To educate nursing professionals as socially conscious leaders to improve health and promote equity.
The mission will be achieved through innovative education, community engagement, and inter-professional and evidence-based practice.
1. Prepare professional nurses to deliver safe, equitable, patient-centered care with cultural humility to improve healthcare outcomes of diverse clients, families, and communities.
2. Lead and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to advance healthcare.
3. Prepare nurse leaders to utilize evidence-based practice, innovation, health policy, and population health science to improve the health of communities.
4. To prepare professional nurses to actively engage in mindfulness and self-reflection to promote personal health and well-being.
The Pacific nursing program, as a community partner, collaborates to advance nursing education, practice, health policy, equity, and inclusion.
- Academic excellence
- Community collaboration
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Lifelong learning
Professional Nursing Standards and Guidelines
The curriculum utilizes external professional standards, including The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2008), The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2011), Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel, Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (2011), and the California Board of Registered Nursing requirements (CCR 1426 ).