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Louisiana State Board of Nursing

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State Board of Nursing Contact Information: 

Louisiana State Board of Nursing (RN)

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Telephone: (225) 755-7500
Fax: (225) 755-7584

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurses (LPN)

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurses
131 Airline Drive, Suite 301
Metairie, LA 70001

Telephone: (504) 838-5791
Fax: (504) 838-5279

Continuing Education Requirements: 
RN's -  The annual continuing education requirement is based on employment: 5 contact hours (full-time nursing practice), 10 contact hours (part-time nursing practice), or 15 contact hours (not employed or worked less than 160 hours). Reference: http://www.lsbn.state.la.us/Portals/1/Documents/Forms/CEReq.pdf

LPN's - There are no continuing education units/hours required for LPN licensure.  However, some employers may require a minimum amount of continuing education.

IV Certification Information: 
Hourly Requirements for LPN IV Course State Board of Nursing Must Approve Course Special Course Requirements Course(s) Suggested for LPN IV "Certification" Special Provisions
Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified LPN's are taught IV Education and are IV certified when they graduate. 

RN, APRN Scope of Practice Guidelines
Scope of Practice for the LPN
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