The purpose of the Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program is to prepare the graduate to:
- assume the role of an entry level professional nurse by fostering wellness and human flourishing through health promotion and restoration, leading to adaptation.
- value the whole person respecting diversity and uniqueness advocating for rights and freedom of choice.
- demonstrate a spirit of inquiry and excellence in the provision of safe, quality, comprehensive, compassionate, culturally sensitive patient and family-centered care guided by evidence-based nursing practice.
- collaborate with the interprofessional team using appropriate communication techniques, nursing judgment, and beginning leadership skills in the development and implementation of safe, ethical and culturally-sensitive therapeutic nursing interventions.
- use information technology to enhance communication knowledge and to support patient care activities.
- demonstrate commitment to the local, national and global community by active involvement in health promotion, health care delivery and social policy issues.
- internalize core values of the nursing profession through development and continued growth in personal and professional identity, education and knowledge of the art and science of nursing practice.