School of Nursing


Each individual at some point in their lives has or will need to access health care services. The quality of the service you receive will be a reflection of the health care professionals. The UCCI School of Nursing is committed to educating and preparing tomorrow's nurses to deliver the highest quality of health care services and to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities within the Cayman Islands and globally.


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Becoming a Registered Nurse (RN).


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We are supported by the Health Services Authority and other agencies.

Why Nursing?

The profession of nursing is one of the fastest growing worldwide and has often described as one that is dynamic, challenging and rewarding. Nurses are considered to be one of the largest groups of health care professionals. It has been proven over and over again that both the profession and the professional have and continues to make significant contribution to mankind and the world in which we live.

Nursing is one of the most diverse professions. Once you become a Registered Nurse there are opportunities for career mobility. Nursing offers diverse choice in working settings. You can use your knowledge and experiences in settings such as hospitals, clinics, schools, community, long term care facilities and even with international organizations. There are many areas of specialization requiring different types of training and degree preparation. These include clinical specialist, public health, education, administration, research, policy making and much more. The opportunity also exists for you to change from one realm of nursing to another. The potential for a nurse is unlimited.

Nurses can gain professional as well as personal satisfaction and growth. As a nurse you can make a real difference in people's lives through direct and indirect practice. The level or quality of care offered can change an individual from one who is totally dependent to one who has some level of independence. Nurses provide support and care in the promotion of health, prevention of illness or diseases, restoration of health and advocate for patients their families and the community. Nurses together, can make positive changes to health care policies, practices and systems.

Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Compassion
  • Competence
  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Professionalism
  • Responsibility
  • Standards








2017 RENR 100%
Employment 100%
Community Service 100%
Volunteerism 100%
Incident-Free Days 100%