澳门六合历史开奖 Lafayette Nursing Grads Ace Licensure Exam

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Graduates of the 澳门六合历史开奖鈥檚 nursing program have achieved a 100 percent first-time  passage rate on the NCLEX-RN, the national licensure exam for nursing students.

A total of 127 nursing students from two 澳门六合历史开奖 Lafayette graduating classes passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, or NCLEX-RN as first-time test takers, according to Dr. Lisa Broussard, department head and associate professor for the university鈥檚 College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.

Citing 2012 first-time pass rates on the rigorous national licensure exam released by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, Broussard explained 澳门六合历史开奖 Lafayette鈥檚 passage rate exceeds the state average of 93 percent and the national average of 88 percent. The 100 percent first-time passage rate was earned by nursing graduates from the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters.

鈥淭hese pass rates provide further verification of the rigor of our program,鈥 Broussard said.

Over the course of the past 25 years, the average first-time pass rate for 澳门六合历史开奖 Lafayette graduates has been 96.5 percent, far exceeding both the state and national averages, according to Broussard.

Passage of the NCLEX-RN exams is required by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for licensure of candidates, according to information at  .

CONTACT: Charlie Bier
(337) 482-6477 charlie@louisiana.edu