Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Associate Degree Nursing, AAS


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Associate Degree Nursing
Associate Degree NursingDevelop the skills needed to excel as a nurse in both clinic and hospital settings while earning an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). After completing the program, you'll become eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Licensed nurses have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, from hospitals and rehabilitation centers to schools and community health centers.

Program Acceptance Requirements
In order to qualify for the Iowa Lakes Nursing Associate Degree program, applicants need to complete one of the following options:
Option #1

  1. Attain a GPA of 2.5 or higher in the following college science courses. In order for courses to be considered the student must have a grade C or higher.
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab (BIO-168), 4 credits
    • College Chemistry and Lab (CHM-151), 4 credits
    • Introductory Biology and Lab (BIO-105) or Microbiology and Lab (BIO-186), 4 credits
  2. ACT results:
    • Composite score of 20*
    • The composite score will be based on English, reading, mathematics, and science scores. The additional "Writing Test" is not required.

Option #2

  1. Attain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the following college level science courses. In order for courses to be considered the student must have a grade C or higher.
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab (BIO-168), 4 credits
    • College Chemistry and Lab (CHM-151), 4 credits
    • Introductory Biology and Lab (BIO-105) or Microbiology and Lab (BIO-186), 4 credits
  2. Students that do not attain a GPA of 3.0 will have other college science course grades evaluated for acceptance.
  3. ACT and Accuplacer results:
    • Composite score of 19 on ACT and Accuplacer (college placement exam) equivalent results.*
    • The composite score will be based on ACT results of English, reading, mathematics, and science scores. The additional "Writing Test" is not required.

Option #3

  1. Attain a GPA of 2.5 or higher in 12 credits of college level science courses. In order for courses to be considered the student must have a grade C or higher.
  2. ACT results:
    • Composite score of 19*
    • The composite score will be based on English, reading, mathematics, and science scores. The additional "Writing Test" is not required.

*Request that the ACT sends official results to the Iowa Lakes Admissions Office. Hand delivered results will not be accepted.
Register for the ACT exam by visiting http://www.actstudent.org


Associate Degree Nursing Program Outcomes

Provider of Care

  1. Utilize the nursing process to provide ethically safe patient care within the scope of practice for the registered nurse.
  2. Deliver appropriate, individualized nursing skills.

Member of the Profession of Nursing

  1. Demonstrate professionalism in the role of the registered nurse within the healthcare system.
  2. Demonstrates critical thinking skills through implementation of Evidence Based Practice.

Manager of Care

  1. Use communication techniques in providing culturally competent care throughout the life span.
  2. Apply knowledge of health promotion and maintenance across the life span.

Faculty Contact

 Faculty Contact

 

Tammy ShimonTammy Shimon
712-852-5293
tshimon@iowalakes.edu

 

 

 

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Related Documents

     Cost Sheet

     NCLEX Exam Pass Percentage

     Nursing Program Information

     Physical Form, Waiver of Liability and TB Conversion Assessment Self Report

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