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Our vision: changing lives through professional nursing, disciple leadership, and caring.

Our Mission/Goals

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Through the Nursing program, we strive to develop attributes in our students that they will carry into their professional life. These include:

  • Care through inspiration and professionalism
  • Promote a high regard for quality, safety, and collaboration
  • Engage in the scholarship for the discipline
  • Innovate health practice

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Program Outcomes

Two nursing students working on a dummy patient in a hospital bed

This baccalaureate program prepares the graduate to:

Knowledge for Nursing Practice 
Develop and continually seek nursing and interdisciplinary knowledge to demonstrate safe, competent clinical judgment while innovating nursing practice.

Person-Centered Care 
Demonstrate person-centered care with an individualized, holistic, evidence-based, and just approach while exhibiting compassion, respect, and developmentally appropriate care.

Population Health 
Manage population health by engaging in effective partnerships, advancing equitable population health policy, demonstrating advocacy strategies, and advancing preparedness from public health prevention and disease management to disasters and emergencies.

Scholarship for Nursing Discipline 
Seek answers to health and health care improvement questions through diligent inquiry and analysis; generate, synthesize, translate, and apply nursing knowledge to health care policy and practice; and consistently follow standards of integrity and fairness.

Quality and Safety 
Embrace quality and safety, as core values of nursing practice, enhance quality, and minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance.

Interprofessional Partnerships 
Engage in intentional collaboration, with high regard for interprofessional partnerships, to optimize care, enhance the healthcare experience, and strengthen outcomes for patients, families, communities, and other stakeholders.

Systems-Based Practice 
Evaluate and lead within systems of healthcare that utilize the nursing process, clinical judgment, and collaborative efforts to provide safe and effective care to all populations.

Informatics and HealthCare Technologies 
Utilize information and communication technologies along with informatics processes to manage and provide care, gather data, form information to drive decision-making, and support professionals as they expand knowledge and wisdom for best practice.

Form and cultivate a sustainable professional nursing identity, accountability, perspective, collaborative disposition, and comportment that reflects nursing’s characteristics and values.

Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development 
Engage in endeavors and introspection that manifest a devotion to Christ-centered principles and foster individual wholeness, endurance and thriving, continual growth in knowledge and bolster the acquisition of nursing proficiency and exercise influential leadership.

2022 NCLEX Pass Rates

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Past NCLEX Pass Rates

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The Department of Nursing at BYU-Idaho is Accredited and/or Approved by

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at BYU-Idaho is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
NW Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 165th Avenue N.E. Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052-3981
State of Idaho Board of Nursing
State of Idaho Board of Nursing P. O. Box 83720
Boise, ID. 83720-0061
1-208-334-3110 Ext. 34