When individuals embark upon careers in the health professions, they must demonstrate the personal and professional integrity necessary to maintain the fundamental trust that society places on these respected professions.

All members of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis community are obligated to be aware of and subscribe to ethical values, codes and standards of conduct which are adopted at the levels of the university, the Davis campus, UC Davis Health and the School of Nursing.

University of California Statement of Ethical Values and Standards of Ethical Conduct

Members of the University of California community are committed to the highest ethical standards in furtherance of our mission of teaching, research and public service. We recognize that we hold the university in trust for the people of the State of California. Our policies, procedures and standards provide guidance for application of the ethical values stated below in our daily life and work as members of this community.

Pursuit of the University of California mission of teaching, research and public service requires a shared commitment to the core values of the university as well as a commitment to the ethical conduct of all university activities. In that spirit, the Standards of Ethical Conduct are a statement of our belief in ethical, legal and professional behavior in all of our dealings inside and outside the university.

Visit UC Statement of Ethical Values and Standards for the full text.

University of California Code of Conduct for Students

Students are members of both society and the university community, with attendant rights and responsibilities. Students are expected to comply with all laws and with university policies and campus regulations.

Visit the Office of Student Support and Judicial Affairs for full policies including the UC Policy on Student Conduct and Discipline and the Code of Academic Conduct.

UC Davis Health Code of Conduct

The UC Davis Health Code of Conduct applies to all students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Students at the School of Nursing are responsible for knowing the UC Davis Health Code of Conduct and following it.

Visit the UC Davis Health Compliance Department for full text.

UC Davis Principles of Community

The University of California, Davis, is first and foremost an institution of learning and teaching, committed to serving the needs of society. Our campus community reflects and is a part of a society comprising all races, creeds and social circumstances.

Visit The Principles of Community for full text.

Statement on Professionalism

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing expects students to develop the interpersonal skills, professional comportment and positive attitudes necessary to function in a manner that is consistent with professional practice.

Visit the School of Nursing Statement on Professionalism for full text.