The mission of the FIU Nursing department is to teach, conduct research, and serve the community. Our department aligns with the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences’ mission to prepare diverse healthcare professionals as providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally competent care within a highly technological and global environment. The college promotes, expands and validates scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.
The vision of FIU Nursing is to be globally recognized for the achievements of our alumni and faculty in healthcare, education, leadership, and research with a focus on the needs of the underserved populations.
- To prepare qualified men and women for leadership roles in basic and advanced professional nursing practice in a rapidly changing, multicultural, multiethnic, global environment.
- To promote, expand and validate the scientific base of nursing knowledge and practice through the discovery, organization and transmission of research-based knowledge, skills and values.
- To collaborate with local, national and international healthcare agencies in promoting excellence through cost-effective, accessible, equitable and humanistic healthcare delivery systems for divergent individuals, families and communities.