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Montana LPN Programs

Montana LPN Training

Many people have noticed that fewer and fewer jobs are becoming available, hours have been cut, and employers have been warning people that layoffs could occur. Anyone who wants to start a new career that will give them financial security as well as the satisfaction of really making a difference every day might want to think about Montana LPN training.

Montana LPN training courses are specialized educational classes designed to prepare individuals to become licensed practical nurses. While it takes many years of schooling to become a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, an LPN training program can be completed in about a year. In a health care setting, LPNs are responsible for providing bedside care to the patients that are undergoing treatment in their facility.

Becoming an LPN in Montana

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

  • An completed application
  • A money order, check, or cashier's check for the $200.00 fee (add $25 if seeking a temporary permit)
  • Proof that he or she is currently licensed in another US state and that it was held within that past 2 years
  • Verification that he or she passed all of the educational requirements of an approved nursing education program

In order to receive a temporary permit, an individual must:

  • Submit a completed Montana Board of Nursing endorsement application
  • Submit a completed temporary permit application
  • Pay the temporary permit fee

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

  • An completed application
  • A money order, check, or cashier's check for the $100.00 fee (add $25 if seeking a temporary permit)
  • Verification that he or she passed all of the educational requirements of an approved nursing education program

Nurses Educated Outside the U.S.

Additionally, individuals who graduated from a nursing school located outside of the United States and wish to work as an LPN in Montana must also submit:

  • A course by course evaluation report from either CGFNS or IERF
  • Proof that he or she passed an English language proficiency examination that is approved by CGFNS

Renewing an LPN License

All Montana LPN licenses expire on December 31 of even-numbered years.

Additional Resources

On-Campus & Online LPN Schools

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

The Best LPN Schools in Montana

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

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.

Montana LPN Resources on NurseGroups.com

Montana State Board of Nursing
301 South Park
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Phone: (406) 841-2340
Fax: (406) 841-2305

Montana Nurses Association

Other MT Schools with LPN Programs

Montana State University
1500 University Drive
Billings, Montana 59101
Montana State University
2100 16th Avenue South
Great Falls, Montana 59405
University of Montana
909 South Avenue West
Missoula, Montana 59801
University of Montana
1115 North Roberts Street
Helena, Montana 59601
University of Montana - Montana Technical
1300 West Park Street
Butte, Montana 59701