​Mission and Goals

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING MISSION STATEMENT

The nursing program is committed to preparing graduates with a collaborative, innovative, and experiential focus in the practice of nursing, while serving society as healthcare leaders.

 

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING GOALS

The BSN degree prepares the graduate to:

  • Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic, and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches.
  • Implement holistic, patient-centered care that reflects an understanding of human growth and development, ethics, pathophysiology, pharmacology, medical management, and nursing management across the health-illness continuum, across the lifespan, and in all healthcare settings.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, including the patient and patient’s support network.
  • Implement evidence-based nursing interventions as appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients and promoting health across the lifespan.
  • Demonstrate sound clinical judgment and accountability for patient outcomes when delegating to and supervising other members of the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrate the application of psychomotor skills for the efficient, safe, and compassionate delivery of patient care.
  • Develop an awareness of patients as well as healthcare professionals’ values and how these beliefs and values impact health care.