LPN Programs in Nevada

LPN Programs in NevadaIn the State of Nevada, if you want to become a licensed practical nursing must attend and successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in Nevada before one can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find quite a few respected LPN schools in Las Vegas. It is highly advisable to contact each school’s admissions office to get a complete list of requirements necessary for enrollment. You will find most of the LPN programs in Las Vegas do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment purposes.

LPN Jobs in Nevada

2011 Employment: 2,150
2018 Projected Employment: 2,490

The Nevada State Board of Nursing requires that in order to be employed as an LPN in Nevada you will need to prove:

• You have a high school diploma or the equivalent
• You have completed an accredited practical nursing program
• You have received passing marks on the NCLEX-PN
• You have submitted to a criminal background check including fingerprinting
• Your place of birth and citizenship
• You have a U.S. Social Security number

LPN Salary in Nevada

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $25.13
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $52.270
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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