Alaska LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Alaska to earn your LPN certification and increase your marketability with employers.
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LPN courses are being offered at vocational schools, trade schools and private LPN schools in Alaska.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Alaska - online & campus-based options are available.

Why become an RN?

Sure, nurses make a huge difference in people's lives and are able to offer great advice to friends & family, but there's more:


  • Everyone respects nurses.
  • You can get your RN in only 2 years
  • On average, RNs makes more than $52,000.
  • RNs can specialize and make over $72,000.
  • Highly flexible schedules & job mobility.
  • More career advancement opportunities.
Check out RN Programs in Alaska.

Alaska LPN Training

Many experts are saying that now is the best time to think about going back to school to become a nurse, as hospitals and health care clinics all across the country are finding themselves woefully unprepared to handle the pressures of a rapidly increasing population. Anyone who's been thinking about attending nursing school, but is discouraged about the many years it can take to become a registered nurse might want to think about enrolling in Alaska LPN training.

Many people are aware that doctors and nurses go through many years of education so that they can handle the responsibility of diagnosing and treating their patients. However, these medical professionals depend on the support of assistants like licensed practical nurses so that they can make the most efficient use of their time.

Becoming an LPN in Alaska

In order to practice nursing in Alaska, an individual must hold a temporary permit or permanent license. A person wishing to become an LPN must submit an application along with a passport type photo (taken within the 6 months preceding the application), and a check or money order for $284.00. An applicant must also submit completed fingerprint cards, and nursing program verification and transcript that have been sent to the Alaska Board of Nursing directly from the applicant's nursing program.

Individuals can become licensed either by examination or endorsement. In order to become licensed by examination, the applicant may register to take the NCLEX at any time during the application process. If the applicant passes the NCLEX, he or she will be issued a license to work as an LPN.

In order to become licensed by endorsement, on must send a few additional items along with the previously mentioned application, $284 fee, and completed fingerprint cards. Applicants who wish to become licensed by endorsement must also submit verification of licensure from the state of his or her current license. Verification must also be submitted to show that the individual has worked 320 hours within the past 2 years.

Renewing an LPN License

LPN licenses are valid for 2 years. All LPN licenses in Alaska expire on September 30 of even years.

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Alaska Board of Nursing
550 West Seventh Avenue Suite 1500
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3567
Phone: (907) 269-8161
Fax: (907) 269-8196

Alaska Nurses Association

Alaska LPN Resources

Like in other parts of the country, LPNs in Alaska work directly with patients, clients, and residents.

LPN duties include performing basic diagnostic tests, administering medication to patients, giving shots and injections, obtaining patients' vital signs, as well as many other important responsibilities.

As a Alaska LPN, you might specialize in obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery or psychiatry or another nursing specialty that interests you.

The Best LPN Schools in Alaska

By providing the most compehensive list of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps you find the best LPN programs in Alaska, including the best online LPN schools accepting students in Alaska.

Why Online LPN Classes?

Being a licensed practical nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an LPN have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local LPN schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their LPN classes online.

Online programs allow students to fit their education into their already busy schedule - studying and taking exams when it's convenient for them. LPN students can access their online classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

Also, taking LPN nursing courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get LPN training, without interfering with their current job and personal life.

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Other Schools that Offer LPN Training in Alaska

Alaska Vocational Technical Center
1251 Muldoon Rd. #113
Anchorage, AK 99504
University of Alaska
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

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