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Iowa State nursing certificate

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Find information about Iowa State nursing certificate, registering in a technical training program, and taking practice exams for free online. Which college degrees offer you the best chances of finding employment after graduation? If you complete the nursing certificate program, for example, there are a variety of specializations that may appeal to you, such as medical assisting or occupational rehabilitation. Further, due to advances in medical systems, there is a growing skill-shortage of graduates from nursing certificate programs, and nursing professionals in general.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) designation is the first step in becoming a nurse. After Becoming a CNA, you will assist in caring for patients by monitoring vital statistics, bathing, feeding and maintaining personal hygiene. Most CNA programs can be completed within a few months, allowing you to begin working. As the public ages, nursing care has become a major source of employment for new technical program graduates.

The next step in a nursing career is to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). This is a one year long program, in which you'll work under an RN, and be assigned advanced care work. Practice requirements for LPNs vary from state to state, but basic duties include passing meds, wound care, and administering feeding tubes. 1-year nursing certificate programs train students to pass the licensing test, in order to become an LPN or LVN. It is common for 90% or more of the class to find nursing jobs within 6 months. You don't have to become a registered nurse to make good money, as a licensed practical nurse with several years of work experience can earn well over $40,000 a year.


Direct Support Staff / Caregiving (1e) - FULL TIME
Vodec - Ames, IA
Caregiver, care giver, services, human, dsp, direct support professional, rsa, residential, assistant, health, care, healthcare, disabled, disabilities, cna,...
4 hours ago
RN Clinical Care Reviewer
Alls Well Healthcare - Ames, IA
Using clinical knowledge and nursing experience, the nurse reviews provider requests for inpatient and outpatient services, working closely with members and...
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RN-Infusion Center-Mercy Medical Center-PT.8 (D/E)
Mercy Medical Center - Ames, IA
Nursing, and the community. Administers nursing care to patients; Polices, nursing standards, and professional judgement....
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RN -Cardiac Surgical ICU- Mercy Medical Center FT .9 (Day/Night)
Mercy Medical Center - Ames, IA
Independently delivers nursing care using the. High-quality nursing care to patients of all ages. Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Medical Center policies, nursing...
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Physical Therapist
HealthPRO®/Heritage - Ames, IA
Work with nursing staff, resident and families to maximize resident's use of functional abilities. Utilizing a prescribed format....
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CNA-Patient Care Tech-Infusion Center-Mercy Medical Center-FT (D/E)
Mercy Medical Center - Ames, IA
Completion of 75-hour, 120-hour or 150-hour Certified Nursing Assistant program OR be listed as having passed CNA competency testing on the Iowa Direct Care...
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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS
Consulate Health Care - Providence, RI
Cares for residents in nursing home, under direction of nursing and medical staff. Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements..
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NURSE CLINICAL COORDINATOR
Mount Sinai Health System - Yonkers, NY
Being a member of our nursing team at the Mount Sinai Health System is truly a badge of honor. Our nursing professionals provide leadership in a stimulating..
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Clinical Nurse - RN
SHARP HEALTHCARE - El Cajon, CA
Summary The Clinical Nurse RN is an integral part of the team with the opportunity to practice evidence-based care and utilize the nursing care process in a..
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Registered Nurse- PRN
Covenant Surgical Partners - Odessa, TX
The registered nurse is responsible for delivering safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, educative and individualized nursing care to patients and families..
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DSC Coordinator - Full Time
Saving Sight - Columbia, MO
Develop and promote positive and effective working relationships with all organizations/individuals involved in the donation process including the Organ..
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Technical Training Programs

Medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Training programs in medical assisting take about 1 year to complete, and lead to a certificate or degree. Some community colleges offer 2-year programs that lead to an associate's degree, with classroom and labs in anatomy and medical terminology. Medical assistants also learn how to code both paper and electronic health records (EHRs) and how to record patient information. There may be additional months of on-the-job training to complete, depending on the medical facility.

The National Commission for Certifying Agencies offers several certifications for medical assistants; Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant(CCMA), and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). Contact your state board of medicine for more information. Medical assistants held about 600,000 jobs in 2015, with a salary of approximately $30,590. Employment of medical assistants is projected to grow 23% yearly through 2025, much faster than average.

Online Tests - Free Practice!

This section offers practice tests in several subject areas. Each of the following multiple-choice tests has 10 questions to work on. No sign-up required, just straight to the test.
 




Nursing & Medical Job Listings

Healthcare jobs such as Registered Nurses, LPN's, LVN's and related Medical Technicians provide over 15 million jobs, and ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare-related. Most healthcare workers have careers such as nursing certificate, health technologists and technicians, medical records, billing and coding, diagnostic medical sonographers, radiologic technologists, and dental hygienists. As people age they have more medical problems, and hospitals will require more staff. Wages vary by the employer and area of the county. Aside from their salary, most medical jobs include excellent benefits, as well as retirement plans.

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Links below are updated hourly:Starting Salary
(up to)
10 Year Salary
(up to)
Dental Assistants$40,430$57,530
Dental Hygienists$40,430$57,530
Dietitians$34,450$53,250
EMT, Paramedics$29,390$65,280
Fitness Trainers$31,710$46,750
Nursing Aides$30,100$57,030
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)$54,480$84,780
Massage Therapists$33,000$62,670
Medical Assistants$26,980$37,140
Medical Lab Technicians$30,550$59,260
Mental Health$50,360$77,840
Occupational Therapist Assistants$42,110$58,270
Occupational Therapists$66,010$87,330
Pharmacy Tech$30,180$46,600
Physical Therapist Assistants$41,410$56,220
Public Health$52,250$72,250
Radiation Therapists$47,580$62,110
Radiologic Technicians$52,110$77,160
Rehabilitation$49,350$62,940
Respiratory Therapy Technicians$39,860$56,220
Surgical Technologists$39,680$73,630
Ultrasound$36,090$68,520
Veterinary Assistants$21,060$39,510
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Iowa State nursing certificate

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Iowa State
3410 Beardshear Hall
Ames, IA 50011
Nursing Jobs
(updated hourly)
Starting Salary
(up to)
Dental Assistants$34,670
EMT, Paramedics$29,390
Home Health Aides$30,100
Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)$54,480
Massage Therapists$33,000
Medical Assistants$26,980
Medical Lab Technicians$30,550
Mental Health$50,360
Pharmacy Tech$30,180
Physical Therapist Assistants$41,410
Radiologic Technicians$52,110
Registered Nurses (RN)$68,300
Respiratory Therapy Technicians$39,860
Surgical Technologists$39,680
Ultrasound$36,090
Veterinary Assistants$21,060
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