To become a licensed practical nurse in Iowa you would start your training at one of the LPN programs in Iowa. We’ve included some information you may want to know before enrolling in one of the LPN schools in Iowa. Almost all of the LPN programs in Iowa require that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent. It is advisable to contact the admissions office of the schools for any other prerequisites for enrollment. You will be able to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) once you have completed one of the LPN programs in Iowa. This exam is necessary to get your license to work.
LPN Jobs in Iowa
2011 Employment: 7,660
2018 Projected Employment: 9,130
The Iowa Board of Nursing requires LPNs in Iowa must have the following prior to employment:
• A high school diploma or an accepted equivalent
• To successfully graduate from an approved practical nursing program
• To have passed the NCLEX-PN