How to Become an LPN in Nebraska
To become an LPN in Nebraska you will need to:
- Attend a practical nursing program approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.
- Complete an application form for licensure. You can get one at http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/nursing/rn-lpn/app_rn_lpn.pdf. You will also be required to submit: a copy of a document that shows legal citizenship or immigration status, proof of your age, a wallet-sized photograph that you have signed, and included the application fee of $X. Mail all materials to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit.
- Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the Nebraska Board of Nursing.
- Register for the NCLEX exam at http://www.pearsonvue.com/nclex/. The exam fee is $200.
- Once you are approved to proceed, take and pass the exam.
- Receive your license from the Nebraska Board of Nursing.
Did you know that LPNs in Nebraska earn a mean hourly wage of $16.96 or a mean annual wage of $35,280?
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008
Nebraska Board of Nursing
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: (402) 471-4376
Fax: (402) 471-1066