The pre-nursing program at Glenville State is affiliated with the WVU School of Nursing. It takes its mission and objectives from that body.
The mission statement and goals of the School of Nursing are available on its website at www.hsc.wvu.edu/son.
To serve the people of West Virginia and larger society through education, research, and service, including Faculty Practice. This mission is responsive to changing health care needs and emerging national and state changes in technology and health care delivery and is enhanced by a supportive and open environment. The faculty’s educational effort is directed to providing high quality student-centered programs of instruction at all levels which prepare superb professional nurses to meet basic health care needs; advanced practice nurses to address complex health needs; and doctorally educated nurses to advance nursing knowledge through research; to assist in the formulation of policies to improve health care; and to serve as faculty in higher degree programs. Unique characteristics of the state mandate that the health care needs of rural populations and vulnerable groups be a major focus of education, research and service, including Faculty Practice.
West Virginia University’s 2010 Plan identifies five goals.
The goals of the School of Nursing were revised in August 2006 to be consistent with WVU’s 2010 Plan, and are in Education, Scholarly Inquiry, and Service, as follows:
Students are evaluated with HESI or ATI testing (standardized tests of nursing content) at the end of the Sophomore , Junior, and Senior year. Their final performance is evaluated by the pass rate on NCLEX, the national exam for licensure.