LPN Training in Alaska
To become an LPN in Alaska you will need to:
- Attend a nursing school approved by the Alaska Board of Nursing and have your school send your official transcripts as well as a completed Nursing Program Verification form directly to the Board.
- Complete a licensure application form, including two passport-sized photos, and have it notarized. You will also need to include as part of your application:
- A check for $324 made out to the State of Alaska.
- Form FD-258 or fingerprint cards supplied by the Alaska Board of Nursing.
- Register for and pass the NCLEX-PN exam. You can register online here. The exam fee is $200.
- Receive your license from the Alaska Board of Nursing.
LPN licensure applications are normally processed within 10 days.
LPN licenses in Alaska must be renewed every two years. To do so, licensed practical nurses are required to maintain continuing competency by one of three methods:
Did you know that LPNs in Alaska earn a mean hourly wage of $25.23 or a mean annual wage of $52,480.
*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008