I am committed to academic honesty and the five core values of the School of Nursing at Viterbo University, even in the face of adversity.
We recognize and honor the dignity of students and faculty.
We strive to interact with all persons in respectful and compassionate ways.
We accept personal accountability for all we say and do.
We strive to base our actions on ethical principles and values that flow from the Franciscan tradition.*
We are committed to pursuing excellence in education and learning.
We are committed to advocate for the health of all persons and for advancing the profession of nursing.
We are committed to professional development through scholarly activities.
We recognize and celebrate diversity and contribute our individual talents to our common work as scholars and professionals.
We recognize that reflection and discernment are integral to learning and professional growth and are vital for advancing nursing practice.
To attain these ideals, I embrace this honor system as my way of life.
*Ethical principles include autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, justice and veracity; values include reflection, service, hospitality and stewardship.