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The time for career growth in allied health in Delaware is so good right now and LPN schools in Delaware are looking to do just that! Delaware is a member of the eNLC (Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact). If you meet the necessary requirements you can work as an LPN in any of the states within the eNLC.

Find Delaware Licensed Practical Nursing Courses Below

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in Delaware

Starting a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Delaware requires that all candidates complete a Delaware LPN training course that is approved by the approved by Delaware Board of Nursing and you must also get certified by them as well after graduating from your accredited program.

The process for becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in Delaware

The process for becoming an LPN in Delaware can be summarized in the following 5 steps.

Step 1 – Satisfy the minimum prerequisites for LPN training in Delaware

Because graduating from a professional LPN training course in Delaware is an essential first step in becoming an LPN, you need to first ensure that you can meet program entrance prerequisites. The checklist below reflects the most-common requirements for most DE LPN programs.

Step 2 – Decide on the kind of DE LPN credential you want to acquire

Any candidates for practical nurse careers in Delaware must complete either an associates degree or get their LPN certificate. If you want to get more info on the options for LPN education in Delaware, click here.

Step 3 – Sign up for an approved Delaware LPN training program

LPN training programs in Delaware are required to be accredited by the Delaware Board of Nursing and if you want to become a working practical nurse in the state you will have to complete a program that is approved by them.

Licensed Practical Nurse training in Delaware

Below is the full list of practical nurse courses approved by the Delaware Board of Nursing.

M. H. Rollins School of Nursing at BM
424 Savannah Road Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-3251 Fax: (302) 645-3488
Director: Karen Pickard, MSN, RN, CNE

Delaware Skills Center – PN Program
500 Ships Landing Way Twin Spans Industrial Park
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 654-5392 Fax: (302) 654-9418
Nursing Director: Jane Altshuler, MSN, RN

Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus
21179 College Drive
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 855-1691 Fax: (302) 858-5460
Instructional Director: Velma Norwood, MSN, RN

Delaware Technical Community College Stanton Campus
400 Christiana-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 454-3948 Fax: (302) 292-3924 or 292-3893
Instructional Director: Karen Rollo, MSN, RN, Ed.D.(c)

Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-1000 Fax: (302) 857-1296
Instructional Director: Jo Ann Baker, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP

Adoni Health Institute (Leads School of Technology)
630 Churchman Road, Suite 001
Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 322-0700 Fax: (302) 322-0800
Director: Ken Anderson, MSN, RN

Polytech Adult Education
823 Walnut Shade Road
P.O. Box 102
Woodside, DE 19980
Phone: (302) 697-4545 Fax: (302) 697-4544
Director: Kent Gory, MSN, RN, CNE

Step 4 – Register for and Take the NCLEX-PN examination in Delaware

In the State of Delaware, you are required to pass the NCLEX-PN exam to become licensed as a LPN in the state of Delaware. Click here for more details about the NCLEX-PN. We go in to in-depth detail about the test preparation that is needed for success, what is on the test and a breakdown of the sections, what to do on test day and much more!

Step 5 – Pass the NCLEX-PN in DE and get Your Career Going in the Right Direction

Practical Nurse salary in Delaware

In Delaware the overall rising demand is very high for LPNs is up through the year 2024, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a 10% gain in new positions for licensed practical nurses in Delaware. To view pay data from for the state by location and county, feel free to take a look at the table below.
LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$15.63$21.20$29.05
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan DivisionHourly$19.63$26.21$30.92
Dover, DE MSAHourly$18.36$22.09$27.83
Salisbury, MD-DEHourly$15.67$21.10$28.32

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