LPN Education and Certification in North Carolina

If you want to work as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in North Carolina you must first be registered by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. To qualify for registration you will need to earn your LPN degree and pass the NCLEX-PN exam.

After you have graduated with your degree you will need to become CPR certified. When you have fulfilled these requirements you can apply for a license, which will has an $85 fee. The application process will include sending a copy of your LPN school transcript to the board.

When you work as an LPN in North Carolina you will need to renew your license every two years. You will not be required to take any continuing education courses to renew your license, however, if you need to re-license or have your license reinstated you will need to fulfill some additional requirements as laid out by the state.

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