Nursing at Mountain View

The Nursing program at Mountain View will prepare you for a career in health care that allows you to make a difference in people's lives. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

Mission Statement

To prepare educated, competent, ethical and professional nurses who provide scientifically based, compassionate nursing care for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of diverse individuals. The Nursing program supports the general vision, values and mission of Mountain View by preparing licensure-ready graduates who will positively impact the community.

Philosophy

Nursing is both an art and a science, focused on helping the individual, family and/or community achieve and sustain maximum functional abilities throughout life. Nursing is a vibrant, dynamic, interactive and proactive profession. The patient, family and community are viewed as an integrated, holistic body that is unique, has dignity and deserves thoughtful communication, concern and respect. The community that nursing serves is diverse in age, culture, religion and ethnicity. Furthermore, nursing incorporates scientific knowledge, critical thinking, ethical-legal decision making and high-level technical skills to promote health, disease prevention and disease management.