LPN Programs in RI

LPN Programs in Rhode IslandIf you are thinking about a new career and looking at some of the wonderful LPN programs in Rhode Island, here are a few things to consider. Just by attending an accredited or approved LPN program in Rhode Island, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find that most of the LPN programs in RI require that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent in order to enroll. There may be other restrictions too, it would be best to make a list and contact any of the LPN schools in Rhode Island to find out any other requirements that may be necessary for that particular school.

LPN Jobs in Rhode Island

2011 Employment: 1,620
2018 Projected Employment: 1,770

The State of Rhode Island Department of Health has required that licensed practical nurses must have the following before they can be employed:

• Be of good moral character
• Completed at least an approved high school course of study or the equivalent
• Have completed the required approved practical nursing program in good standing
• Have passed the NCLEX-PN
• Have undergone and passed a criminal background check

LPN Salary in Rhode Island

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $24.95
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $51,900
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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