CSB/SJU Department of Nursing

Mission Statement, Learning Outcomes, Philosophy


Mission and Learning Goals  (CSB and SJU Specific Missions)

Main Page

Nursing 379

Nursing Homepage

Catholic Traditions

Benedictine Values

ANA Standards of Nursing Practice

ANA Standards of Professional Performance

The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education


Benedictine Values Page


Sacramental View of the World

  • The Primacy of God

  • A Reverence for All Persons and All Creation

  • Listening


Nurturance and Development of Community Life

  • Commitment to the Common Good

  • Respect for the Individual

  • Careful Stewardship of Resources

  • Practicing Hospitality

  • Respect for All Persons

  • Practicing Justice

  • Developing Community Guided Decision-Making Processes


Catholic Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment from Abbost John Klassen, OSB; Emmanuel Renner, OSB
and Mary Reuter, OSB,
May 1, 2001: This document is in two parts: Part I   Part II

The Holy Rule of Saint Benedict (1949 edition).

A short overview and commentary on the Rule by By Sister Jane Michele McClure, OSB (Link)