Professional Practice and Professional Development
Keeping the patient and family at the center of our care is the foundation of all that we do. An environment of exemplary professional practice promotes the professional nurse as:
Consultant and resource
Autonomous care provider
Establisher of interdisciplinary relationships
Promoter of quality of care and quality improvement
Our nursing staff are required to practice in accordance with the Connecticut Nurse Practice Act Chapter 378.
Professional Nursing Affiliations
Through our affiliations with Norwalk Community College, Fairfield University, Pace University, University of Connecticut, and Sacred Heart University, Stamford Hospital nurses have access to a wide variety of supervised clinical and observational experiences that include both inpatient and community rotations. This includes affiliations with undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as an onsite master of science and nursing (MSN) cohort with Sacred Heart University. The positive influence of these institutions creates a mutually beneficial experience for students, instructors and clinical staff.
Professional Development Educational Opportunities
Stamford Hospital Nursing Department is proud to open to the public this