Nursing | Langston University


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To graduate scholarly, professional nurse leaders who provide exemplary, culturally appropriate care in collaboration with an interdisciplinary health care team to advocate for diverse clients across the lifespan, with a particular focus on health disparities.

To prepare graduates to function successfully as beginning professional nurses in a variety of environments and to contribute to the profession of nursing through involvement in education.


  • Ethics
  • Character Caring
  • Cultural Competence
    The purpose and goals of the School of Nursing are to prepare the graduate to:

  • Attain a foundation for study at the undergraduate level and a commitment to life-long learning.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics and professional standards of nursing practice.
  • Value the uniqueness, dignity, and worth of clients in a multicultural environment as demonstrated through nursing practice.

  • Provide patient-centered care which represents the patient’s preferences, values, and needs within the context of their families, communities, and health care system.
  • Use information management and patient care technology in the delivery of health care.
  • Collaborate with other interprofessional health care team members for health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan.
  • Utilize nursing judgment substantiated by current evidence in the holistic care of diverse individuals within the context of their families, communities, and health care systems.
  • Integrate ethical values and respect for all populations with a focus on minority groups within healthcare organizations and the community.
  • Apply leadership and management of care concepts to provide high-quality nursing care.
  • Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability for nursing practice.
  • Use of scholarship of evidence-based practice and research to support high-quality healthcare outcomes and safe nursing practice.