LPN Programs in Arkansas

LPN Programs in ArkansasThe Arkansas state requirements for becoming an licensed practical nurse you must successfully complete one of the accredited LPN programs in Arkansas before you can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are a variety of LPN schools in Arkansas that will give you the proper training. Generally in order to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Arkansas you must have at least a high school diploma or an equivalent.You will need to check with each school’s board of admissions to see if there are any other requirements for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Arkansas

2011 Employment: 12,450
2018 Projected Employment: 14,110

According to the Arkansas Board of Nursing (ARSBN), in order to hold an LPN job in Arkansas you are required to:

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Completion of an approved LPN program
• Proof of passing the NCLEX-PN
• Have good moral character or proper documentation
• Must have a clean criminal background check

LPN Salary in Arkansas

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $16.79
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $34,920
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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