Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (1 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791) to offer the baccalaureate degree in nursing.
The Honor Society of Nursing is Sigma Theta Tau International, whose mission is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide. It was founded in 1922 by six nurses in Indianapolis, Indiana, and its name is taken from the Greek letters meaning "love," "courage," and "honor." Today, there are more than 400,000 members in 86 countries.
Communication Ability to communicate with a wide variety of people, and the ability to be easily understood. Reading, writing, recording and documenting patient information required.
Analytical Skills/Critical Thinking Analytical skills sufficient to process information, to transfer knowledge from one situation to another, and to prioritize tasks. Critical thinking ability sufficient for safe, clinical judgment.
Congruent with the mission of Baptist Memorial College of Health Science (Baptist College), the nursing faculty are committed to preparing professional nurses at the baccalaureate level for the diverse practice environment.
To fulfill its mission, the nursing faculty shares a commitment with Baptist College to: