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Ft Dodge, Iowa RN Programs

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Ft Dodge RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of a nursing program approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN can be 2-3 years)

Free Nursing School in Ft Dodge?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Iowa. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Iowa. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Iowa.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

More programs in this area

Des Moines Area Community College
800 Porter Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
Coe College
1220 1st Ave NE # 1
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Mt. Mercy College
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
Iowa Western Community College
2700 College Rd.
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
Southwestern Community College
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, Iowa 50801
Eastern Iowa Community College District
306 West River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52801
Saint Ambrose University
518 W Locust St.
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101
Grand View University
1200 Grandview Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50316
Mercy College - Health Science
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Clarke College
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
The University of Dubuque
2000 University Avenue
Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Iowa Lakes Community College
3200 College Drive
Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536
Iowa Central Community College
One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
University of Iowa
50 Newton Road
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Graceland University
1 University Place
Lamoni, Iowa 50140
Iowa Valley Community College District
3702 South Center Street
Marshalltown, Iowa 50158
North Iowa Area Community College
500 College Drive
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Iowa Wesleyan College
601 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641