LPN Programs in Alaska

LPN Programs in AlaskaThose in the great state of Alaska looking to become a licensed practical nurse would need to start at one of the LPN programs in Alaska. However there are a few things one must know before enrollment. Most LPN schools in Alaska require that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent. You may run across other school specific requirements. Contact the admissions office of the school you are interested in for any other prerequisites for enrollment. You should know that if you graduate from an accredited LPN program in Alaska, you will be able to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) which will needed to get your license to work.

LPN Jobs in Alaska

2011 Employment: 640
2018 Projected Employment: 830

The Alaska Board of Nursing (DCED) requires licensed practical nurses in Alaska need to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• Must have good moral character and be competent in English
• Has a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must complete a practical nursing education program successfully
• Must pass a criminal background check

LPN Salary in Alaska

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $23.98
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $49,870
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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