LPN Programs in Georgia

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

LPN Jobs in Georgia

2011 Employment: 26,030
2018 Projected Employment: 31,410

The Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses states that in order to hold an LPN job in the state of Georgia you are required to:

• Must proof of graduation from an accredited program
• Must have a passing grade on the NCLEX-PN
• Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must submit to a fingerprint background check
• Must criminal background check and drug screening

LPN Salary in Georgia

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $17.59
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $36,580
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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