Portland LPN

Portland’s LPNs make up 6% of nurses in the city. The Portland LPN comfort score is 37 and ranks in the middle of the top 100 US cities. The RN comfort score in Portland is much higher at 95.

These scores indicate that it is a great benefit for a Portland LPN to take the necessary steps to obtain an RN degree. It is estimated as the 8th best place to do this in the nation.

Checklist to become a Portland LPN:

  1. Earn your LPN Degree, 1 year of courses and hands-on practice.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Oregon State Board of Nursing. Have your school send your transcript to them as well
  3. Obtain a CPR card and pass the NCLEX-PN exam

 

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LPNs in Portland
Portland LPNs earn an average of $46,920 per year. The employment growth for the profession is estimated at 3.58% and will include hospital, home health, private practice and nursing home positions. Please contact the Oregon Board of Nursing at www.oregon.gov/OSBN/ with any questions concerning the city of Portland and the nursing profession.

In Portland, these schools offer nursing classes and nursing degrees.

Portland Community College
PO Box 19000
Portland, OR 97280
www.pcc.edu/academ/nursing

University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203-5798
www.up.edu

Walla Walla College
10345 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216

A career as an LPN in this city can provide opportunities and security.


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