Iowa Requirements as a Host State

Out of state nursing education programs approved by other state regulatory agencies (defined as where the program has its legal domicile) shall be allowed to provide clinical, preceptorship, and/or didactic nursing instruction in Iowa under the following guidelines:

The following guidelines pertain to allowing the provision of clinical and/or preceptorship experiences for pre-licensure and post-licensure nursing students:

The post-licensure nursing student enrolled in nursing courses with a clinical component shall have an active Iowa nursing license or be recognized for licensure in Iowa pursuant to the nurse licensure compact contained in Iowa Code chapter 152E.

The post-licensure nursing student shall practice within the parameters of Iowa Code section 152 and 655 Iowa Administrative Code, chapters 6 and 7. 

Licensure: Clinical and didactic faculty must have an active Iowa nursing license or be recognized for licensure in Iowa.

Source:  Criteria for out-of-state programs at Iowa BON and Iowa Administrative Code