Nursing Mission and Values Statement

Nursing Mission and Values Statement

Nursing Mission Statement

To create a caring environment for patients and families through excellence in the art and science of nursing

Values Statements

Nursing believes:

  • Integration of patient and family* spiritual, cultural, emotional, and physical priorities in the plan of care provides a holistic approach to patient-centered care
  • Commitment to professional accountability, evidence-based care, innovation and research dissemination strengthen professional nursing practice and serves as the foundation for exceptional healthcare
  • Collaboration and teamwork must be fostered to assure multi-disciplinary coordination of care and achievement of desired patient/family specific outcomes
  • A culture of caring and nurturing of self, colleagues and patient/family relationships foster compassionate service and leads to optimal patient outcomes and a high level of staff engagement
    • The patient defines “family”
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