Associate Degree Nursing Program

The Associate Degree Nursing program will prepare students for this exciting career with concentrated classroom studies and extensive clinical work (720 hours) based in a wide-range of health care settings. The first two semesters are identical in both the Practical Nursing (PN) program and the Associate Degree Nursing program enabling students to finish with the PN diploma after the first summer, and/or continue in the ADN program.

Associate Degree Nursing Careers

  • Out-patient Clinics
  • Schools
  • Home/Public Health
  • Occupational Industries
  • Physicians Offices
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Medical-Surgical Units
  • Critical Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Insurance Companies
  • Rehabilitation

Course Schedule

More Information

Fort Dodge Faculty & Staff

John Hansen
Dean of STEMM
515-574-1245
hansen_j@iowacentral.edu
Christina Foth
Director of Nursing
515-574-1316
foth@iowacentral.edu
Raeann Dischler
Associate
Office: AST-201C
515-574-1309
dischler@iowacentral.edu
Christel Becker
Instructor
515-574-1306
becker_c@iowacentral.edu
Sara Carlson
Instructor
515-574-1317
carlson_s@iowacentral.edu
Heidi Clark
Instructor
515-574-1305
clark_h@iowacentral.edu
Abbey Devers
Instructor
515-574-1313
devers@iowacentral.edu
Jennifer Leffler
Instructor
515-574-1310
leffler@iowacentral.edu
Denise Norem
Instructor
515-574-1304
norem@iowacentral.edu
Lindsay Eslick
Compliance Coordinator
515-574-1320
eslick@iowacentral.edu

Storm Lake Faculty & Staff

John Hansen
Dean of STEMM
515-574-1245
hansen_j@iowacentral.edu
Christina Foth
Director of Nursing
515-574-1316
foth@iowacentral.edu
Gretchen Miller
Associate
712-732-2991
miller_g@iowacentral.edu
Carrie Kephart
Program Coordinator
712-749-2517
kephart@iowacentral.edu
Amy Schmidt
Instructor
712-749-2516
schmidt_a@iowacentral.edu

Webster City Faculty & Staff

John Hansen
Dean of STEMM
515-574-1245
hansen_j@iowacentral.edu
Christina Foth
Director of Nursing
515-574-1316
foth@iowacentral.edu
Joan O'Hearn
Associate
515-832-1632
ohearn@iowacentral.edu
Betty Daniel
Program Coordinator
515-832-1632
daniel@iowacentral.edu

Accreditation Information

Click here to download the Associate Degree Nursing Program Accreditation information

Iowa Community colleges have developed the following Core Performance Standards for all applicants to Health Care Career Programs.  These standards are based upon required abilities that are compatible with effective performance in health care careers.  Applicants unable to meet the Core Performance Standards are responsible for discussing the possibility of reasonable accommodations with the designated institutional office.  To view the full Iowa Core Performance Standards, click here.