SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

NURSING

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

NURSING

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Mission and Vision

Mission

Consistent with Lasallian values, the Mission of the Nursing Program is to provide scientifically based nursing curricula to educate clinically competent, caring, nursing professionals with a commitment to excellence in practice, service, life-long learning, and scholarship

Vision

The Nursing program educates professionals prepared as leaders in practice, service, scholarship, and education, contributing to the advancement of the health and well-being of communities.
Explore, Experience, Excel

Nursing Programs’ Goals

  • Prepare students to provide professional nursing services in health care agencies and communities with an emphasis on vulnerable populations
  • Facilitate students’ professional development in the knowledge, skills, and values to advocate for a healthy society.
  • Foster student and faculty engagement in interprofessional and collaborative health care services, programs, and research.
  • Educate students to strengthen the nursing profession and to contribute to the health of society through service and practice.
  • Develop a community of life-long learners among students, faculty, alumni, and community partners.

Philosophy for Nursing Programs Nursing is a practice-based profession encompassing both arts and sciences. Nursing provides health services to diverse individuals and groups. Nurses collaborate with multidisciplinary professionals and clients. Nursing care is aimed at facilitating health and wellness, thus fulfilling a contract between society and the profession.  Safe, quality nursing interventions are evidence-based.

The nursing community at La Salle University respects the humanity of the people they serve and recognizes the potential for healing within the person, integrating mind, body, and spirit. Students bring their experience to the process of development as ethical, caring practitioners. Students and faculty relationships foster scholarship, collegiality, respect, and collaboration.