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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

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
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner
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Programs:

  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration

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Programs:

  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
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Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

Home to more than 58,000 students from all 50 states and 125 different countries, Rutgers’ mission is to prepare students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. That’s made possible by a faculty and staff of over 13,000 members, which includes an Abel Prize winner, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur “Genius Award” Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, and many more.

Programs:

  • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County.  Maryville University students may choose from 75+ academic programs, including degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

Programs:

  • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)-Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
  • Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)-Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
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Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, nonprofit university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world. The online programs connect students to a dynamic community of devoted educators, accessible research, and a dedicated support team.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Earn your Master's degree online from a prestigious and innovative university. Norwich University offers programs in Justice Administration, Civil Engineering, Military History, Business Administration, Diplomacy, and more.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing Online

Advance your career at Dawn Career Institute. Gain the specialized knowledge and skills to help prepare you for a new career quickly and conveniently.

Programs:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Wilmington

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

National Directory of LPN Training Programs