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The Mission and Department Contacts


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Department of Nursing Program Objectives

  • Offer a nationally accredited Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing.
  • Enhance higher order thinking, communication, research, and therapeutic interventions in the practice of professional nursing.
  • Promote lifelong learning activities for personal and professional development.
  • Furnish a foundation for management and leadership roles in nursing.
  • Prepare graduates to use Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice in a variety of settings.
  • Provide a foundation for graduate education studies in nursing.
  • Promote empathy for the values and perspectives of diverse cultures including an awareness of international and multicultural influences in nursing.

Graduate Outcomes - Upon Completion of the program the graduate will:

  • Apply the Neuman systems model in the promotion of the person's optimal systems stability.
  • Promote health by empowering the person through health education.
  • Provide self-directed contemporary health care through application of the nursing process.
  • Practice within the professional standards of care.
  • Use current technologies in providing culturally sensitive care through primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.
  • Manage health care delivery through coordination, collaboration, and delegation.
  • Integrate communication strategies in interacting with the person.
  • Apply nursing and health related research to nursing practice.

Contacts:  Nursing Department

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