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Nursing, Associate Degree (ADN/RN)

MCC Associate Degree Nursing

Applications for the program are accepted throughout the year, with a new class beginning each August.

ADN/RN Curriculum

ADN555 Medical-Surgical Nursing I 3 credits Fall Term 1 (8 weeks)
ADN114 Foundations of Professional Nursing 2.5 credits Fall Term 1 (8 weeks)
ADN431 Family Centered/Maternal Newborn Nursing 3.5 credits Fall Terms 1 & 2 (16 weeks)
ADN556 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 3 credits Fall Term 2 (8 weeks)
ADN431 (continued) Family Centered/Maternal Newborn Nursing 3.5 credits Fall Terms 1 & 2 (16 weeks)
ADN557 Medical-Surgical Nursing III 3 credits Spring Term 1 (8 weeks)
ADN441 Pediatric Nursing Concepts 3.5 credits Spring Terms 1 & 2 (16 weeks)
ADN558 Medical-Surgical Nursing IV 3 credits Spring Term 2 (8 weeks)
ADN471 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 3.5 credits Spring Term 2 (8 weeks)
ADN441 (continued) Pediatric Nursing Concepts 3.5 credits Spring Terms 1 & 2 (16 weeks)
ADN559 Medical-Surgical Nursing V 3 credits Summer Term (5 weeks)
ADN815 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice 1.5 credits Summer Term (5 weeks)

Clinical Requirements

Associate Degree Nursing students must complete clinical rotations while in the program. The total number of clinical hours required for the entire Associate Degree Nursing program is broken down between six different clinical rotations and a preceptorship at the end of the program. Each student will gain clinical experience in the areas of medical/surgical nursing, obstetrics, pediatrics and mental health nursing in the hospital setting. Students will also receive clinical experience in specialty settings such as public health, leadership and school nurse. Clinical rotations are taught by full-time nursing faculty and adjunct clinical nursing faculty.

Nursing Advisor

Valerie Ruiz

Valerie Ruiz

Valerie Ruiz joined Iowa Valley in August 2011. Prior to arriving she attended Marshalltown Community College earning an Associate in Arts D...

Valerie Ruiz joined Iowa Valley in August 2011. Prior to arriving she attended Marshalltown Community College earning an Associate in Arts Degree in 2007. She then pursed her Bachelor of Arts degree and double majored in Finance and Banking and Business Management in 2009. Valerie is a current Iowa State graduate student working towards her...

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