NCIN Scholar Alumni Toolkit: Resources for Successful Transition to Professional Practice Purpose The NCIN Scholar Alumni Toolkit was designed to provide nursing students and newly licensed nurses with the necessary leadership development and mentoring resources for...
This toolkit was designed to guide NCIN grantees in fulfilling the grant requirements of a mentoring program, and meeting and sustaining the leadership and mentoring requirements of the scholarship grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The recommended activities were designed to support...
The NCIN National Program Office first released the Pre-Entry Immersion Program (PIP) Toolkit during the 2010-2011 third round of funding. This toolkit is a turnkey manual that provides content materials and implementation recommendations. This toolkit, “The NCIN Pre-Entry Immersion Program...
The Leadership Development Toolkit was designed to offer guidance for college of nursing faculty members to help move students to leadership positions. The toolkit provides continuous and consistent leadership development activities for students over the course of their accelerated nursing...
This toolkit was designed to assist schools of nursing in recruiting students who are members of underrepresented groups in nursing. As a funding requirement of the NCIN program, grantees had to award scholarships to students from underrepresented/and or economically disadvantaged backgrounds,...
This toolkit was designed to provide resources for nurses who are considering applying and enrolling in either a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program. The materials in the toolkit are intended to assist with information gathering and planning during the...
This toolkit was designed to provide resources for nurse faculty who are advising undergraduate nursing students about potential future enrollment in post-baccalaureate study. The materials in the toolkit are intended to provide information to faculty to be used in guiding students who are in the...
Faculty shortages at nursing schools across the country are limiting student capacity at a time when the need for nurses continues to grow. Budget constraints, an aging faculty, and increasing job competition from clinical sites have contributed to this emerging crisis. The decline in the number...
The below documents were first made available at the 2009 NCIN Liaison’s Summit. The toolkit items were provided again at the 2010 Summit during the new grantee orientation session. These materials set a strong example of the communication work you can do at the largest or smallest campuses.
Recruitment & Retention
Research & Innovation
About Our Resources
Leadership and Legacy: In the Fall of 2015 the National program office released the following keepsake.
JPN Special Supplement:
September of 2016 marked the release of a Special Supplement for the Journal of Professional Nursing. This edition highlighted both the NCIN and DAN program. Also, the five winners of the Legacy and Innovation awards authored articles, highlighting the outcomes of their programs. Here is the information you will need to locate the full special issue:
Journal of Professional Nursing , Volume 32 , Issue 5 , S30 - S36
Educational Testing Service (ETS) conducted the external evaluation of the NCIN program from 2009 to 2015. More information can be found on the ETS web site. The website offers a more in depth look at the instruments used as well as the full reports.
Here is the information you will need to locate them:
Millett, C. M. and Kevelson, M. J. C. (2015), A Study of the Influence of the New Careers in Nursing Program on the Culture of Participating Schools of Nursing. ETS Research Report Series, 2015: 1–39. doi:10.1002/ets2.12077
Millett, C. M., Stickler, L. M. and Wang, H. (2015), New Careers in Nursing Scholar Alumni: Options in the Early Career Years. ETS Research Report Series, 2015: 1–30. doi:10.1002/ets2.12069
Millett, C. M., Stickler, L. M. and Wang, H. (2015), Accelerated Nursing Degree Programs: Insights Into Teaching and Learning Experiences. ETS Research Report Series, 2015: 1–32. doi:10.1002/ets2.12078
Models for Program Evaluation "Tell us your nursing school story" Speaker: Catherine M. Millett, Ph.D.
This web conference will present an overview of models for program evaluation and focus specifically on NCIN evaluation. At the end of this web conference, attendees will identify evaluation models and how to select appropriate approaches to program evaluation.