The School of Health of Professions and Nursing (SHPN) is dedicated to educating students from diverse backgrounds to address the health and social needs of individuals, families, communities and society, as well as to develop skills for best practice, based on humanistic values, interprofessional skills, scientific knowledge and evidence.
School of Health Professions and Nursing
The School of Health Professions and Nursing (SHPN) at LIU Post will be one of foremost institutions in the nation providing health professions education, which will empower students to address the evolving health and social needs for the new millennium. As graduates of accredited programs that demand the highest performance and ethical standards, our students will become leaders in their area of practice, top administrators in health and social service organizations, cutting edge researchers, collaborative members of interprofessional teams and providers of relationship centered care.
Program development will include an analysis of evolving health care systems, with focusing on the needs of the community, organizations and individuals. Particular consideration will be given to developing programs that meet the Nation’s health and social care needs based on national workforce analyses.
Technology and experiential learning will be the cornerstone of all programs. Mastering these essential concepts will provide students with the ability to become competent professionals, ready to engage as skilled, successful members of the health care workforce.
Faculty of the SHPN will be considered experts in clinical practice, social wellness, teaching, and research, thereby producing scholarship that is valuable to all areas of health professions education. Ongoing development activities will allow faculty to enhance their skills in attainment of funding, research, and excellence in teaching for the students at LIU Post and the community we serve.
The SHPN will establish an advisory board that represents the varied constituents of the health professions. Such persons include but are not limited to:
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