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Nursing

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Major in

Nursing

Nursing is both an in-demand profession and a calling to care for people of all ages and from all walks of life. As a Nursing major at Linfield, you will be immersed in an education that pairs advanced technology with the core knowledge essential to provide care in a constantly changing health care environment. From your first day on campus you will work side-by-side with faculty mentors as you become a committed and responsive professional with a solid liberal arts background.

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As a nursing major at Linfield

you might take:

Introduction To Professional Nursing

Learn the basics of the nursing profession: values, standards, critical thinking, health care delivery systems, and the roles of nurses. (NURS 099)

Creative Stress Management

Master simple techniques to calm your mind and relax your body in a busy work environment. (NURS 010)

Spanish Health Care Terminology

Fine-tune your rudimentary Spanish so you can assess client needs and communicate basic medical terms. (NURS 030)

Studying nursing at Linfield

Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate knowledge from liberal arts, sciences and nursing science as a basis for professional practice.


    Apply clinical reasoning, reflective practice and evidence-based practice in the provision of safe, quality holistic client-centered care.

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  • Communicate effectively and collaboratively in a professional practice.


    Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making to achieve health care outcomes for clients.

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    Provide effective nursing care that considers diverse values, cultures, perspectives and health practices.


    Use principles of stewardship and leadership effectively and efficiently to influence the practice environment and improve health outcomes.

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  • Demonstrate accountability for the delivery of standards-based nursing care that is consistent with moral, altruistic, legal, ethical, regulatory, humanistic and social justice principles.

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  • Demonstrate awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context of the health care system, and effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal quality and value.


    Demonstrate commitment to the nursing profession through the comportment of professional values and standards.

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Have questions about studying at Linfield's School of Nursing? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.

Kristie Rickerd
Kristie Rickerd
Associate Director of Admission

503-883-2648
krickerd@linfield.edu