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MISSION

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to improving the health, fitness and well-being of the people of Guam and the Western Pacific. To realize this mission the School of Nursing and Health Sciences:

  • Delivers programs designed to prepare graduates for the nursing profession, exercise science and health promotion, and pre-physical therapy.

  • The school provides ongoing educational development for members of the respective professions. The school fosters collaboration among the disciplines and facilitates inter- professional education.

  • Engages in collaborative research and creative endeavors focused on the needs of the people of Guam and the Western Pacific.

  • Promotes and advocates empowerment of the community through community service learning.

  • Delivers programs designed to prepare graduates for the nursing profession, exercise science and health promotion, public health, and pre-physical therapy. The school provides ongoing educational development for members of the respective professions. The school fosters collaboration among the disciplines and facilitates inter- professional education.

 

 Fall 2015 Nursing Program Manual Student Policies 

 

RESOURCES

The Learning Resources Center (LRC) consists of the nursing skills laboratory and the computer lab. The skills lab is equipped with hospital beds, equipment and supplies to simulate the hospital environment. Students in practicum must first learn their nursing skills and demonstrate beginning mastery of the procedures on manikins before they are guided to perform them in the acute care setting. The computer lab is a resource for students in computer assisted learning, literature search, research data input and analysis using or Excel, word processing, and review programs. Funding for the computer lab was donated by Dr. Charles Parent, , and Guam Legislature/Senator Lou Leon Guerrero. The high tech simulated manikin () was funded by the 2005 Congressionally-directed grant to enhance the learning environment of nursing students.

 The Sally Resource Center for Nursing Education, Research and Service, HS 236, was established in 2005 with funding from to house nursing and health information collected through surveys, research activities, community assessments, program evaluation activities, and Guam health data for grant writing. In 2008, funding was obtained from the US Department of Interior to establish the as the home office of the American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council.

 

ACCREDITATION

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. conducted a site visit to the University of Guam in 2010. The granted a full 8 years of continuing accreditation.

www.acenursing.org

 
 

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SNHS News & Announcements

Traditional Sail from Yap to be Displayed at UOG
05/25/16

Traditional woven pandanus sail will be on display until August. 

319 Students Graduate at UOG Spring Commencement
05/22/16

UOG conferred 279 undergraduate degrees and 40 graduate degrees. 

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SNHS Student Success

Read success stories from students and alumni from the School of Nursing & Health Science. For more student success stories, visit our Student Achievement site.

University of Guam
Nursing alumna goes above and beyond to help Guam's homeless.
University of Guam
Student athlete Tasi Ada shares her passion for sports and health education.
University of Guam
Valencia and Juanillo represent Guam's student nurses at National Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
University of Guam
Zorka Perez said going to the Philippines over break as part of a social work course really helped her gain a better understanding of the family structure, culture, and shared values of a community that has strong ties with Guam.