Hawkeye Community College
1501 East Orange Rd.
Waterloo, Iowa 50704
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program prepares students for entry-level practice as registered nurses and provides upward mobility for licensed practical nurses.
Students gain clinical practice in local hospitals, public mental health institutions, community health agencies, public school nursing, and local long-term care facilities.
Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing program are eligible to take the national and state/regional examinations for licensure, which is required to practice as a Registered Nurse in any state. Please keep in mind, a social security number is required in order to take exams and apply for licensure.
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing program prepares students for entry-level practice as licensed practical nurses. Approximately one-half of the instructional time is spent in actual clinical practice in hospitals and nursing homes under the supervision of nursing instructors.
Students are trained in nursing fundamentals, growth and development, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, medical surgical nursing including gerontology, maternal-child nursing, and mental health concepts.
Graduates are eligible to take the national and state/regional examinations for licensure, which is required to practice in any state. Please keep in mind, a social security number is required in order to take exams and apply for licensure.