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Nebraska LPN Programs

Nebraska LPN Training

In today's crowded job market, it can be difficult to find a fulfilling and stable career. Nebraska CNA training is a great opportunity for those who like to help people and are interested in a career in the fast-paced healthcare industry.

Nebraska LPN training is a specialized training course designed to help students become licensed practical nurses. LPNs play an important role in providing high quality patient care in hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities. LPNs can even return to school later to pursue a higher nursing degree.

Becoming an LPN in Nebraska

To qualify to become an LPN by examination in Nebraska, an individual must:

  • Be of good moral character
  • Have successfully completed a state-approved LPN program
  • Pass the LPN NCLEX examination
    • If an individual fails the examination, he or she must wait at least 45 days before retaking it
    • If an individual is a graduate of a foreign nursing program, he or she must pass an English proficiency examination before being allowed to take the NCLEX
  • Pay the $200.00 NCLEX testing fee
  • Provide proof of age and citizenship
  • To qualify to become an LPN by endorsement in Nebraska, an individual must:

    • Be of good moral character
    • Have successfully completed a state-approved LPN program
    • Provide proof of age and citizenship
    • Be currently or previously licensed in another US state or jurisdiction
    • Meet one of the following requirements for continuing education
      • He or she must have graduated from a state-approved nursing program within that past 2 years
      • Practiced nursing for at least 500 years within the past 5 years
      • Completed a review course of study in the past 5 years
    • Have passed the LPN NCLEX examination

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Top LPN Schools Near You

Other NE Schools with LPN Programs

Central Community College
3134 W Highway 34
Grand Island, NE 68802
Clarkson College
101 S. 42 Street
Omaha, NE 68131
College of St Mary
7000 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68106
Hamilton College
5425 North 103rd Street
Omaha, NE 68134
Hamilton College
1821 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Metropolitan Community College
P.O. Box 3777
Omaha, NE 68103
Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE 69101
Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Ave.
Norfolk, NE 68701
Southeast Community College
4771 W. Scott Road
Beatrice, NE 68310
Western Nebraska Community College
1601 E. 27th Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Western Nebraska Community College
1750 Sweetwater Avenue
Alliance, NE 69301

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

The Best LPN Schools in Nebraska

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

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.

Nebraska LPN Resources on NurseGroups.com

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure
Nursing and Nursing Support
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: (402) 471-4376
Fax: (402) 471-1066

Nebraska Nurses Association