name Medical Center, the Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing is continuing lecture classroom instruction in a virtual environment for the Fall 2020 semester. Skills labs will be held on campus following the School of Nursing COVID-19 Safety Policy outlined on page 50 of the 2020-2021 Student Handbook. Clinical experiences continue to be conducted at the Medical Center, where extensive precautions are being taken to protect our nursing students, staff, patients, families and visitors. Please visit our website, holyname.org/coronavirus, for the latest updates and information.

Consumer Information

The School is in compliance with Public Law 101-226 Drug-Free Schools and Community 1989 and in compliance with Public Law 101-542 as amended - Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Federal Compliance

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing, is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, does not discriminate on the, basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, handicap or military veteran status in any of its education or employment policies, procedures or practices. This school is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant undocumented students.

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing is in compliance with the Higher Education Reauthorization Act Title IV and maintains eligibility and certification requirements.

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing ins in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (commonly known as the Buckley Amendment).

This school is in compliance with Public Law 101-226 Drug Free Schools and Community Act, Public Law 101-542 Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, American with Disabilities Act, and The Student Right to Know.

The diploma in nursing program at Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing meets the state education requirements for a Registered Professional Nurse license in the state of New Jersey. Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing has not determined if the diploma in nursing Registered Nurse program at Holy Name Medical Center meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia. Page updated 8/7/20.

Consumer Information and Program Outcome Data

The Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing has recently moved; the new location is:

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing
333 Hudson Terrace
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632

Accreditation:
The Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing 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

Curriculum Tracks

The curriculum has three program tracks.

RN track is offered during daytime hours for individuals wishing to become a Registered Professional Nurse.

LPN to RN track is for students who currently possess a valid LPN license and would like to become a Registered Professional Nurse.

Practical Nursing (LPN) Program track is offered for individuals who would like to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The program is offered during daytime hours.

Students may enroll as full-time or part-time students.

Day students begin lecture class at 8:00 am and clinical classes begin at 7:00 AM and end at approximately 2:00 PM.

Academic advisement and learning resources are available to all School of Nursing students. The Skills Labs and Computer Center are open daily and weekday evenings when school is in session.

Tuition and Fees:

Effective Fall 2020, the program cost for tuition and fees for the RN track is approximately 43,552.00 which includes all nursing courses which are offered by the School of Nursing and curriculum general education and science courses which are offered onsite by St. Peters University.

Effective Fall 2020, the program cost for tuition and fees for the LPN to RN track is approximately 38,982.00 which includes all nursing courses which are offered by the School of Nursing and curriculum general education and science courses which are offered onsite by St. Peters University.

Effective Fall 2020, the program cost for tuition and fees for the LPN track is approximately 28,836.00 which includes all nursing courses which are offered by the School of Nursing and curriculum general education and science courses which are offered onsite by St. Peters University.

Financial Aid is available the School of Nursing Financial Aid Office. Nursing scholarships are available through the School of Nursing. Please refer to the appropriate tabs on this website for more information.

School of Nursing Program Outcomes (Data from most recent graduating cohorts)

Four (4) quality indicators are trended by semester and program track (RN program, LPN-RN program) to demonstrate evidence graduates are achieving identified competencies consistent with the School of Nursing Philosophy, Student Learning and Program Outcomes and professional standards.

  1. Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan 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 1st - December 31st.
  2. 70% of the students who begin the first nursing course will graduate from the nursing program within 150% of the time frame allotted for the program track.
  3. 80% of Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing graduates will report satisfaction with program effectiveness as agree or strongly agree as per the Graduate Survey 6-12 months' post-graduation.
  4. 80% of Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing graduates who are seeking employment will obtain a nursing position within 12 months of graduation as per the Graduate Survey 6-12 months' post-graduation.
  1. Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan 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 1st - December 31st.

    RN Program Track

    Year National NCLEX-RN
    Average*
    SON NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
    January 1st - December 31st 2019 88.18% 93.2% N=59%

    LPN-RN Program Track

    Year National NCLEX-RN
    Average*
    SON NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
    January 1st - December 31st 2019 88.18% 100% N=6%

    * NCLEX-RN National Average retrieved from NCLEX Statistics from NCSBN
    ** NCLEX-RN Pass Rate Data retrieved from NJ State Board of Nursing


  2. 70% of the students who begin the first nursing course will graduate from the nursing program within 150% of the time frame allotted for the program track.

    RN Program Track

    Year of first nursing course (August, 2017) Number of Students Starting (RN) Number of students who finished (RN) Program Completion Percentage Rate (RN)
    2017 78 49 64%

    LPN-RN Program Track

    Year of first nursing course (January, 2018) Number of Students Starting (LPN-RN) Number of students who finished (LPN-RN) Program Completion Percentage Rate (LPN-RN)
    2018 12 7 58.3%

  3. 80% of Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing graduates will report satisfaction with program effectiveness as agree or strongly agree as per the Graduate Survey 6-12 months' post-graduation.

    RN Program Track

    Year of Graduation RN Track Number of Surveys Distributed Number of Surveys Returned Number of Percent Returned Percent of Students reporting agree or strongly agree
    2019 53 22 42% 100%

    LPN-RN Program Track

    Year of Graduation LPN-RN Track Number of Surveys Distributed Number of Surveys Returned Number of Percent Returned Percent of Students reporting agree or strongly agree
    2019 6 4 68% 100%

  4. 80% of Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing graduates who are seeking employment will obtain a nursing position within 12 months of graduation as per the Graduate Survey 6-12 months' post-graduation.

    RN Program Track

    Year of Graduation RN Track Number of Surveys Distributed Number of Surveys Returned Percent Returned Percent of Students Employed
    2019 53 22 42% 89%

    LPN-RN Program Track

    Year of Graduation LPN-RN Track Number of Surveys Distributed Number of Surveys Returned Percent Returned Percent of Students Employed
    2019 53 22 42% 89%

Applicants to the School of Nursing must be able to perform specific skills in order to care for patients safely and perform all the procedures that would be required of a graduate nurse in the work force.

To enter the School of Nursing, applicants must be able to: Communicate in English to the patient, family and other support staff; hear a patient talk in a normal tone from a distance of 20 feet; visually observe the patient in order to assess the patient's condition and/or needs from a distance of at least 20 feet; read all written medical information pertaining to the patient; assess all readings and functions of technical equipment pertaining to patient care; render services and/or assistance to all patients, depending on the individual patient's needs and abilities in moving, turning, and lifting; be able to push, pull and lift 40 pounds; manipulate a stretcher, wheelchair and/or portable equipment within the medical facility without injury to self, patient or others; draw up sterile solutions without contaminating the syringe and/or needles, etc.; manipulate dials, buttons and switches; physically, be able to administer emergency care including performing CPR; be able to stand for periods as long as 2 hours and walk a distance of 2 miles during a normal work day.

The information included in this packet is subject to change at the discretion of the School of Nursing which reserves the right to add, amend, or repeal any of its regulations, policies and programs, in whole or in part, at any time. The content of this information packet does not constitute a contract between Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing and an applicant for admission.

All students admitted to the school of nursing will be required to complete a criminal background check and undergo a urine drug screen. In order to participate in nursing clinical course activities, the criminal background check and urine drug screen must be clear and negative.

Any complaints regarding the program may be sent to The New Jersey Board of Nursing , 124 Halsey St.-6th floor, Newark, NJ 07102 - Telephone No.: 973-504-6430 Website: www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm (Rev.10/16)

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