The objective of the Nursing Program is to prepare students to proceed into nursing care positions and administrative and supervisory positions in the nursing and health care fields. The program is designed to prepare nurses to work in a variety of medical settings and registered nurses and as nursing leaders. The program combines theory, scenario-based components, simulation learning, and clinical practice in addressing the concepts and skills of professional nursing roles: caregiver, advocate, educator, communicator, and manager.
The purpose of the Nursing program is to participate as an active partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the community by educating and preparing professional nurses to practice in various medical settings. The faculty is committed to the professional development of each nurse, the support of the institution within the community, and the enhancement of the nursing profession.