Curricula include large amounts of practical experience in a clinical setting.
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide basic care to patients in a multitude of health care settings.
They maintain and monitor patient health, perform wound care, update patient records, take vital signs and assist patients with personal hygiene.
Even if you have not received a postcard, you may begin the online process if your name appears on the renewal list.
Go to the on-line renewal section and follow the directions to obtain a registration code.
The requirements to renew it typically include working for an employer for a specified amount of time and completing continuing education courses. In some states, you can renew your license if you have not worked during this time, although the process is more challenging.