LPN Programs in Colorado

LPN Programs in ColoradoIn Colorado, the state requirements for becoming an licensed practical nurse state that you must successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in Colorado before you can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are a variety of LPN schools in Colorado that will give you the proper training. Generally in order to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Colorado 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 Colorado

2011 Employment: 7,720
2018 Projected Employment: 8,340

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

• Must have completed 12 years of school or have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must complete an approved LPN program
• Must have passing marks on the the NCLEX-PN
• Must not have a license in another state
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check

LPN Salary in Colorado

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $21.37
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $44,460
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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