Miami Dade College
Medical Center Campus
School of Nursing - Employer Survey - LPN

This survey is part of a continuous program for improving the quality
of the education provided to students in the School of Nursing.
You are asked to describe the preparation for beginning practice as a practical nurse (LPN) for graduates of the past year.

* Required
Please select the best response:
1. In what practice area(s) are graduates employed? * If Other, please specify:

In your opinion, was (were) the graduate(s) prepared to function satisfactorily in the following areas?
2. Perform the clinical skills necessary for LPN practice.  *
3. Assess a patient and carry out a plan of care with the assistance of the RN (critical thinking).  *
4. Use communication skills as a member of the health care team for the benefit of the patients under their care (interpersonal and communication skills).  *
5. Demonstrate communication patterns that reflect positive communication with others (interpersonal and communication skills).  *
6. Perform nursing interventions appropriate for LPN practice (therapeutic nursing interventions).  *
7. Recognize and solve problems encountered in patient care situations (therapeutic nursing interventions).  *
8. Adhere to professional standards, policies and protocols. *
  What are the strengths of the Miami Dade College graduate?
  What additional preparation would better prepare new graduates?
  What improvements in the program would you suggest?
  Are you using any type of wireless devices such as PDA's, laptops, and/or electronic charting or health records management systems? If so please identify the vendor, the product and name of the software.
Please provide the following information below.
  Organization/Agency Name:  *
  Business Address:  *
  Business Phone:  *
  City:  *
  State:  *
  Zip:  *
  First Name of Person Completing Survey:  *
  LastName of Person Completing Survey:  *
  Title/Position:  *
  Area of Specialty:  *
  Other Specialty Areas:
  Email Address:  *  
  Number of MDC Graduates you have supervised:  *