Nursing: Practical Nursing (LPN)

Practical Nursing Careers

Graduates often work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, urgent care centers, and physicians’ offices.

Starting Wages: $31,900 - $38,200 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Workforce Development forecasts more than 345 openings each year for licensed practical nurses through 2022.

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Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Student Success Specialist: Pre-Health

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Student Success Specialist: Health Science

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Pre-Health Advisor

Heidi Hudson
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1079
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Program Chair

Shawn Buhrow
Grundy Hall 173
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Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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