In developing the mission, philosophy and objectives of LIU Brooklyn's School of Nursing, the faculty members have been guided by the general mission and philosophy statement of the Campus; the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice, Nursing’s Social Policy Statement and Code of Ethics for Nurses; and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's (AACN) Essentials of College and University Education for Professional Nursing.
The mission of the School of Nursing baccalaureate program is to:
- Provide a teaching and learning environment for quality baccalaureate nursing education for students from diverse, multicultural backgrounds.
- Assist students in sharing cultural insights and in appreciating cultural differences to enrich their personal and professional lives.
- Assist students in enhancing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to adapt to an ever-changing professional environment.
- Provide the opportunity for students to learn to practice successfully in the current political, social and economic environment.
- Provide caring, competent registered professional nurses to provide health care for multicultural client populations.
- Provide students with the advocacy skills necessary to empower clients to improve the quality and availability of their health care, particularly in the inner city.
- Instill a love of, and respect for, life-long learning.