The mission of the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney Central College Associate Degree Nursing Program is to provide educational opportunities for qualified persons to enter the profession of nursing. This mission is achieved by providing a quality, balanced curriculum of general education and nursing courses.
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Olney Central College Associate Degree Nursing Program is committed to excellence in education through innovative teaching and collaboration with the communities we serve. We value and will promote integrity, respect of diversity, competence, and personal and professional development as we facilitate students as members of the profession of nursing and citizens of the broader community. Our values are a reflection of the culture and character of the program and guide us in achieving our vision.
We endeavor to adhere to a consistent standard of ethical behavior that is grounded in the Code of Ethics for Nurses.
We seek to develop cooperative relationships which reduce conflict, build trust, and create networks for sharing information and for mutual learning.
We invest persons with the responsibility for maintaining knowledge and skills appropriate to their roles and support initiatives to meet this responsibility.
We encourage persons to engage in activities that nurture mind, body and spirit and enhance maturation as a person and a professional.
We recognize the dignity, strength and uniqueness of each person and strive to provide an environment of mutual respect.