The School of Nursing faculty fully embraces these concepts and further hold beliefs about nursing, persons, environment, and health which direct the development of programs and guide the educational process.
- Nursing is an intellectual discipline that is both an art and a science.
- Persons are individuals, families, and communities, and have inherent dignity and worth.
- Environment is integral to, and inseparable from person, consisting of both internal and external realms of influence.
- Health and wellbeing are defined by all persons within the constructs of the environment in which they live.