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Associate Degree Nursing

Associate in Applied Science


Modes of Instruction

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Kaskaskia College's Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to patients of various ages in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, physician’s offices, and community agencies. With a dedicated and experienced faculty, a state-of-the-art Nursing Education Center, a simulation lab, and convenient clinical sites, students attending Kaskaskia College can earn their degrees and become practicing nurses in as little as one or two years. New students are admitted four times per year, and excellent clinical experiences begin your first week of class! KC's program also prepares you if you wish to continue your educational career at a four-year college or university.

The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares students to pass the NCLEX-RN examination and practice as Registered Nurses. Current Program Outcome results include:

  • NCLEX-RN pass rate 95%
  • Job placement rate as Registered Nurses 100%
  • Program completion within 6 semesters or less 58%

To apply to the College, please click the Apply button below. To apply to this program, scroll to the bottom of the page and under “Additional Information”, choose the Allied Health Applications link.

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How to Apply to the Program

1. Apply to Kaskaskia College (see link above).

2. Fill out the Allied Health Application. The link contains applications to all the Kaskaskia College Allied Health Programs.

Questions? Learn more about the Nursing Program Application Process.

End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Provide safe, quality, evidence-based care to meet the unique needs of diverse patients, families, and community groups.
  • Demonstrates therapeutic communication that is caring and respectful with the patients, families, and healthcare team.
  • Practices patient advocacy.
  • Utilizes evidence-based practices to make clinical judgments.
  • Prioritizes organized care of multiple patients.
  • Practices behaviors showing reliable, ethical, and legal responsibility.
  • Utilizes evidence-based knowledge to teach prevention and health promotion practices.

Program Details

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Nursing Faculty

Ali Albers

Ali Albers

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Marsha Baro

Marsha Baro

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Lisa Barrow

Lisa Barrow

Professor of Nursing
Shelby Guthrie

Shelby Guthrie

CNA Program Coordinator
Kaylee Hilmes

Kaylee Hilmes

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Nichole Macon

Nichole Macon

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Rebecca McElhose

Rebecca McElhose

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tessa Opfer

Tessa Opfer

Associate Professor of Nursing
Lisa Ring

Lisa Ring

Associate Professor of Nursing
Kim Storm

Kim Storm

Associate Professor of Nursing
KC Strieker

KC Strieker

Associate Professor of Nursing
Whitney Wadkins

Whitney Wadkins

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Contact Us

Megan Holtmann

Dean of Health Sciences

Phone  |  618-545-3331

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