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The USD nursing program is committed to the development of exceptional practitioners, leaders, and scholars who advocate for, and improve the well-being of diverse populations and our communities. We are committed to excellence in nursing education, preparing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to respond to the ever-changing and complex nursing profession and healthcare environment. We value excellence in education and practice, a commitment to investing in and serving our communities, and professional and compassionate nursing care. We promote interprofessional education that transforms healthcare for others. We encourage students to make a difference in the world by participating in service learning projects, both locally and globally. We foster personal and professional growth in students through one-on-one academic advisement and mentoring. We believe this faculty-student relationship is essential to assisting students in realizing their full personal and professional potential and cultivating their professional identity.
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VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will offer an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) and online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), both recently approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents, to meet growing demands for nursing leadership and inform...
VERMILLION, S.D. – Fourth-year nursing students on the Rapid City campus of the University of South Dakota Department of Nursing were recently recognized with the Spirit of Mercy Award by the national organization Mercy Housing.