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The Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing is a statewide system of higher education whose faculty, staff, and students extend to six campuses with major educational access sites throughout Oregon.


Mission

The Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing is a statewide system of higher education whose faculty, staff, and students extend to six campuses with major educational access sites throughout Oregon. 

Our mission is: To provide leadership in nursing and health care through thoughtful innovation in healing, teaching and discovery.

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Values

We are a Learning Community committed to the development of nurse leaders in education, research and practice. We value integrity, diversity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence.

Behavioral Agreements Based on our Values

Strategic Plan

To achieve our mission and act on our values, the faculty adopted a 3-year strategic plan for 2012-2015.

Strategic Plan

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The school’s faculty includes nationally and internationally renowned scholars, educators, and clinicians dedicated to excellence in the pursuit of knowledge and discovery, the holistic and compassionate care of individuals and communities, and the professional development of each member of the school within a nurturing environment. Baccalaureate and master’s degree programs focus on the development of critical thinking and judgment, understanding of health systems and economics, interdisciplinary care, public health and communications in a variety of healthcare settings. Master’s degree programs also prepare students for advanced practice or as public health professionals. Doctoral and postdoctoral programs prepare graduates for scholarly inquiry, independent research, and leadership in the healthcare arena. The members of the school value an educational community that fosters excellence, creativity, self-reflection, accountability, respect for diversity, and lifelong learning.

The campuses of OHSU School of Nursing (Ashland, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Monmouth Portland and virtual) are internationally recognized for excellence in research. School of Nursing faculty members believe that nursing science is not an end in itself, but rather a systematic process used to enhance nursing practice and improve the health care of the individuals, families and communities. The school consistently ranks among the top nursing schools funded by the National Institutes of Health. The combined efforts at the five campuses contribute to education, practice, research and technology that enable students and faculty to provide advanced education and health care services throughout Oregon.

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