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Practical Nursing

at Itasca Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 40
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is a 40-credit course providing carefully selected classroom instruction and clinical practice which enables the student to meet the basic needs of patients and function as a practical nurse. Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, computers, etc. are held on campus. Itasca Medical Center, CNC, Itasca Nursing Home, Leisure Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center, Homestead Nursing Home, Grand Rapids Clinic, Deer River Clinic, Big Fork clinic, International Falls Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Health Center, provide the primary facilities for clinical practice. Additional observational experiences are provided in other community health care facilities.

Program Locations

  • Itasca Community College 55744
  • Rainy River Community College 56649
  • Lakewood Health Center, Baudette 56623

Labor Market Information

  • Licensed Practical Nurses

  • Median wage: $20.36/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Itasca Community College
Itasca Community College
1851 E. Highway 169 Grand Rapids, MN 55744 Toll-Free: (800) 996-6422 Local: (218) 322-2340 TTY: (218) 322-2438 Email: