LPN Education and Certification in Utah
To start a career as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in Utah, you will need to earn your LPN degree. After you graduate you must take and pass the NCLEX-PN exam and then become CPR certified.
You must be licensed to work as an LPN in Utah. Licenses are obtained through the Utah Board of Nursing and include an $85 fee. You will be asked to submit a copy for your LPN school transcript when you turn in your application.
When you work as an LPN here you will need to renew your license every two years. To qualify for renewal you must: complete 200 practice hours and 15 credit hours of continuing education courses, or finish 30 credit hours of continuing education, or complete 400 practice hours. If you decide to participate in continuing education to fulfill this requirement, the classes you enroll in must be approved by the state.