The mission of the Center for Nursing Discovery at Duke University School of Nursing is to provide a safe, supportive and interactive student-centered environment for all programs of study. The Center for Nursing Discovery enhances learning by integrating didactic content with hands-on experiences by promoting problem solving, clinical reasoning/critical thinking and clinical judgment. This unique environment prepares learners to deliver care in a diverse and complex healthcare environment. 


The Center for Nursing Discovery is committed to using innovative educational strategies and interdisciplinary collaborations to develop compassionate, confident and competent nurses who will become future leaders and change agents for 21st century healthcare.


The Center for Nursing Discovery adheres to Duke University School of Nursing's academic philosophy regarding human beings, society, the environment, health, healthcare delivery, nursing, teaching and learning.

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