LPN Education and Certification in Alabama
To become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in Alabama, you will need to earn your LPN degree. One of these degree programs will help you prepare for a successful career. Depending on the program you enroll in, you could earn your degree in just one year.
For this state, you need to obtain at least four hours of education in specific areas of education like board functions, regulations, professional conduct and the Nurse Practice Act and other areas provided by the Alabama Board of Nursing or another approved institution.
You will also need to be CPR certified and pass the NCLEX-PN exam. There is an $85 application fee in Alabama and part of the application will require that you send your LPN school transcript to the state. Your Alabama license will need to be renewed every two years and you must have 24 hours of continuing education to renew your license.