LPN Training in Connecticut

To become an LPN in Connecticut you will need to:

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  1. Attend a practical nursing program of at least ten months in duration and more than 1,500 hours of theory. Half of these hours must have been direct or indirect (observed) nursing experience.
  2. Register for the NCLEX-PN exam online here. The exam fee is $200.
  3. Apply for licensure with the Connecticut Department of Public Health and pay the $75 initial application fee. You can find an application form here. Send them your official nursing school transcripts. If you attended a nursing program outside of Connecticut, the nursing program director must also complete and send a Verification of Theory and Clinical Instruction form to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
  4. Pass the NCLEX-PN exam.
  5. Receive your license from the Connecticut Department of Public Health

Did you know: According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,LPNs in Connecticutearn a mean hourly wage of $24.90 or a mean annual wage of $51,780? Actual wages can vary depending on position and work experience.

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008

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