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1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Phone: 678-839-6552
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MISSION

In accordance with the mission of the University of West Georgia, the School of Nursing is committed to offering high quality undergraduate and graduate education that:

  1. Prepares registered nurses for basic and advanced practice roles in diverse healthcare settings in Georgia and the surrounding region.
  2. Integrates a strong liberal arts curriculum.
  3. Provides regional outreach related to undergraduate and graduate nursing education through external degree and off-campus programs.
  4. Provides a caring, supportive, personal environment for learning that:
    • Affirms the holistic nature of individuals
    • Reflects caring as the essence of nursing
    • Expects that nurses use critical thinking in decision making
    • Supports evidence-based practice
    • Utilizes disciplinary rigor to support BSN student progress toward clinical competence and MSN student progress toward assuming leadership and education roles.

SCHOOL AND FACULTY GOALS

  1. Maintain high quality undergraduate and graduate nursing programs.
  2. Maintain faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the university, the community, and the profession.
  3. Maintain a personal learning environment characterized by caring, holism, critical thinking, and professional commitment.

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