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Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences
11th & Oak
Quincy, IL 62301
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About Blessing-Rieman College

Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences is a small, private college located in Quincy, IL. We offer Bachelor of Science in nursing degree program options, an online RN-BSN completion program, a Master of Science in nursing degree program and an Associate of Science in respiratory care degree program. We have been providing excellence in nursing and health care career education for more than 125 years.

Our Mission

To provide excellence and professional nursing and healthcare career education.

Our Vision

The College will be recognized as a caring and engaged learning community, committed to preparing health care leaders for success and lifelong learning, enriched by promoting whole-person care, quality and safety.

Our Values

  • Compassion
  • Dedication
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Quality
  • Respect
  • Safety

ICARE Standards

I   Initiative:

  • I will seek knowledge to enhance my skills and use what I learn in my daily work.

  • I will bring ideas for new opportunities and embrace change at Blessing-Rieman.

  • I will always anticipate my customer’s needs in order to create a positive experience.

  • I will be proactive in earning and maintaining the trust of all customers.

C  Communication:

  • I will consistently use AIDET in all encounters.

  • I will actively listen to customers and find answers to questions asked of me.

  • I will attempt to resolve conflict using open communication.

  • I will be a positive voice of the Blessing-Rieman and the Blessing Health System in the community.

  • I will report concerns regarding compliance and privacy.

A    Accountability:

  • I will put the needs of the customer first.

  • I will keep our environment safe and clean.

  • I will actively work to achieve the organizational goals.

  • I will follow through in a timely manner on all college commitments.

  • I will be responsible for the privacy of customers, by keeping all information confidential.

  • I will consistently use best practices in the college.

  • I will use all resources responsibly.  

  • I will conduct myself with the highest ethical standards.

R   Respect:

  • I will honor diversity at the college.

  • I will not engage in negativity or gossip.  

  • I will make eye contact, smile, and greet everyone I meet, offering to escort those who appear to need assistance.

  • I will give customers priority in hallways, elevators, and parking areas.

  • I will uphold the personal privacy, dignity, and rights of all customers.

E   Exceed Expectations:

  • I will seek ways to exceed customer expectations.

  • I will give 100% of my attention when interacting with customers, always putting them first.

  • I will show empathy to every customer, every time.

Our Leadership

Brenda Beshears, PhD, RN

Jan Akright, PhD(c), RN
Academic Dean

Jenna Crabtree, MBA
Assistant Dean for Support Services/Marketing

Karen Mayville, PhD, RN
Administrative Coordinator for Accreditation/Professor/MSN Program Director

Our Board of Trustees

David Boster, Chair
Reaugh Broemmel
Nikki Cain
Bill Daniels
Michael Hulsen
Norma McNay
Cathy Meckes
Chuck Scholz
Brenda Beshears, President/CEO,
Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Maureen Kahn, President/CEO, Blessing Health System

Permanent Guest
Pat Gerveler, Senior VP/CFO, Blessing Health System

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To learn more about Blessing-Rieman College or about the programs offered, please call (217) 228-5520, ext. 6905.