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2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate Degree Nursing, AAS

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Campus: Clinton and Scott Community Colleges

The Registered Nurse (RN) works to promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness.

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nurses. See Professional Licensure for more information.

The Nursing program is accredited by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

In addition to the general admission requirements of the college, applicants to this program must meet specific program admission criteria. The application process and admission requirements for the Nursing programs can be found at www.eicc.edu/nursing.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate Degree Nursing program, students will be able to:

  1. Practice professional nursing behaviors incorporating personal responsibility and accountability for continued competence.
  2. Communicate professionally and effectively with the individual, support system, and members of the interdisciplinary health team.
  3. Integrate knowledge of the holistic needs of the individual to provide an individual centered assessment.
  4. Accept responsibility and accountability for professional behavior and the delivery of safe, quality nursing care.
  5. Facilitate biopsychosocial adaptation of persons through activities that promote, restore, and support an optimal state of health.
  6. Utilize the nursing process in professional practice to formulate evidenced-based clinical judgments and management decisions.
  7. Practice professional ethical standards as defined by the American Nurses Association.
  8. Manage health care for the individual using cost effective nursing strategies, quality improvement processes, and current technologies.

Plan of Study

Prerequisite Course

Term Total: 3.00 Credits

Term Total: 19.00 Credits

Term Total: 19.00 Credits

Term 3 - Summer

Term Total: 6.00 Credits

Term Total: 17.00 Credits

Term Total: 10.00 Credits

Term 6

Term Total: 2.50 Credits

Associate Degree, Nursing, AAS Total: 76.50 Credits


Students who successfully complete this AAS program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Registered Nursing.

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).


If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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