Post-Acute Care Certified Licensed Practical Nurse (PAC-LPN) Certification Examination

A licensed practical nurse is a nurse licensed to practice in the United States. Post-Acute Care LPNs are nurses who work at a skilled nursing facility, long-term acute care hospital, continuing care retirement community, home care and hospice, or any healthcare setting in the post-acute care environment. The licensed practical nurse is responsible for a range of hands-on and administrative tasks. LPNs monitor the patient’s health, vital signs, and basic care, including medication, treatment administration, and daily living. Depending on the clinical setting, an LPN may report to a Registered Nurse, Nursing Supervisor, or higher.

Eligibility for the PAC-LPN Examination

  • An active and unencumbered LPN license within a state or territory of the United States.
  • One year of experience as an LPN in a post-acute care setting

About the PAC-LPN Certification Examination

The post-acute care certified practical nurse examination is the required examination to become certified as a post-acute care certified licensed practical nurse (PAC-LPN). The examination assesses clinical and technical competency. You will have three hours to complete the proctored examination.

  1. The proctored examination is available any time (24/7) after registration and acceptance of the application for the exam.
  2. The examination includes multiple-choice questions randomly selected from a test bank. You are required to achieve a passing grade of 80% or higher to be certified as a post-acute care certified professional in your area of practice.
  3. InsPAC offers preparatory courses for all the PAC certifications for a fee, but the InsPAC courses are not mandatory or a requisite for taking the certification exam. Test takers are free to prepare for the exam with any other vendor.
  4. CEUs are not offered for the examination.
  5. If you have a disability requiring additional accommodations, please contact us at staff@theinspac.com prior to registering for the examination.
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