Mission Document-The School of Nursing

Our Mission

The School of Nursing at Platt College prepares employment-ready graduates for diverse professional nursing practice while promoting personal and professional integrity and utilization of evidence to provide competent, safe, high quality, effective care for individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations.

Our Vision

We, the Faculty at the School of Nursing at Platt College, seek to instill in each nursing student a foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to meet the ever changing societal healthcare needs by encouraging life-long learning and a passion for professional nursing practice.

Our Core Values

Diversity

  • The School of Nursing embraces diversity in cultural backgrounds, personal characteristics and recognizing the free expression of ideas, opinions, and differences in people, and respects the rights of students, faculty, and staff.

Excellence in the Learning Process

  • The School of Nursing values the role that faculty play in individualizing instruction, encouraging critical thinking, stimulating creativity, and in providing high-quality, student-centered, academic instruction, and information literacy.

Ethics and Integrity

  • The School of Nursing promotes a strong work ethic and places fairness, objectivity, transparency, and accountability as basis for its policies and procedures in all aspects of The School of Nursing.

Personal Development

  • The School of Nursing is committed to intellectual and personal growth of students, faculty, and staff.

Community

  • The School of Nursing is a caring community of students, faculty, staff, and administration who work collaboratively to foster leadership and development of others.  We endeavor to provide baccalaureate-educated, employment-ready, culturally humble graduates who are prepared to meet the needs of a global community. 

Competencies

Achievement of the graduates for The School of Nursing at Platt College will be measured using the following five competencies based upon the national standards of The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), 2008) and the Prelicensure knowledge, skills, and attitudes delineated by Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN).

  1. Nursing Process
  2. Nursing Informatics
  3. Professional Standards
  4. Evidence-Based Practice
  5. Interprofessional Communication & Collaboration