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Mission & Goals

Panorama of DYC campus with downtown Buffalo skyline

School of Nursing Mission

The mission of the D'Youville College School of Nursing is to educate competent, compassionate, knowledgeable, professional nurses who provide patient directed healthcare to a culturally and spiritually diverse population in a variety of settings in the world community. Graduates will be leaders in the healthcare setting: responsible, ethical, and accountable members of the nursing profession, committed to the pursuit of excellence in practice, communication, innovation, research, and lifelong service and learning, who are engaged in interprofessional collaboration with other members of the healthcare team and advocacy for patients in all situations.