37-8-415. Licensed practical nursing -- qualifications of applicants. An applicant for a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse shall submit to the board written evidence that the applicant:
(1) has successfully completed at least an approved 4-year high school course of study or the equivalent as determined by the office of the superintendent of public instruction;
(2) is a graduate of an approved practical nursing education program that is authorized to prepare persons for licensure as practical nurses; and
(3) meets other qualification requirements the board prescribes in its rules.