Mississippi LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Mississippi 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 Mississippi.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Mississippi - 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.
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Mississippi LPN Training

Mississippi LPN training is a specialized course of education used to prepare individuals to become licensed practical nurses. While doctors and nurses shoulder most of the responsibility for diagnosis and treatment in a hospital setting, it is LPNs and medical assisting staff that are often charged with carrying out these treatment plans and making the patient as comfortable as possible in the process. For those who have always enjoyed medical science and like communicating with and helping people, this could be a good career path

Becoming an LPN in Mississippi

In order to become licensed in Mississippi by examination, one must submit the following to the Mississippi Board of Nursing:

  • Licensure application
  • Official transcript with graduation date and degree
  • NCLEX Registration
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Authorization to Test (ATT) for the NCLEX
  • The licensure exam used in Mississippi is the NCLEX. Individuals must pass this test before becoming licensed.

In order to become licensed by endorsement in Mississippi, one must hold a valid license in another state or jurisdiction. This state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact. Nurses in compact states must register in the primary state of residence, but can obtain multi-state privilege without additional licensure in other compact states.

Renewing an LPN License

Mississippi LPN licenses are renewed every 2 years on odd-numbered years.

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Mississippi Board of Nursing
1935 Lakeland Drive, Suite B
Jackson, MS 39216-5014
Phone: (601) 987-4188
Fax: (601) 364-2352

Mississippi Nurses Association

Mississippi LPN Resources

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

The Best LPN Schools in Mississippi

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

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 Mississippi

Northwest Mississippi Community College - Ashland
25 Industrial Road
Ashland, MS 38603
Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Blvd.
Booneville, MS 38829
Coahoma Community College
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
East Central Community College
275 West Broad Street
Decatur, MS 39327
Jones County Junior College
900 South Court Street
Ellisville, MS 39437
Itawamba Community College
900 South Court Street
Fulton, MS 39437
Gulf Coast Community College - Jackson County
2300 Highway 90
Gautier, MS 39553
Holmes Community College - Goodman
No. 1 Hill Street
Goodman, MS 39079
Holmes Community College - PN / Grenada
1060 Avent Drive
Grenada, MS 38901
Gulf Coast Community College - Jefferson Davis
2226 Switzer Rd.
Gulfport, MS 39507
Pearl River Community College - Forrest
5448 Highway 49 South
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Hinds Community College - PN / Jackson
1750 Chadwick Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
Gulf Coast Community College - George County
George County Center
Lucedale, MS 39452
East Mississippi Community College
8731 South Frontage Road
Mayhew, MS 39753
Meridian Community College
910 Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 & Cherry Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
Copiah-lincoln Community College - Natchez
11 Co-Lin Circle
Natchez, MS 39120
Hinds Community College - Pearl
3805 U.S. 80 East
Pearl, MS 39208
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Highway 49
Perkinston, MS 39573
Pearl River Community College
101 Highway 11 North
Poplarville, MS 39470
Holmes Community College - Ridgeland
412 West Ridgeland Ave.
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Northwest Mississippi Community College
4975 Hwy 51
Senatobia, MS 38668
Northwest Mississippi Community College - Southaven
5197 We Ross Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671
Southwest Mississippi Community College
1156 College Drive
Summit, MS 39666
Itawamba Community College
2176 S. Eason Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38804
Hinds Community College - Vicksburg
755 Highway 27
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Copiah - Lincoln Community College
1028 JC Redd Dr.
Wesson, MS 39191

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