About us – Holy Family College of Nursing (HFCN)
Holy Family College of Nursing (HFCN) is a leading institution dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities in nursing and healthcare. We offer an innovative approach to learning and take pride in being an international leader in educating nurses.
At HFCN, we strive to:
• Uphold the highest standards of professionalism and ethical practice;
• Ensure that our students receive a quality education through high academic performance;
• Provide continuing education materials, resources and support for both faculty and students;
• Inspire excellence in clinical practices by supporting research initiatives;
• Encourage collaboration with other healthcare professionals within the region.
Our faculty consists of renowned experts in the field who strive to provide exemplary programs designed to meet the needs of our students, whether they are entering into general or specialized practice. To further enrich their studies, we also nurture partnerships with community health centres, hospitals, clinics and other medical facilities where students gain valuable insight from experienced practitioners.
At HFCN we believe that nursing is both an art and a science, requiring creativity, compassion, knowledge, skill and dedication. Every day, our faculty inspires our nursing students to Live With Purpose—to become compassionate leaders who will seek out opportunities to make a difference not only in their own lives but with those whom they serve.
Vision And Mission
To be a leading centre for providing high-quality healthcare education, compassionate care and promoting health awareness through ethical values and scientific excellence.
Our mission is to develop competent and compassionate nurses who will practice evidence-based healthcare with a commitment to lifelong learning, innovation, professional collaboration and advocacy for the betterment of society. We strive to impart knowledge that encompasses cutting-edge technologies and standards of nursing education by providing a holistic environment for professional development.
Holy Family College of Nursing was founded in 1976. The college has a history of providing excellent education, training and health care for individuals who wish to pursue a career in nursing.
The college opened with just 25 students and one faculty member. Since then, it has grown to accommodate over one thousand entranced into its nursing program every year. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to help each student excel as they take their academic journey at Holy Family College of Nursing.
Over the years, the college remains dedicated and committed towards its founding mission, which is ‘to transform lives through comprehensive health care services’. The college strives to provide an environment of learning where students can grow and expand their skills, knowledge and experience in the field of nursing while they also contribute towards advancing health outcomes in the general community.
Today, Holy Family College takes great pride in its teaching staff that are highly qualified professionals with significant experience education, credentials, research and expertise that lend to advancing healthcare delivery across the country. Additionally, it also invests in collaborative research within communities where its graduates will work, keeping up with changes in practice and technology occurring within the wider field of Nursing education today.
- Develop a professional behaviour code of conduct. This should include ethical standards and expectations for students and staff.
- Promote technology use as a means to improve communication, and collaboration, and support educational goals among faculty and students.
- Strategically plan the nursing curriculum with consideration of evidence-based practice, assessment methods, and clinical reasoning to ensure desired outcomes are met.
- Provide resources such as simulations, technology-enriched learning experiences, and a variety of online services accessible to all learners.
- Utilize effective classroom management techniques including active participation, small group assignments, multimedia instruction, and peer evaluation to maximize student participation and learning in the classroom setting.
- Engage learners in ongoing evaluation processes (i.e., formative assessment tools) to monitor progress toward learning objectives throughout the program.
- Faculty should be held accountable for delivering quality instruction that incorporates knowledge of student backgrounds and embedded cultural respect within the curriculum delivery process to ensure meaningful learning experiences for all nursing students regardless of their unique needs/differences or backgrounds.
- Encourage educators to make modifications when necessary to course topics or activities that take into consideration learner context or development levels to meet overarching educational goals or objectives successfully.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Midwifery
- Master of Science in Nursing – Leadership and Management Education
- Doctorate of Nursing Practice
- Advanced Postgraduate Certificates
- Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate Programmes
- Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Programme
- Nursing Student Government
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
- National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)
- Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA)
- Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
- Golden Key International Honour Society