Department of Nursing

Nursing Mission, Vision, and Values

INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE (IPFW) DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

2014 – 2018 Strategic Plan

MISSION

The mission of the IPFW Department of Nursing is to prepare leaders to improve human health and quality of life through nursing practice, scholarship, and service.

VISION

IPFW will be recognized for its distinctive programs of excellence in undergraduate and graduate nursing.

VALUES

IPFW embraces the core values of integrity, caring, altruism, and maximizing human potential. To realize these values, the department embraces equity, diversity, and inclusiveness, scholarship, engagement and application, community partnerships, leadership, and stewardship.

GOALS & SUPPORTING (BULLETED) TACTICS

Create an inclusive environment that reflects the mission, vision, and values of the college Develop & implement high caliber, innovative undergraduate and graduate education
• Provide a welcoming, inclusive and supportive atmosphere for recruiting and retaining students, faculty, and staff.
• Pursue diversity in college programs, services, and environments.
• Engage with diverse practice partners to promote scholarship and education.
• Celebrate student, faculty, and staff successes.
• Provide and promote an environment of civility.
• Assess and proactively address the educational needs of students, faculty, staff and community members.
• Create innovative strategies that are responsive to changing educational and health care needs.
• Expand and enhance the department infrastructure to support student success.
• Promote the College Student Success Center.
• Inspire a commitment to lifelong learning
Promote nursing, interprofessional and evidence-based practice Provide leadership in the transformation of health care and effective application of health information technology
• Develop and maintain informatics skills needed to practice evidence-based nursing
• Recruit, retain, and support faculty research endeavors.
• Promote creative scholarship opportunities among students, faculty, staff, and communities.
• Engage in research to improve the public’s health and health care system.
• Disseminate findings from scholarly work through posters, publications, and presentations.
• Develop partnerships to address health care issues and affect the integration of health information technology.
• Work collaboratively with other leaders to strengthen local and regional workforce development.
• Foster the exchange of nursing and interprofessional scholarship, education, and practice.
• Leverage informatics and design models of care to address health inequities and to promote wellness and improved quality of life.
• Model evidence-based, cost effective care.
• Influence health care policies, including those aimed at the use of health information technology.

Systematic Plan of Evaluation

DEPARTMENT OF NURSING SYSTEMATIC PLAN OF EVALUATION

 


The IPFW Baccalaureate of Science with a major in Nursing programs are accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing Health Profession Bureau and the Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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