LPN Programs in Oregon

LPN Programs in OregonIn order to become a licensed practical nursing in Oregon you must attend and complete one of the accredited LPN programs in Oregon before you are able to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You should contact the school’s admissions office to get a complete list of requirements for enrollment. LPN schools in Oregon are known to be well respected. You will find most of the LPN programs in Portland as well as the other the other LPN programs in Oregon do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent in order for you to enroll and attend these schools.

LPN Jobs in Oregon

2011 Employment: 2,580
2018 Projected Employment: 3,170

The Oregon State Board of Nursing requires licensed practical nurses to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• You must have received a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof
• You must have passed an approved practical nursing program
• You must undergo and pass a criminal background check
• You must have passed the NCLEX-PN

LPN Salary in Oregon

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $22.46
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $46,720
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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