Welcome to the Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing at the Lebanese American University website. It is both an honor and privilege to be the Dean of a School with outstanding commitment to nursing education, research and interprofessional practice. I am pleased that you have decided to join us, and I commend you for your interest in nursing education and your desire to be part of a great profession!
The Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing is part of a premier university in the region known for its world class education. Our vision is to be the pioneering school of nursing in Lebanon and beyond with a major emphasis of improving the health status of our local, regional and global communities.
Our mission is to prepare health care professionals to provide and lead the delivery of high quality, accessible, cost effective health care within a highly technological environment. We promote evidence based practice through interprofessional education and practice with a strong commitment to improve the health of the people of Lebanon and the region.
We have a diverse student population poised to improve the health status of diverse cultures and to be the frontrunners in providing the absolute best care in nursing. We are known for our unwavering commitment to our students and their careers. Our CCNE accredited program offers our students a wide array of clinical training, community engagement and interprofessional education and practice. Through coursework and outstanding faculty, our graduates are academically prepared to take on the role as professional nurses in a variety of settings. Our pedagogical values are student-centered. We emphasize active student engagement, self-directed learning, leadership development, and community service. Throughout their studies, our students are encouraged to evaluate existing and new evidence-based nursing practices in the local and regional communities, to contribute to quality of care, and to expand their critical thinking skills in an effort to respond to the rapid changes in health care.
Our faculty members are acclaimed for their expertise in nursing education and practice nurturing student leadership development and enhancing collaborative ties with our partners at local, regional, and global levels. We invite you to learn more about our Nursing program by visiting our website at //http://nursing.lau.edu.lb/ and we look forward to welcoming your contributions in the stimulating progress of our nursing community.
With best wishes,
Anahid Kulwicki, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor.