Practical Nursing (LPN) Evening Courses

Award: Diploma (Diploma)
Required number of credits: 46.5
Program Start: Fall

2021–2022 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2021. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Students must achieve a minimum "B" grade in all prerequisite courses and an 80% in all other courses required to complete the program.

Additional prerequisite coursework is required for program acceptance. See Admissions Requirements for more information.

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BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4 $846.00
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4 $878.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $622.50
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions E 2 $415.00
HSC-168 Nurse Aide * E 3.5 $973.25
Total Credits 16.5

* HSC-168 must be completed through an accredited college or show proof of CNA Registry. Applicants will need to provide an official transcript showing successful course completion or work with Admissions to confirm being on the Iowa Direct Care Worker Registry.

Semester 1 — Fall
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $622.50
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $830.00
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4 $830.00
Math Elective
PNN-115 Introduction to Nursing E 4 $860.00
PNN-116 Introduction to Nursing Skills Lab E 2 $2300.00
PNN-117 Nursing Clinical I E 1 $482.50
PNN-122 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 $435.00
Total Credits 12

Semester 2 — Spring
BIO-151 Nutrition O E 3 $622.50
PNN-118 Nursing Clinical II E 1 $207.50
PNN-214 Basic Health Alterations A E 3 $622.50
PNN-216 Health Promotion & Maintenance Across the Lifespan E 2 $415.00
PNN-218 Nursing Clinical III 1 $307.50
PNN-219 Foundations of Nursing Skills Lab 2 $415.00
Total Credits 12

Semester 3 — Summer
PNN-215 Basic Health Alterations B E 3 $622.50
PNN-221 Nursing Clinical IV 1 $207.50
PNN-319 Issues and Trends in Practical Nursing Leadership 2 $448.00
Total Credits 6

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $830.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $622.50
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $622.50
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $830.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $830.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $830.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2021–2022 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Last Names: A – I

Lisa Wright
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
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Schedule an appointment with Lisa Wright

Last Names: J – R

J. Heim
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
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Schedule an appointment with J. Heim

Last Names: S – Z

Vic Palmer
Tama Hall 105i
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Schedule an appointment with Vic Palmer

Program Chair

Tiffany Meike
Tama Hall 110
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Administrative Assistant

Brenda Bartz
Grundy Hall 135
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Science and Health Sciences

Dr. Gene Leutzinger, DNP
Grundy Hall 135
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