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LPN Training in New York

How to Become an LPN in New York

To become an LPN in New York you will need to:

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  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  3. Complete an application form for licensure and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Nurse Unit. You can download an application form here. Your application must also include a copy of your high school diploma or GED and a $135 application fee in the form of a check made out to the New York State Education Department.
  4. Request that your nursing school fill out a Certification of Professional Education form and send it to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.
  7. Receive your license from the New York State Board of Nursing.
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• Programmatic accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
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  • All associate degree students are required to take an externship courses with local businesses or healthcare facilities for work experience.
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