College of Nursing


Aida D. Soriano, PhD
CON Dean
Vision
To create a community of nurses that is highly and technologically advanced in training and education while preserving the nightingale’s form of caring.

Mission
To enhance and improve the health and well being of the people of the nation, as relevant and appropriate through it’s programs of education, research, scholarships, clinical practice and community service.

The faculty of the College of Nursing will use its body of knowledge, theory and research to assist the students to develop ethically reflective professional nursing skills and engage in life long learning that will uphold the ideals of today’s health care delivery system.

Through evidence-based clinical decision making in nursing practice and the development of information management and leadership skills, College of Nursing prepares the professional nurse to serve and benefit a multi-sectoral society across the life span.

Goals
In keeping with the mission of the school and College of Nursing, the nursing faculty through teaching, research, service and other scholarly endeavors, seeks to provide a program of learning that assists the students to:

  1. Integrate the characteristics and competencies requisite to the practice of professional nursing at the baccalaureate level
  2. Promote personal and professional growth that is characterized by professional values and value based behavior.
  3. Assume both member and leadership role in nursing and health care system of today and tomorrow.
  4. Employ theory and evidence-based knowledge in the provision of culturally congruent professional nursing care in collaborative partnership with patients and disciplinary heath care system.

Specific Objectives

  1. Provide high quality education and training within an environment of scholarly inquiry to prepare competent and compassionate practitioners, scholars of and leaders in nursing who will actively contribute to the goal of a healthy nation and state;
  2. Creating a vibrant and highly advanced lifelong learning environment to effectively meet the changing health needs and problems of the state of the nation;
  3. Fulfill its covenant of care within the community it promises to serve;
  4. Prepare nursing practitioners to the diversity of culture they are to help/serve;
  5. Become active member of the community through coordination with other government and non-government agencies in the implementation of its health care programs.