Mission and Goals of the Nursing Program
The Nursing Program has as its mission the formation of nurses able to offer competent, sensible, effective, safe, and quality nursing care to the client person, family, and community. The Program aims to produce graduates prepared to:
- Provide care with autonomy and with interdisciplinary collaboration and sensitivity to ethical-legal and cultural values and directed to the achievement of the best results for the client.
- Coordinate care by applying leadership and management skills that lead to the highest quality care with the minimum of cost.
- Assume a commitment as a member of the discipline in harmony with the standards of the practice.
For the development of this professional, diverse, and flexible modalities of study are offered.
Profile of the Competencies of the Graduates in Nursing Program
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is designed to develop the competencies that will permit students to:
- Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge integrated into the safe and effective nursing care provided to individuals, families, and communities.
- Know the use of nursing interventions to prevent disease, and to promote, protect, maintain, and restore health.
- Know critical thinking skills to make clinical judgments and to use research findings for the continuous improvement of the nursing practice
- Use assessment and therapeutic interventions skills when providing nursing care in diverse scenarios so they can improve the expected health care results.
- Apply skills of communication, collaboration, critical thought, and the use of technology as a provider and coordinator of care and as a future member of the profession.
- Act as leaders and managers of the care that you are seeking to provide.
- Apply humanistic care in the nursing practice to promote protection, optimization, and the preservation of human dignity.
It is the University’s policy to guarantee equal opportunity to all in all its educational programs, services and benefits. The University does not discriminate against anyone because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, marital status, physical appearance, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by the provisions of Title IX of the Amendments to the Education Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Handicaps Act of 1990 or any other applicable federal or state law or regulation.
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