Lenape Practical Nursing offers two programs of study to enable successful applicants to pursue practical nursing education.
Full time, twelve month program
Monday through Friday
Part time, (evening/weekend) twenty-four month program
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evenings and every other weekend
The nursing profession combines the spirit of caring and compassion with the scientific knowledge required for decision-making that leads to positive patient outcomes. Experience all the rewards and challenges of an exciting and ever changing profession as a practical nurse.
Practical nurses are employed in a variety of health care settings. This includes physician offices, schools, hospitals, home health agencies, long-term care and outpatient facilities. Nurses at all levels continue to be in demand. “Employment of Licensed Practical Nurses is expected to grow 14 percent between 2006 and 2016 faster than average for all occupations, in response to the long-term care needs of an increasing elderly population and the general increase in demand for health care services.”*
*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
National League for Nursing
Recognizing the Vital Contributions of the Licensed Practical/Vocational
Nurse September 2011
Center for Workforce Information & Analysis
Licensed Practical Nurse Model Regional Shortage