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Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing

The Iowa Lakes Community College Practical Nursing (PN) program prepares graduates as entry-level practical nurses. Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam upon completion of the program. The licensed practical nurse provides patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in hospitals, long term care facilities, physicians’ offices, and home health care agencies. 

How do I apply to the Nursing Program?

  1. Submit the Iowa Lakes Community College application online at www.iowalakes.edu indicating Nursing.
  2. Complete the Nursing Program admission checklist.
  3. Submit the Nursing Program admission checklist with supporting documents to Iowa Lakes Community College Nursing Office, 3200 College Drive, Emmetsburg, IA
    a.  High School Transcripts
    b.  College Transcript(s)
    c.  ACT and/or Accuplacer Results
  4. In compliance with 655 Iowa Administrative Code 2.10(6), students and prospective students are hereby notified that they may not take courses with a clinical or practicum component or both, if they had:
    a. been denied licensure by the board of nursing
    b. their license suspended, surrendered or revoked in any U.S. jurisdiction
    c. their license suspended, surrendered or revoked in another country due to disciplinary action
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