Mission & Goals
The mission of the School of Nursing is to educate competent, compassionate, knowledgeable professional nurses who provide patient directed health care to a culturally and spiritually diverse population in a variety of settings. Graduates will be responsible, ethical, and accountable members of the nursing profession, committed to the pursuit of excellence in practice, communication, innovation, research, and lifelong learning.
The School of Nursing will be a leader in educating nurses who will be advocates for change within the health care system, promote a healthier society, improve nursing practice, and preserve and enhance human dignity and self-determination.
Planning for the Future
With a strong foundation in the Liberal Arts, DYC nursing graduates are critical thinkers in the increasingly demanding and complex health care arena, ensuring a higher level of patient safety.