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.

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 RN 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 Practical Nursing Program is approved by:

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

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 2019, the program cost for tuition and fees for the RN track is approximately $29,500.00 which includes all nursing courses which ae re offered by the School of Nursing and curriculum general education and science courses which are offered onsite by St. Peters University.

Effective Fall 2019, the program cost for tuition and fees for the LPN to RN track is approximately $25,000.00 which includes all nursing courses which ae re 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.

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan (HNMCSCT) School of Nursing Program Outcomes:

Four (4) quality Indicators are trended to demonstrate evidence that graduates are achieving identified competencies consistent with Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing Philosophy, Student Learning and Program Outcomes and professional accreditation standards.

RN Program Track Program Outcomes

  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.
    Year National NCLEX-RN
    Average*
    HNMC Sister Claire Tynan SON**
    NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
    January 1st - December 31st 2018 88.29% 95.24%
    January 1st - December 31st 2017 87.11% 100%
    January 1st - December 31st 2016 84.57% 98%

    * 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 (generic or LPN to RN).
    Year/Cohort Program Completion Percentage Rate
    2018 74%
    2017 74%
    2016 63%

  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.
    Year Percentage of Students who indicate Agree or Strongly Agree regarding satisfaction with overall program effectiveness
    2018 100%
    2017 99%
    2016 90%

  4. 82% 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 Employment Survey.
    Year % Employed
    2017-2018 87%
    2016-2017 100%
    2015-2016 90%

Holy Name Medical Center Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing Practical Nursing (LPN) Program Track Outcomes

  1. Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing Practical Nursing Program NCLEX-PN Pass Rates (Per NCSBN as posted by the NJBON)
    Graduating Cohort NCLEX-PN Pass Rates for
    Holy Name LPN Program
    NCLEX-PN Pass Rate National Average
    (as reported by NCSBN)
    2018 94.12% 85.91%
    2017 100% 83.84%
    2016 95.83% 83.73%

    3 year NCLEX-PN Pass Rate Average = 96.65%


  2. Program Completion Rates
    Entering Class Year #Graduated/#Entered Program Percent Completed Program
    2017 19/25 76%
    2016 14/21 67%
    2015 17/22 77%

    3 year Program Completion Average = 73.3% Program benchmark 70%


  3. Graduate Employment Rates (Done by Survey 9-12 months after graduation)
    Graduating Cohort Response Rate to Survey Percent employed who responded
    2017 50% (7/14) 100% (7/7)
    2016 25% (4/17) 75% (3/4)
    2015 Data not collected Data not collected

  4. Graduate Satisfaction with Program
    Graduating Cohort Response Rate to Survey Percent employed who responded
    2015 50% (7/14) 100% (7/7)
    2016 25% (4/17) 100% (4/4)
    2017 Data not collected Data not collected

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)