LPN Programs in Kentucky

LPN Programs in KentuckyTo become a licensed practical nurse in Kentucky you will need to be a graduate from one of the accredited LPN programs in Kentucky in order to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You must have a high school diploma or an equivalent in order for you to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Kentucky. Some people say that the LPN schools in Kentucky are some of the best around the country. You should check with the school’s admissions office to see if there are any specific requirements necessary for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Kentucky

2011 Employment: 10,880
2018 Projected Employment: 13,080

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) requires that in order to be employed as an LPN in Kentucky you:

• Must have completed an approved school of practical nursing
• Must successfully pass the NCLEX-PN
• Must be able to prove you have a high school diploma or its equivalent
• Must be complete the Kentucky Jurisprudence Exam and have a fingerprint card
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check and a drug test screening

LPN Salary in Kentucky

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $17.93
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $37,300
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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