LPN Programs in Idaho

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in Idaho work under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses in a variety of health care settings from hospitals and nursing homes to physician offices and patient’s homes. To become a LPN in Idaho you will need to successfully complete a practical nursing (PN) program that has been approved by the Idaho State Board of Nursing. Upon successful completion of a practical nursing program, graduates will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN national licensing exam and after successfully passing the exam will be able to apply for licensure in the state of Idaho.

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PN program courses cover math, medical terminology, pharmacology, standard nursing skills and related topics. Clinical site requirements expose the student to hands on patient care where students learn practical nursing skills including administration of some medication, operation of medical equipment and related skills. Once you select and contact a program you will be able to learn more about what to expect from the course work and clinical site experiences. Below you will find the LPN programs approved by the Idaho State Board of Nursing.

Becoming an LPN in Idaho is a popular way to enter the nursing profession. There are LPN to RN/BSN programs that allow LPNs to advance their careers into professional nursing. With the rapidly growing elderly population and the demand for superior patient care in this population, this is an exciting time to enter the field of practical nursing in Idaho. You may also consider looking at the options for medical assistant programs in Idaho as well.

Boise State University – College of Applied Technology 1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725
PH: 208-426-4143
College of Southern Idaho – College of Technology
PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238
PH: 208-732-6720
Eastern Idaho Technical College
1600 S. 25th E.
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
PH: 208-524-3000 xt.3399
Idaho State University – College of Technology
Campus Box 8074
Pocatello, ID 83209
PH: 208-282-1052
Lewis-Clark State College – Division of Nursing & Health Science
500 Eighth Avenue
Lewiston, ID 83501
PH: 208-792-2539
North Idaho College – College of Technology
1000 W. Garden Ave.
Coeur D’Alene, ID 83814
PH: 208-769-3452

(Source: Idaho State Board of Nursing)

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