Kate Gilbert
Staff Associate
(970) 339-6424

Program Description

Associate Degree Nurse

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

The Aims Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program provides students with the opportunity to learn skills to care for patients of all ages in a variety of healthcare settings. In addition to learning technical skills used in providing care, major emphasis is placed on the development of the attributes of critical thinking and professionalism. This rigorous program offers theoretical and applied instruction in classrooms, simulated laboratories, and clinical settings. The ability to synthesize information and then coherently and succinctly communicate the information in written assignments is critical for program success.

A practical nurse exit option is available for students who successfully complete the first year of Nursing Program and the course NUR 169: Transition to Practical Nursing.