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An LPN is a licensed practical nurse. LPNs usually work under the direction of a registered nurse or a doctor. Licensed practical nurses provide direct care to patients. A nurses aide may help assist a licensed practical nurses with certain duties. A licensed practical nurse monitors vital signs, gathers health information from patients and assisting patients as needed. You can enroll in a LPN program in New Jersey online or register to take classes on campus.

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse

Attending a licensed practical nursing program is the fastest way to become a vocational nurse. Minimum education requirements to become a licensed practical nurse vary from state to state. To become an LPN in New Jersey you must attend an accredited training program. The program may take twelve months to complete. Classes may include practical nursing basics, psychology, English and anatomy. You might also study adult, child and mental health. You must submit to a background check, and pass the state exam to obtain a state-issued license to practice.

Online Learning vs Campus Learning

Attending classes on campus to become an LPN in New Jersey may not fit your schedule. Some students choose to take classes online for convenience. This could be a perfect choice for those who are already working in the health field. Students can complete the required work assignments, while continuing to work. Campus classes might feel more engaging and personal. You may feel that you can learn more in a classroom than online.

Work Environment of a LPN

Many LPN’s work in hospitals. Some may opt to work within nursing homes, physician’s offices or travel to patient’s homes. Most license practical nurses in New Jersey work full-time. Some nurses may work part-time or they might work a variable schedule. License practical nurses may work holidays, night shifts or weekends.

Is LPN Nursing Right for You?

A licensing practical nurse may be the right career for anyone who loves caring for people. There are many types of nursing careers. An LPN has a lot of direct interaction with patients. License practical nurses must be compassionate, patient and detail oriented. LPN’s also should display excellent interpersonal skills.

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List of LPN Schools in New Jersey (NJ)

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

Atlantic County Institute of Technology

5080 Atlantic Avenue
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 625-2249

AVTECH Institute of Technology

50 Cragwood Road
South Plainfield, NJ 07070
(908) 222-2833

Best Care Training Institute

68 South Harrison Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
(973) 673-3900

Burlington County Institute of Technology

695 Woodlane Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
(609) 267-4226

Camden County College

P.O. Box 200 College
Blackwood, NJ 08012
(856) 227-7200

Camden County Technical School

343 Berlin Cross Keys Rd
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
(856) 767-7000

Cape May County Technical School

188 Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-4399

Center for Advanced Training and Studies

50 South Center Street, Bldg. 1, 2nd Floor
Orange, NJ 07050
(973) 414-0116

Cumberland County Technical Education Center

601 Bridgeton Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
(856) 451-9000

Dover Business College

600 Getty Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011
(973) 546-0123

Dover Business College

15 East Blackwell Street
Dover, NJ 07801
(973) 366-6700

Essex County College LPN Program

303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 877-1868

Essex County Vocational School of Practical Nursing

50 South Clinton Street, 5th Floor
East Orange, NJ 07018
(973) 395-8550

HoHoKus Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences

250 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-9400

HoHoKus School of Business and Medical Sciences

10 South Franklin Turnpike
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-8877

Holy Name Hospital School of Practical Nursing

690 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 833-3008

Hudson County Community College LPN program

25 Journal Square
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-7100

J. Riggs Adult Education Center – Camden

1656 Kaighns Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103
(856) 966-2479

Lincoln Technical Institute

1697 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820
(877) 606-6583

Lincoln Technical Institute LPN program

160 East Route 4
Paramus, NJ 07652
(877) 533-8199

Lincoln Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program

1000 Howard Blvd
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 722-9333

Mercer County Tech. School Health Career Center

1070 Klockner Road
Trenton, NJ 08619
(609) 587-7640

Merit Technical Institute LPN Program

620 Essex St. # 204
Harrison, NJ 07029
(973) 484-0276

Metropolitan Learning Institute

910 Bergen Avenue, 3rd Fl
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 420-6020

Middlesex County Vocational & Technical School

21 Suttons Lane
Pisacataway, NJ 08854
(732) 985-0717

Monmouth County Vocational School District

105 Neptune Blvd., Suite 307
Neptune, NJ 07753
(732) 774-2040

Morris County School of Technology

400 East Main Street
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 627-4600

New Community Corporation LPN Program

201 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 639-5637

Ocean County Vocational – Technical School

1299 Old Freehold Road
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 473-3100

Passaic County Technical Institute LPN Program

197 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
(973) 389-2020

Pinelands School of Practical Nursing & Allied Health Inc.

11 History Lane
Jackson, NJ 08527
(732) 905-5057

PRISM Career Institute Practical Nursing Program

3 Executive Campus, Ste. 280
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 317-0100

Salem Community College LPN Program

460 Hollywood Avenue
Carney’s Point, NJ 08069
(856) 351-2648

Sierra Allied Heath Academy

120 W. 7th St. Suite 100-102
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 753-2400

Somerset County Technical Institute

North Bridge St. & Vogt Drive
P.O. Box 6350
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
(908) 526-8900

The Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education

387 Main Street, Lower Level
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 489-5836

Union County College Practical Nursing Program

232 E. Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060
(908) 791-4947

Universal Training Institute, Inc

174 Jefferson Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732) 826-0155

Vineland Adult Education Center Practical Nursing

48 W. Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
(856) 794-6943

Warren County Technical School LPN Program

1500 Route 57
Washington, NJ 07882
(908) 835-2847

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