Louisiana LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Louisiana - 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 Louisiana.

Louisiana LPN Training

Anyone who wants to find a job that will allow them to earn a good wage while also getting health benefits and job security might want to look into the opportunities provided by Louisiana LPN training. This specialized education can often be completed in just one year and will open the door for you to become a respected medical professional.

Louisiana LPN training is highly specialized training that trains a person to become a licensed practical nurse. Doctors and nurses in health care organizations rely on licensed practical nurses to make sure that patients are comfortable and following the terms of their treatment plan. After completing the program, it's necessary to pass the national licensure exam for vocational nursing before applying for jobs.

Becoming an LPN in Louisiana

In order to become an LPN by endorsement in Louisiana, an individual must:

  • Currently hold a license in another US state
  • Proof that he or she has worked as an LPN for at least 6 months in the 4 years preceding the application
  • Verification that he or she graduated from an approved nursing program that consisted of a sufficient number of clock hours in the following:
    • Body Structure and Function
    • Microbiology
    • Vocational Adjustments
    • Personal, Family and Community Health
    • Nutrition in Health and Illness
    • Pharmacology and Medication Administration
    • Principles and Practices of Medical-Surgical, Geriatric, Obstetrical, Pediatric, and Mental Health Nursing
  • Receive a federal background check
  • Submit his or her official nursing school transcript if he or she is a new graduate
  • Meet all existing requirements from Louisiana at the time of application

In order to become an LPN by examination in Louisiana, an individual must:

  • Submit the following:
    • A completed application
    • His or her official transcript
    • Proof of US citizenship or lawful presence in the United States
  • Register to take the exam and pay the $200.00 fee
  • Receive an Acknowledgement of Receipt of Registration from Pearson VUE
  • Receive eligibility from the Louisiana Board of Nursing
  • Schedule an appointment to take the exam

Renewing an LPN License

Louisiana licenses expire on January 31 of each year. The licenses must be renewed annually.

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Louisiana State Board of Nursing
5207 Essen Lane, Suite 6
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
Phone: (225) 763-3570
Fax: (225) 763-3580

Louisiana Nurses Association

Louisiana LPN Resources

Like in other parts of the country, LPNs in Louisiana 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 Louisiana LPN, you might specialize in obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery or psychiatry or another nursing specialty that interests you.

The Best LPN Schools in Louisiana

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

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 Louisiana

LTC - Gulf Area Campus
1115 Clover Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
Louisiana State University - Alexandria
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
LTC - Bastrop Campus
729 Kammell St.
Bastrop, LA 71221
Camelot College
2618 Wooddale Blvd., Ste A
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Delta Junior College
7380 Exchange Place
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
LTC - Baton Rouge Campus
3250 N. Acadian Thruway E.
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Medical Training College
10525 Plaza Americana
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Our Lady of the Lake College
7434 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
LTC - Sullivan Campus
1710 Sullivan Drive
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Bossier Parish Community College
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier, LA 71111
Nunez Community College
3710 Paris Road
Chalmette, LA 70043
LTC - Avoyelles Campus
508 Choupique Street
Cottonport, LA 71327
Delta College of Covington
19231 N 6th St.
Covington, LA 70433
LTC - Acadian Campus
1933 W. Hutchinson
Crowley, LA 70526
LTC - North Central Campus
605 West Boundary
Farmerville, LA 71241
LTC - Shelby M Jackson Campus
2100 E.E. Wallace Boulevard
Ferriday, LA 71334
LTC - Florida Parishes Campus
137 College Street
Greensburg, LA
LTC - Hammond Area Campus
111 Pride Drive
Hammond, LA 70401
LTC - West Jefferson Campus
475 Manhattan Blvd.
Harvey, LA 70058
Le Fletcher Technical Community College
310 St. Charles Street
Houma, LA 70360
LTC - Folkes Campus
3337 Highway 10
Jackson, LA 70748
LTC - Morgan Smith Campus
1230 North Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546
Kenner Health Careers Institute
2401 Veterans Meml Blvd # 17
Kenner, LA 70062
Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Street
Lafayette, LA 70503
LTC - Lafayette Campus
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
Sowela Technical Community College
3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, LA 70615
LTC - Lamar Salter Campus
15014 Lake Charles Highway
Leesville, LA 71446
LTC - Mansfield Campus
943 Oxford Road
Mansfield, LA 71052
LTC - Jefferson Campus
5200 Blair Drive
Metairie, LA 70001
LTC - Northwest Louisiana Campus
814 Constable Street
Minden, LA 71055
LTC - Young Memorial Campus
900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
LTC - Natchitoches Campus
6587 Hwy 1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71458
LTC - Teche Area Campus
609 Ember Drive
New Iberia, LA 70562
A & W Health Care
2067 Caton St.
New Orleans, LA 70122
Cameron College
2740 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Charity Delgado College
450 S. Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Delgado Community College
501 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
LTC - Sidney N Collier Campus
3727 Louisa St.
New Orleans, LA 70126
Mercy Education Institute
10001 Lake Forest Blvd Ste 1104
New Orleans, LA 70127
Nursing Network Association
4509 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
LTC - Jumonville Campus
605 Hospital Road
New Roads, LA 70760
LTC - Oakdale Campus
117 Highway 1152
Oakdale, LA 71463
LTC - Th Harris Campus
332 East South Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
LTC - Westside Campus
59125 Bayou Road
Plaquemine, LA 70764
LTC - River Parishes Campus
181 Regala Pk Rd.
Reserve, LA 70084
LTC - Ruston Campus
1010 James Street
Ruston, LA 71273
Louisiana State University - Shreveport Campus
1 University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
LTC - Shreveport - Bossier Campus
2010 N Market St.
Shreveport, LA 71107
LTC - Slidell Campus
1000 Canulette Rd.
Slidell, LA 70458
LTC - Evangeline Campus
600 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
St Martinville, LA 70582
LTC - Tallulah Campus
132 Old Hwy 65 South
Tallulah, LA 71282
LTC - Lafourche Campus
1425 Tiger Dr.
Thibodaux, LA 70301
LTC - Cb Coreil Campus
1124 Vocational Drive Ward 1, Industrial Park
Ville Platte, LA 70586
LTC - Delta - Ouachita Campus
609 Vocational Pky
West Monroe, LA 71292
LTC - Huey P Long Campus
304 South Jones Street
Winnfield, LA 71483
LTC - Northeast Louisiana Campus
1710 Warren Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295

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