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LPN Programs in Iowa

LPN Programs in Iowa

You will need to complete an LPN training program that has been approved by the Board of Nursing in Iowa, if you wish to be able to sit for the licensing exam. The course will prepare you to successfully pass the exam and to work well as a licensing practical nurse. Your training will last for about 1 to 1 ½ years. During that time, you will cover many different materials.

The LPN training program will teach you all the background information you need to work as a nurse. You will also have the opportunity to complete clinical training in various different hospitals. You will learn to work everywhere from a surgical floor to a maternity wing. You will learn to work with newborns, children, the elderly and everyone in between.
Featured LPN Programs in Iowa

Des Moines Area Community College

Des Moines Area Community College is located near the junction of Porter Avenue and Southwest 9th Street near the South Town Park. The nursing programs at Des Moines are highly acclaimed with a pass rate of 95% for NCLEX-PN exams and 86% for NCLEX-RN exams.

Eastern Iowa Community College

Eastern Iowa Community College Davenport Campus is located near the intersection of West River Drive and North Ripley Street. The PN program at Eastern Iowa Community College is an 11-month course after which the students can take the NCLEX-PN exams.

Hawkeye Community College

Hawkeye Community College Cedar Falls is located just off Technology Parkway right next to the Community Memorial Hospital. The PN program at Hawkeye is a 2-semester and 1 eight-week session course and must be completed within 3 years if taken with long breaks,

Indian Hills Community College

Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Campus is located on Grandview Avenue near the Ottumwa Learning Resource Library. The PN program at Indian Hills Community College is a 1-year (4 terms) course with new students only admitted in the Summer and Winter terms.

Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge Campus is located at the junction of Triton Circle and Triton Drive very near the Fort Museum & Frontier Village. The PN program at Iowa Central Community College is a concentrated 2-semester course preparing students to work as Practical Nurses in a wide variety of healthcare settings.

Iowa Lakes Community College

Iowa Lakes Community College Emmetsburg Campus is located on 360th Street between 410th Avenue and 420th Avenue. The PN program at Iowa Lakes Community College can either be taken as a full-time day course or a part-time evening course.

Iowa Valley Community College

Iowa Valley Community College District (Marshalltown Community College) is located just off South Center Street just where it meets Quebec Route 366. The career ladder PN program at Iowa Valley Community allows the student to either appear for the NCLEX-PN exams or continue studying for the NCLEX-RN exams.

Iowa Western Community College

Iowa western Community College is located on College Road near Indian Hills Park in the Council Bluffs area. The PN program at Iowa Western Community College is a 1-year course providing students with the opportunity to learn from highly qualified physicians and registered nurses.

Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Campus is located on Tower Road Southwest just off Kirkwood Boulevard Southwest. The PN Program at Kirkwood Community College is a 5-semester course with focus on clinical practice that begins right in the first semester.

Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences Des Moines Campus is located on 6th Avenue between Crocker Street and School Street. The PN program at Mercy College of Health Sciences is a 5-semester 72 credit hours course with 33 credit hours from liberal arts and sciences and 39 credit hours of nursing.

Northeast Iowa Community College

Northeast Iowa Community College Peosta Campus is located on Enterprise Drive just off Sundown Road. The PN program at Northeast Iowa Community College is unique in the sense that it has no fixed duration. The students can complete it in as short or long a time as their other engagements permit.

North Iowa Area Community College

North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Campus is located on College Drive just off 12th Street Northeast. The PN program at North Iowa Area Community College can be completed in 2 terms and a summer session. The students completing this course can take the NCLEX-PN exams.

Northwest Iowa Community College

Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon Campus is located right at the intersection of West Park Street and Marsh Avenue. The PN program at Northwest Iowa Community College is offered in two options. Students can opt to take the 2-semester accelerated course or the 4-semester extended course depending on other activities.