John A Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate Degree Nursing Program provides practical nurses the opportunity to achieve an associate degree in nursing and take the NCLEX-RN Exam; builds on the practical nurse program of education in communication skills, nursing process, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, nutrition, pharmacology, psychology, and basic nursing skills; provides appropriate educational opportunities to prepare the
graduate to adhere to standards and scope of practice as set forth in the Illinois Nursing Act of 2000; and creates an environment that encourages
lifelong learning and professional development.
This unique program is designed to prepare the student for the practice of professional nursing as defined in the Illinois Nursing Act and meets the
requirements for schools approved for associate degree nursing by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.
The applicant should contact the Assessment Office at the College and request an admissions packet for the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing Program is designed to provide an individual with the knowledge and skills to function as a safe and effective member of the
health care team in the role of the practical nurse. Classroom theory, laboratory practice, and clinical experience are included in this three semester certificate program. This program is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the Illinois
Department of Professional Regulations, and the ICCB. The accreditation and approval of these agencies allow a graduate of the program to do the
1. Write the CAT-NCLEX-PN Examination. (This is the licensing examination that a graduate of any nursing program must pass in order to be
employed as a practical nurse.)
2. Be employed as a practical nurse in any health care setting of choice, including state and federal institutions.
3. Be employed in any state in the nation.
Some agencies and the military may have additional requirements for employment.