LPN Programs in Florida

LPN Programs in FloridaIf you would like to become licensed practical nurse in Florida, you must complete training with an one of the approved LPN programs in Florida before you are allowed to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). LPN schools in Florida are among some of the finest in the nation. In order to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Florida you must hold a high school diploma or an equivalent.You will want to check with each school’s board of admissions to see if there are any other requirements for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Florida

2011 Employment: 44,100
2018 Projected Employment: 53,410

The Florida Department of Health states that in order to hold an LPN job in the state of Florida you are required to:

• Must proof of graduation from an approved program
• Must pass the NCLEX-PN and be in good mental and physical health
• Must show evidence of a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must be able to communicate in the English language
• Must submit to a statewide criminal records correspondence check



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LPN Salary in Florida

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $19.60
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $40,770
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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