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Sioux City, Iowa - St. Luke's College, announces 2011 results of the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). The Iowa Board of Nursing released official 2011 NCLEX-RN testing data on January 23, 2012. Among Iowa's 30 pre-licensure nursing programs, St. Luke's College ranks at the top with 97.78% of first time test takers passing their licensure examination. St. Luke's College has exceeded both state and national passage rates. The success rate nationally is 87.90% with the state of Iowa at 86.28%. NCLEX-RN tests nursing graduates on proficiencies needed to perform safely and effectively as a newly licensed registered nurse. Passing the national examination indicates graduates have demonstrated competencies to launch a nursing career. All pre-licensure nursing graduates must successfully pass the NCLEX-RN examination to begin practice as a registered nurse.
"Our continued success rates on the NCLEX-RN examination is an accomplishment we are very proud of at St. Luke's College. Our recipe for success encompasses many factors, including effective faculty/staff/student relationships, setting high standards, and our trademark clinical experiences" says Jodi Kolar, Nursing Education Department Chairperson. "We attribute much of our success to our partnership with St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. Students receive quality clinical experiences beginning very early in their education at St. Luke's College" added Kolar.
"St. Luke's College continues its tradition of educating top notch health care providers. Our nursing program has ranked in the top five for the past five years and remaining at number one for the second year in row "stated Michael Stiles, College Chancellor. "We work hard every day to ensure our students receive the best education their money can buy" says Stiles.
For more information about the programs at St. Luke's College, contact the office of admissions at (712) 279-3149. www.stlukescollege.edu.