“Person” refers to diverse individuals, families, groups, communities, and/or populations, across the lifespan, that partner in a therapeutic relationship with a nurse. Person may also be referred to as client or patient.
To be an innovative and transformative nursing program that shapes nursing practice and healthcare locally and beyond.
Develop outstanding nurse clinicians, scholars, educators, and leaders who will address the challenges of caring for all patients, families, and communities in a complex and diverse healthcare system via an exceptional learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity.
The concepts of the nursing paradigm – Person/Client, Health, Nursing, Environment, and Professional Nursing Education – are the guiding concepts for the art and science of nursing and the education of students.
The following summaries reflect the beliefs of the School of Nursing about these concepts.
are experienced educators who are passionate about nursing with a wide range of clinical and academic expertise. Whether courses are taught online, in the classroom or in a clinical setting, teaching and learning are highly interactive and multidimensional. The curriculum is designed to facilitate experiences that help students to integrate theoretical concepts into practice.
provide high-touch services and support to students while supporting the coordination and promotion of our academic programs.