The primary mission of the nursing department is to provide quality, professional undergraduate and graduate nursing education that prepares nursing leaders to influence a changing profession, society, health care system, and global health needs.
In order to support and accomplish this mission the nursing faculty has identified the following purposes:
Prepare nursing professionals who provide culturally competent, holistic, evidence-based nursing care to individuals, families, aggregates, and communities in a wide variety of settings.
Promote a community of learning that models professional values and lifelong professional development for both faculty and students.
Promote service-learning activities that include collaborative, interdisciplinary initiatives and partnerships between nursing education and the practice arena to meet the future health needs of consumers.
Conduct research and creative scholarship to generate nursing knowledge and
disseminate that knowledge though collaboration, publication, and presentations.
- Clarification of Comments Made in Harrisonburg Daily News Record, September 24, 2013: Today, in the Daily News Record, a comment was made and highlighted that the Department of Nursing would eliminate the Nurse Practitioner programs at the Master's entry for practice. This statement was made in error. At this time, there are no plans to eliminate the Master's level Nurse Practitioner programs. We will continue to monitor accreditation standards and requirements regarding entry to practice and will make decisions accordingly.
- Check out the website for the Kenya trip!
- December 6
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
- December 9-13
- December 14