Program Goals

The purpose of the Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program is to prepare the graduate to:

  1. assume the role of an entry level professional nurse by fostering wellness and human flourishing through health promotion and restoration, leading to adaptation.
  2. value the whole person respecting diversity and uniqueness advocating for rights and freedom of choice.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5.  use information technology to enhance communication knowledge and to support patient care activities.
  6. demonstrate commitment to the local, national and global community by active involvement in health promotion, health care delivery and social policy issues.
  7.  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.