Mission and Values | Antonine University


Mission and Values


The mission of the Department of Nursing Sciences (DNS) at Antonine University (UA) is to train autonomous multi-purpose nurses who are responsible for individuals and the community. It allows them to meet the challenges of their profession in compliance with the code of ethics and to integrate the reflective practice necessary for the construction of knowledge and the development of professional skills.

The DNS earns a national and international reputation through exchange programs with its partners. It works to promote the nursing discipline in Lebanon by striving for excellence in learning and quality in the training of professional researchers.


The DNS manages the program based on the following values:

  • Respect
  • Justice
  • Empathy
  • Responsiveness
  • Caring
  • Compassion
  • Trustworthiness
  • Integrity

The values of the DNS are adopted from the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Code of Ethics for Nurses.