It is a privilege to provide you with information about the Nursing program at Grace College. Grace teams with the Bethel College School of Nursing in Mishawaka, Indiana to offer the Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) on the Grace Campus.
The ADN prepares students for the state board exam for licensure as a registered nurse.The Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) is available on the Grace campus.
The basic A.D.N program is for full-time students, and may be completed in 2–3 years. Due to the intense nature of this program, many students find it helpful to take some required college courses prior to nursing courses. These can be completed at Grace College. Clinical experiences are arranged in healthcare facilities in the communities near the Grace College campus.
LPNs desiring to become Registered Nurses (RNs) should contact the Bethel College School of Nursing for available options.
To learn more, see Bethel's program details.
Examples of courses in this major:
The study of the basic gross and microscopic anatomy with an introduction to body organization, cytology and histology. This course includes an in-depth study of several major organ systems.
Anatomy and Physiology II is a continuation of Anatomy and Physiology I with a focus on the remaining organ systems.
An introductory study of microorganisms dealing with the morphology, physiology and cultivation and identification of microbes and their role in the environment. Other areas studied include: immunology, genetics, metabolism, food, preservation, and diseases.
A course designed to give the student a broad introduction to general, organic, and biological chemistry. The lecture emphasizes general chemical concepts while the laboratory concentrates on techniques and data handling.
An introduction to psychology as the study of human behavior. Basic principles of psychology will be explored including the process of learning, memory, perception, sensation, motivation, and emotion. Personal and social aspects of human development will be emphasized.
The individuals who will challenge you to learn:
B.S. in Nursing, University of Iowa; M.A. in Administration and Curriculum, Gonzaga University; M.S.N., Ball State University
Soon after receiving her nursing education, Professor Reimer enrolled in an Advanced Practical Obstetrics certificate course that prepared nurses to deliver babies in remote areas of the world. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse for 15 years before teaching maternity to students in a 3-year diploma program. Prof. Reimer continued to work part-time in the hospital setting to help her keep abreast of the changes in maternity nursing. When she takes nursing students to the Maternity Unit for practical learning experience, she is able to teach the most current practices. Professor Reimer's special interest is helping students find opportunities to use their nursing skills for aiding under-served populations around the world. She promotes the Global Missions Health Conference in Louisville, Kentucky the 2nd Thursday - Saturday of November each year by arranging housing and transportation for interested students.
B.S. in Nursing, Ball State University, Muncie, IN; M.S. in Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Professor Hoffer started her nursing career as a staff nurse in critical care and then move to a staff development instructor position. This teaching experience spurred her to seek a nursing education faculty positions in Michigan and Indiana. Prof. Hoffer completed a sociological research study on "sick role" behaviors. She is active in professional organizations, such as the American Critical Care Association and Indiana State Nursing Association.
Some of the positions you can obtain: