Program of Nursing Mission
The mission of the Program of Nursing is to
provide quality undergraduate nursing education that prepares
students for baccalaureate-generalist professional nursing
Program of Nursing Vision
With the intentional and cooperative efforts of the entire
College community, and through excellence in teaching, scholarship,
practice and service, the Lindsey Wilson College Program of Nursing
- Be the regional leader in providing an exceptional nursing
- Create the best possible environment for the individual growth
- Graduate students that are prepared for life and professional
nursing practice in a complex rapidly changing world and health
care environment, and
- Advance health at the local, regional and global arena through
scientific evidence and sound professional practice.
LWC Program of Nursing Goals
• 90% of graduating BSN students will complete the program
within a three year period.
• 90% of students will indicate satisfaction with the LWC
• 90% of the graduating students will achieve a passing score on
the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses
(NCLEX-RN) during the first test.
• 90% of graduates desiring employment as a registered nurse
will be employed within one year of graduation.
• 90 of alumni will demonstrate satisfaction with their
undergraduate baccalaureate education.
• 90% of the surveys returned by employers will indicate
satisfaction with the performance of the LWC BSN program
Nursing Division Program Student Learning
Upon completion of the BSN Program, the student
1. Utilize written, verbal, nonverbal and emerging technologies
to communicate effectively.
2. Demonstrate clinical reasoning/judgment, critical thinking
and caring to design and deliver
safe, evidence-based, spiritually and culturally appropriate
3. Integrate theories and concepts from undergraduate liberal
education into baccalaureate-generalist nursing practice.
4. Understand the nature of human values and ethical
5. Demonstrate personal, organizational and systems leadership
to improve safe patient care and advance professional nursing
6. Engage in effective interprofessional collaboration to
achieve optimal health care outcomes.
7. Utilize information management and technologies to deliver
safe, effective patient-centered care.
8. Evaluate professional standards, healthcare policy, finance
and regulatory environments with regards to nursing practice,
quality care and patient safety.
9. Implement clinical prevention and health promotion
interventions to provide patient-centered care across the lifespan
and across the health care continuum.
10. Embrace lifelong learning and professional development
(provider, manager of care and member of the profession).
Why choose Nursing?
Choosing to become a professional nurse is courageous and noble.
Nursing professionals provide holistic, individualized care to the
sick, injured and vulnerable in a variety of community and
healthcare settings. Nurses also work collaboratively with
individuals and other health care professionals to prevent disease
and promote health across the lifespan. If you are looking
for a career in the caring profession of nursing, achieving your
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Lindsey Wilson College will
place you on the path to a lifetime of compassionate service and
success in a growing professional field. The mission of the
Nursing Division is to provide quality undergraduate nursing
education that prepares students for baccalaureate-generalist
professional nursing practice.
The Kentucky Board Of Nursing granted The
Baccalaureate Degree of Nursing program of Lindsey Wilson College
approved status on June 3, 2016. The status is being posted
according to 201KAR 20:340.