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The School of Nursing puts its students at the center of their academic enterprise, and, through the faculty and the students, puts the patient at the center of all it strives to achieve.

  • Quality faculty who bring creativity to the classroom
  • Regional recognition of the School as a leader in baccalaureate and graduate nursing education
  • Nursing licensure scores at or above the national and state averages
  • Impact on the nursing shortage by increased enrollments and graduations
  • Recognition as preparing some of the area's best nurses who provide outstanding patient care
  • Commitment to serving underrepresented and vulnerable populations
  • Students volunteer service to a variety of health care agencies from Hospice to Head Start
  • Contribution to the science of nursing in the scholarly output of its faculty
  • Dedication to improving patient care through research
  • Collaboration with other health care providers

The graduates of the SIUE School of Nursing exemplify curiosity to learn, courage to serve and compassion to care. They are indeed excellence in action!

The School of Nursing has proven its commitment to providing students with educational excellence through

  • Teaching and curriculum
  • Mentoring
  • Simulation
  • Clinical experiences
  • Student service

The School will remain at the forefront of nursing education through the development of the Advanced Education Simulated Learning Center and the implementation of the Student Nurse Achievement Program.

These initiatives, as well as current programs within the School, ensure not only academic success for our students, but continued economic success for our region. Nurses who graduate from the School make an immediate positive impact on economic development. Quality health care is a determining factor when community members choose to move to, or remain in, an area. It assists in defining quality of life. Everyone wants safe and expert health care.

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