Our Values

The Radiant Institute of Health Sciences believes:

  • All people should be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion.
  • Caring relationships are the core of nursing practice.
  • The profession of nursing contributes to the health and well-being of individuals, families, organizations and communities.
  • High-quality education, which includes both face-to-face and transforms lives.
  • Students should be prepared to actively participate in a global community.
  • Nursing practice and education should occur in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Our tradition of service learning, community engagement and leadership provides a model for transforming the health of the region, nation and the world.
  • Knowledge development and dissemination are our responsibility and commitment.

Our Goals

The goals of the Radiant Institute of Health Sciences are the following.

  • To prepare qualified men and women for leadership roles in basic and advanced professional nursing practice in a rapidly changing, multicultural, multiethnic, global environment.
  • To promote, expand and validate the scientific base of nursing knowledge and practice through the discovery, organization and transmission of research-based knowledge, skills and values.
  • To collaborate with local, national and international health care agencies in promoting excellence through cost-effective, accessible, equitable and humanistic health care delivery systems for divergent individuals, families and communities.
  • To ensure teaching excellence to prepare nurses and leaders, locally and globally, provide evidence-based patient-centered care.  
  • To create an environment supporting the College mission, vision, and achieving the goals.