LPN Programs in South Dakota

LPN Programs in South DakotaPeople in South Dakota who have considered becoming a licensed practical nurse should start their training at one of the LPN programs in South Dakota. You will eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) once you have completed one of the LPN programs in South Dakota. Passing the NCLEX-PN is necessary to get your license to work. One of the first things you may notice once you start your search is that most LPN schools in South Dakota will require you to have a high school diploma or an equivalent. We will say that it is advised that you should contact the admissions office of the schools for any other requirements necessary for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in South Dakota

2011 Employment: 2,010
2018 Projected Employment: 2,450

The South Dakota Board of Nursing (SDBON) requires that LPNs must have prior to employment:

• A high school diploma or the equivalent
• Graduated from approved practical nursing program
• Passing the NCLEX-PN examination
• Complete a criminal background check

LPN Salary in South Dakota

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $16.57
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $34,470
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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