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LPN training can be completed in a variety of ways. There is online training, classroom training, or a combination of the two. Before starting your LPN training there are many factors that you should consider. The first step is to locate a list of accredited LPN programs near you and contact individual schools for enrollment requirements and procedures.

Online training is excellent for completing coursework and is ideal for those with full-time work schedules. It does not however, help with the hands-on clinical skills portion of the training program which is a crucial piece of the puzzle. Those who study on campus are able to attend classes, talk with their instructors, study with groups of students, attend lab classes and practice their clinical skills.

Some students will combine the two types of learning (online and campus) and enroll in a hybrid LPN training program. Many feel comfortable completing their learning classes online, and visiting a physical setting to ask questions, discuss concepts and work on clinical skills. LPN training takes anywhere from 12 to 24 months to finish in Delaware. Most 24-month programs result in an Associate’s degree.

Before entering an LPN program in Delaware there are certain requirements that must be met. A high school diploma or GED is required. Other classes include math, psychology, anatomy, biology, microbiology and English. LPN students are tested in math, reading, writing and science. Any LPN student who scores high enough is allowed to skip the general education courses and go right into LPN training concepts.

There are many healthcare facilities that an LPN can potentially find work after training is completed. Check out different areas, talk with people and find out how likely the prospects of obtaining a job would be in the area you would like to work in. Keep your mind and options open.

After becoming an LPN you will typically be on your feet for 8 hours or more every day. You will have to be able to stand, squat, reach, bend, fill out forms, take phone calls and answer patient call lights and lift heavy patients. Sometimes you may have to work over time. Listen politely and be a problem solver. LPN training is relatively short compared to many other health care professions and offers a promising career path for those who are so inclined.


LPN Training Classes in Delaware

Take the next step in your education with Gwynedd-Mercy College. We offer accelerated associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in business administration, educational administration, management, and nursing.

Programs:

  • BS Accelerated Degree in Nursing - RN to BSN (RN license required)
  • BS in Accelerated Degree Nursing with MSN option - RN to BSN to MSN (RN license required)
Locations: Gwynedd Valley

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
Looking to advance your career or enhance your professional skills? Earn your degree online at Grantham University. Programs include Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science and more.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing - Nursing Diploma
  • Master of Science in Nursing (Bridge Program)
The ITT Technical Institutes offer programs in some of today's hottest technical areas. With over 100 locations nationwide and several online programs available, the ITT Techs are one of the leading providers of technology education. Each ITT Tech offers convenient class schedules and Career Services are offered to help you find a job.

Programs:

  • BS - Nursing

An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so what you’re learning is immediately applicable to your career. We serve more than 36,000 students from the U.S. and around the world and offer more than 140 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 20 certificate programs.

Programs:

  • MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN -Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...
Advance your career with Indiana Wesleyan University. We offer bachelor's and master's degree programs in the arts and sciences, nursing, business, criminal justice, education, theology, and much more.

Programs:

  • Parish Nursing Certificate
  • Master of Science in Primary Care Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Post-Licensure

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs that can be completed 100% online. Degree programs are available in the fields of education, nursing and health sciences, business, fine arts and production, and liberal arts.

Programs:

  • M.S. in Nursing: Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology
  • M.S. in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Specialist (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
Allied Health Institute is a post-secondary vocational school offering a variety of Diploma and Associate Degree programs in the field of Allied Health. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

Programs:

  • Medical Assistant

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

Programs:

  • Medical Assisting, AS (Online)
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University. Take classes online or on campus. Pursue your degree to help you start the career you want. Learn more now.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

List of LPN Schools in Delaware (DE)

Complete list of Delaware schools that offer state approved LPN training programs:

Camtech, Inc.

240 North James Street
Tower Office Park, Suite B2
Newport, DE 19804
Phone: (302) 998-8166

Delaware Institute of Health Sciences

4708 Kirkwood Highway, Second Floor
Wilmington, DE 19808
Phone: (302) 633-4010

Delaware Skills Center

13th & Clifford Brown Walk
Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone: (302) 654-5392

Delaware Technical and Community College

Owens Campus
P.O. Box 610
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-5400 ext. 1614

Delaware Technical and Community College

Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-1000

Delcastle Technical High School

1417 Newport Road
Wilmington, DE 19804
Phone: (302) 683-3663

Leads School of Technology

2 Penns Way
New Castle Corporate Commons
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 322-0700

Polytech Adult Education

823 Walnut Shade Road
P.O. Box 102
Woodside, DE 19980
Phone: (302) 697-4545

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Delaware Board of Nursing

Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 744-4500


Accredited Online LPN Programs

Gather more details from individual schools about their specific LPN program offerings and requirements

Kaplan University Online
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Walden University Online

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