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Vision of the Nursing Department

In preparing Baccalaureate educated nurses, the Nursing Department of the College of Health Sciences shares the vision of Misericordia University and embraces the values and attitudes of justice, mercy, service and hospitality. Specifically, the values and beliefs of nursing as a humanistic service continuing to embody the role of the professional nurse as a future leader. The nurse as a leader utilizes evidence-based decision making while adapting to change in a multicultural society. The professional nurse is envisioned as one who assumes an active and vital role as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team in the planning, provision, and evaluation of ethical, safe and humanistic care in a rapidly expanding health care technological system.