LPN Programs in DC

LPN Programs in Washington D.C.In Washington DC, the requirements for becoming a licensed practical nurse state that you must complete training such as one of the LPN programs in DC before you are allowed to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Currently there are six LPN schools in DC. Generally in order to enroll in one of the LPN programs in DC 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 DC

2011 Employment: 1,680
2018 Projected Employment: 1,770

According to the Health Professional Licensing Administration of the District of Columbia (HRLA ), in order to hold an LPN job in Washington DC you are required to:

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must have a passing grade on the NCLEX-PN
• Must complete an accredited LPN program
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Must not be convicted of a felony

LPN Salary in DC

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $23.89
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $49,690
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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