To restore the profound nature of caring-healing within a unitary Caring Science framework; in stewardship to the current health care system worldwide, to retain and nurture its most precious resource, caring professional nurses and transdisciplinary care team members.
To deepen and expand Watson’s Caring Science, the philosophies, theories, ethics and practices of Human Caring, originated by Founder/Director Jean Watson.
Goals & Objectives
- Transform the dominant model of medical science to a model of Watson’s Caring Science by reintroducing the ethic, philosophy and diverse practices of caring and Love (Caritas), necessary for healing.
- Deepen the authentic Caring-Healing relationships between caregiver and patient/family, to restore Love and compassion as the ethical, values foundation of healthcare.
- Translate the model of Caring-Healing/Caritas into fully integrated transdisciplinary programs and services to help transform healthcare one nurse / one caregiver / one educator / one leader / one system at a time.
Ensure caring and healing for the public, improve nurse and care provider retention in healthcare settings, enhance patient care outcomes, promote safe practices, and decrease costs to the system.