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NLNAC -accrediting agency
Iowa Board of Nursing - approval agency
LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse
What do LPNs do?
Where do LPNs work?
Job outlook and salaries for LPNs
Training programs for LPNs
What is the difference between an LPN and an RN?
RN - Registered Nurse
Where do RNs work?
What do RNs do?
Job outlook and salaries for RNs
Training programs for RNs
AACN: Nursing Shortage Fact Sheet
American Nurses Association
National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses, Inc
Nursing Spectrum: list of nursing career specialties
Program Overview - diagram of program pathways
Academic Standards - plus restart diagrams
Outcomes -for Practical Nursing (PN) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
I am a high school graduate - or will be soon
I am an LPN and want to become an RN
I want to earn a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)
My Nursing license was denied, suspended, surrendered or revoked
Full-time program options - Ankeny, Boone, Carroll and Newton Campus
Evening program option - Urban/Des Moines Campus
Who to contact for what questions?
Names and contact information.
Planning for a Major in Nursing - Do you have what it takes?
Skills and Abilities
Recommended High School Courses
What do you need to know before you enter Nursing School?
Reality Check - a letter from the Director of Nursing Education
Planning Ahead - Strategies for Success from the National Student Nurses Association
If nursing doesn't match your goals, DMACC
offers 10 other career education programs.
Program Entry Requirements
Practical Nursing/Associate Degree Nursing
Application Check list.pdf plus What to do while you wait
Information Sessions - schedule
TEAS-V Fact Sheet for Students
PN to ADN Assessment Test - Fact Sheet for Students
PN to ADN Assessment Test Schedule
Advanced Standing/Associate Degree Nursing
Application Check List Adv Standing
How to Apply
Health and Immunization Records
Graduation Application - why you must apply
Graduates looking for a job?
Policies - Student Handbook
Progression.pdf - diagram of order in which courses are taken
Practical Nursing Curriculum
Associate Degree Nursing Curriculum
Advanced Standing Associate Degree Nursing (LPN to RN)
Criminal Background Checks
General Information - including links to campus maps
Getting Into The Program
The Waiting List