LPN Programs in Alabama

In order to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Alabama you must be a high school graduate or hold an equivalent credential, complete an Alabama Board of Nursing approved LPN programs and pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). The NCLEX-PN is designed to test whether a candidate is competent to practice as an LPN in Alabama. LPN programs usually take about one year to complete.

Often, Certified Nursing Assistants advance their career by going through LPN training. Read how to become a CNA in Alabama to learn more.

According to the Code of Alabama, 1975, Section 34-21-25 and the Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code 610-x-8-01 and 610-x-8-05, things that may prevent you from becoming licensed as an LPN in Alabama include a felony conviction, National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN), Conviction of a state or federal law relating to controlled substance( may be misdemeanor or felony), Failure to show good moral charter as pertaining to nursing, Abuse of or addiction to alcohol or other chemicals, Mental incompetence, Unprofessional conduct, and False representation of facts on application for licensure.

Alabama LPN Job Description and Salary

LPNs in Alabama work under the supervision of registered nurses and in some instances where state law, regulations and the Nurse Practice Act permit, take orders from physicians. LPNs apply skilled nursing techniques learned in Practical Nursing programs to the treatment of patients’ rehabilitation, illness, and preventative care in a variety of settings. LPNs in Alabama find work in skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, long term care facilities, Alzheimer’s Units, home health agencies, hospitals, physician offices and related settings. According to the Alabama Hospital Association and Noland Health Services’ salary data for LPNs in Alabama, LPNs earn between $23,200 to $47,400 a year depending on location, experience and other factors. Projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Practical Nursing employment growth around 14%, which significantly outpaces many other professions.

You may also be interested in CNA programs offered in Alabama or the Medical Assistant schools in Alabama. Find career, school and salary information for these two rapidly growing fields of health care.

Use the contact information provided for each LPN school in Alabama to request more information or application materials.

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Additional Alabama Board of Nursing Approved LPN Programs

Alabama Southern Community College
P.O. Box 2000
Thomasville, AL 36784
PH: 251-575-3156 ext. 238
Bevill State Community College
1411 Indiana Ave.
Jasper, AL
800-648-3271 ext. 5350
Bishop State Community College
1365 Martin Luther King Drive
Mobile, AL 36603
PH: 251-405-4497
Calhoun Community College
P.O. Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35609-2216
PH: 256-306-2795
Central Alabama Community College
34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
PH: 256-378-5576 ext. 6581
Chattahoochee Community College
2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
PH: 334-291-4925
Drake State Technical College
3421 Meridian Street
Huntsville, AL 35811
PH: 256-551-3148
Faulkner State Community College
1900 U.S. Hwy 31 South Bay
Minette, AL 36507
PH: 251-580-2293
Gadsden State Community College
P.O. Box 227
Gadsden, AL
PH: 256-549-8457
Herzing College
280 West Valley Avenue
Birmingham, AL
PH: 205-916-2800
Jefferson State Community College
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215
PH: 205-856-7940
Lawson Community College – Bessemer Campus
P.O. Box 308
Bessemer, AL
PH: 205-428-6391 ext. 305
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College-Mac Arthur Campus
P.O. Drawer 910
Opp, AL
PH: 334-493-3573 ext. 275
Northwest Shoals Community College
800 George Wallace Blvd.
Muscle Shoals, AL 35662
PH: 256-331-5337
Reid State Technical College
P.O. Box 588
Evergreen, AL 36401
PH: 251-578-1313 ext. 124
Shelton State Community College
9500 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
PH: 205-391-2457
Snead State Community College
P.O. Box 734
Boaz, AL 35957-0734
PH: 256-840-4185
Southern Union State Community College
1701 LaFayette Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-6437 ext. 5510
Trenholm State Technical College
PO Box 10048
Montgomery, Al 36108
PH: 334-420-4415
George C. Wallace Community College – Dothan
1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan 36303
PH: 334-983-3521 ext. 332
George C. Wallace Community College – Hanceville
P.O. Box 2000
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
PH: 256-352-8198
George C. Wallace Community College – Selma
P.O. Box 2530
Selma, AL 36702-2530
PH: 334-876-9335

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