LPN Education and Certification in Maine
To work as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in Maine you will need to obtain a license from the state. The Main Board of Nursing oversees licensure, so you can contact them for an application.
The first step to getting your license is earning your LPN degree and passing the NCLEX-PN exam. After you have graduated you will need to send a copy of your transcript to the Main Board of Nursing.
Next, you need to become CPR certified. This often entails taking some classes and the board of nursing can provide more information on how you can do this.
When you apply for an LPN license in Maine, you will need to pay an $85 fee. As you begin working, keep in mind that you will need to renew your license every two years.