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Practical Nursing Program at Iowa Lakes Community College ranked Best in Iowa

Fri 9-4-2020 3200 College Dr, Emmetsburg, IA

(Emmetsburg)-A nursing program at Iowa Lakes Community College has been ranked as Best in the State, KUOO's Becky Thoreson has the story:

Practical Nursing Program at Iowa Lakes Community College ranked Best in Iowa 

Iowa Lakes Community College has received a 1st place ranking as the best Practical Nursing Program in the State of Iowa by practicalnursing.org.

Tammy Shimon, Director of Nursing Education explains.  "It's a wonderful recognition for the nursing faculty because of their hard work and dedication to the students and to make sure that those nurses have the utmost current information to make them excellent practitioners when they graduate and get out in the field, and so, it's taking pride in their efforts."

She adds that the program aims to stay current with all of the changes in the industry.  "We have so many advances that are going on in health care at the moment and new and ever-changing protocols and regimens for different illnesses especially during this pandemic and with the coronavirus.  There are all sorts of new protocols and standards to follow with this pandemic."

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