Our nursing degree integrates the liberal arts tradition to educate and equip nurses with the balance needed to advance science, use technology, and apply theory and research to care for individuals in all settings. Through innovative activities and projects, our curriculum educates leaders in nursing who promote health for individuals, families, and populations locally and globally. To accomplish this - we provide students with three different pathways.Photo provided by Terra State.
The mission of the nursing program, in accordance with Heidelberg University, is to cultivate a community of learning that nurtures intellectual, personal, and professional development. This development of individuals promotes lifelong learning, compassion and caring, in preparation for living a life of purpose with distinction.
Philosophy and Values
The philosophy of the nursing program is aligned with the mission and goals expressed by Heidelberg University. The nursing program integrates the Liberal Arts tradition to equip nurses with skills needed to lead professional and interprofessional teams and organizations in a variety of settings. The expectation of caring and compassion for human existence is based on trust, promoted through integrity, and demonstrated as acts of advocacy. Advancing the science of nursing improves the health of all individuals. Through innovation and creativity, the program goal is to educate individuals to become agile leaders in nursing who promote health for individuals, families, and populations of the world. The nursing program is committed to offering opportunities that prepare students to become global citizens who communicate effectively, think critically, serve thoughtfully and champion social justice. These core values are consistent with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing values.
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