Korea University College of Nursing(KUCON) has been leading the nursing education in Korea for more than half a century since 1942. The main objective of College is to educate students to become professional nurses competent in serving for the diverse demands of the present health care as well as to meet the challenges of future, national and global.
The College of Nursing recognizes that the most critical task of nursing in the 21st century is to establish professional identity as a major health care provider. Alumnae and alumni become leaders in the nursing profession as teachers, practitioners, administrators, and policy makers. Such dedicated leaders are essential of the construction of nursing as a noble and rewarding profession and of the health care system.
The KUCON, which has been among the nation's top institutes of nursing education, will be a center for those who are ready to develop and grow professionally in challenging environment as prepare for the leadership role in the nursing profession.
PHILOSPHY AND VISIONS OF NURSING EDUCATION
The education of philosophy of the College of Nursing is based on liberty(LIBERTAS), justice,(JUSTITIA) and truth(VERITAS) which are the school motto of Korea University. The College of Nursing studies academic theory and its applications based on the liberty, the root idea of democracy, pursuits the truth by learning, and exercises for the human society and the nation to practice the justice in the society.
1. Global KUCON
Educating nursing students to be equipped with a global perspective that they may serve as productive citizens of the world.
2. Brain KUCON
Disseminating knowledge based on nursing research to contribute for health promotion.
3. Professional KUCON
Cultivating nursing professionals with leadership who can perform the valuable roles in present health care system.