Welcome to the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences

We are Fueled by Intellect; Driven by Innovation and Caring

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Mission, Vision & Strategic Plan


MISSION

  • To prepare diverse healthcare professionals who are providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally-competent, and compassionate care within in a highly technological and global environment.
  • To teach, conduct research and practice in service to the community through inter-professional collaboration.
  • To create, promote, expand and validate scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.

VISION

The vision of the NWCNHS is to be globally recognized as the higher education destination organization that is innovative, inquiry-driven and technologically advanced; drawing diverse top-class faculty, students, staff and others for positive transformation of society with a focus on the health care needs of underserved populations.

"We are fueled by intellect; driven by innovation and caring."


THE NWCNHS STRATEGIC PLAN

1.      Execute outstanding educational programs

Success Indicators:  AY 2012-2013

  • Current curricula will be examined for consistency with professional accreditation and practice standards
  • Inter-professional curriculum components will be identified across all NWCNHS disciplines and programs for the following areas: compassionate care, cultural competency, ethics, health policy, informatics, leadership, professionalism, and research for possible inter-professional courses
  • The NWCNHS internal program review schedule will be established
  • NWCNHS program evaluation plans will be reviewed and updated
  • Planning for a PhD program in rehabilitation care will be initiated

    Success Indicators: 5-Year Goals (2012-2017)

  • Inter-professional curriculum components will be integrated and evaluated across all disciplines and programs in the College
  • All programs will be ranked among the top 50% within their discipline in the nation

     Success Indicators: 10-Year Goals (2012-2022)

  • All NWCNHS curricula will be consistent with professional accreditation and practice standards
  • Ongoing NWCNHS program reviews, monitoring and evaluation processes will be operational.
  • All programs will be ranked among the top 25% within their discipline in the nation