Nursing is the career where science, art, technology, and human touch connect. The newest advances in science and technology are incorporated into direct client care through prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health conditions and delivery of services. The Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Nursing program graduates practitioners who demonstrate professional values and adhere to professional practice standards and ethical codes. General education and nursing courses prepare students to interact with diverse populations across the lifespan. Students are provided varied clinical experiences to facilitate responsibilities of the practitioner. The focus is on provision of care, delegation and management, membership within the profession of nursing, and commitment to lifelong learning.