Introduction

Ziauddin College of Nursing earlier known as School of Nursing, was the first Academic unit of Ziauddin University. It was established and recognized by Pakistan Nursing Council in 1986. In 2009, the School of Nursing was upgraded to the level of College. The college offers various programs at undergraduate and graduate level to students coming from varied ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds of Pakistan. The reputation of Ziauddin College of Nursing has grown nationally and internationally owing to the competency, critical thinking and knowledge of the graduates.

Mission

Ziauddin College of Nursing is committed to the development of human capacities through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, and application through service.

To advance this Mission, Ziauddin College of Nursing will:

  • Provide high quality client care based on strong knowledge in practice through education and research
  • Benefit the university, profession and public through active individual and group involvement in service activities
  • Promote Physical and Social Sciences through excellence in teaching, education, research and population services
  • Prioritize teaching and research, which will inform and underpin intellectual innovation and change
  • Foster and develop leadership capacity through its education and research program
  • Engage in knowledge networking and emerging technologies related to nursing sciences

Aims

Ziauddin College of Nursing aims to prepare nurses with advance knowledge, skills and attitude that are needed to practice efficient and skillful nursing at national and international level. Hence upon graduation, students are able to demonstrate responsibility and accountability to the nursing profession by:

  • Adhering to established patterns of professional practices, which support legal, religious and ethical tenant
  • Utilizing effective critical thinking and problem solving skills in caring for the individuals, families and communities
  • Integrate scholarly skills and the use of scientific methods in critiquing, and applying existing nursing theories and research findings in selected practice settings
  • Applying effective verbal and written communications in interpersonal and professional interactions with peers, patients, families and other professionals
  • Demonstrating a high degree of competence in the use of available resources to support the identified needs of individuals, families and communities
  • Developing leadership skills to promote development of the nursing profession

Educational Objectives

  • Maintain high quality programs of learning that prepare graduates to meet the health care needs of individuals, families and the communities we serve
  • Provide effective and efficient support for learning and teaching
  • Maintain effective systems of ongoing assessment and evaluation to assure high-quality programs
  • Engage in the discovery of knowledge through scholarly work, teaching and service to add to the body of nursing science
  • Provide an effective infrastructure for research to enhance faculty and student development
  • Demonstrate effective critical thinking skills in providing care to individuals, families and communities by using evidence based literature and problem solving skills

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