The faculty believes that:
- Nursing is a scholarly discipline and a creative art that requires rigorous intellectual and ethical engagement with theoretical knowledge derived from the science of nursing, and the liberal arts and the sciences.
- Nursing practice is informed by multiple ways of knowing and being.
- Nursing education promotes a spirit of inquiry and a commitment to excellence through reflective practice.
- Nursing faculty and students comprise a community of learners who actively engage in a process of personal and professional transformation.
- The goal of nursing is the promotion of health across the continuum of individuals, families, groups, and communities while celebrating the richness of diversity.
Undergraduate End-Of-Program Outcomes
The Baccalaureate prepared nurse will be able to:
- Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing and the liberal arts and sciences to provide a foundation for professional nursing practice.
- Utilize leadership concepts, knowledge and skills to promote safe, high quality care for diverse populations within complex organizational systems.
- Integrate evidence from multiple ways of knowing to support excellence in nursing practice and inform clinical reasoning.
- Implement a collaborative approach in developing partnerships to improve health care and to advance in developing partnerships to improve health care and to advance the profession of nursing.
- Engage in a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service.
- Communicate effectively through written, oral, behavioral and technological methods.