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The purpose of this study was to determine if the Dalhousie University School of Nursing's curriculum enabled its graduates to meet the terminal objectives of the programme and to determine if these objectives were consistent with the requirements of their employers An explorative, descriptive design using qualitative and quantative data were employed through a mailed survey and employer focus groups Stufflebeam's model served as the conceptual framework to guide this product evaluation The setting for this study was a baccalaureate school of nursing and eight employing agencies in eastern Canada A total of 190 graduates were sampled comprising basic and post-RN graduates from the class of 1989 to 1991 inclusive The response rate was 40 5%(n = 77) Analysis of data included frequency and percentage calculations and thematic descriptions of employer and graduate responses Findings of this study indicated that the graduates and their respective employers rated the nursing programme to be very satisfactory Implications for curriculum accountability are discussed