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LPN Program




LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSING

 
Admission process for Licensed Practical Nurse program will reopen in January of 2019


 Full Time Program - Financial Aid Available


 Program Description


Approved by the NJ Department of Education and accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and NJ Board of Nursing. Also approved for training by the Veterans Administration. 
 

Our program is designed to prepare well qualified men and women to become safe, competent, entry level practical nurses. Graduates are employed in long-term care facilities, clinics, medical offices, home care and hospitals. The curriculum is designed to integrate nursing theory with clinical practice.The program includes both classroom lecture, in-class-skills lab work, as well as off-site clinical experiences in hospitals, acute care facilities and other professional locations.
Many graduates decide to continue their education, using the LPN license as a stepping stone to RN and/or BSN programs and licenses.
Students may participate in the optional
Health Science Careers Joint Program with Rutgers University. Students who successfully complete the joint program may earn college credit issued by Rutgers School of Health Professions.


Prerequisites:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum 18 years old
Acceptable score in LPN pre-entrance exam of Reading, Math, English Language Usage and Science skills (this exam is different from the Not for LPN program pre-entrance exam)
2 Professional References
Proof of US citizenship or Permanent US residency
Full Physical Exam
Immunizations 
Drug screening*
Criminal Background Check
Submission of Application


Courses Include:

Anatomy and Physiology I and II
Fundamentals of Nursing
Pharmacology
Microbiology
Medical Surgical Nursing
Obstetrics
Pediatrics
Geriatrics
Mental Health Nursing

LPN Clinical Sites:

Cheshire Rehabilitation Center - Florham Park, NJ
Hunterdon Developmental Center (HDC) - Clinton, NJ
Morris View Healthcare Center - Morris Plains, NJ
St. Luke’s Hospital (Warren Campus) - Phillipsburg, NJ


Full Time Day: Sept  - July  • Monday thru Friday • 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Classes are held at the Morrisview Healthcare Center in Morris Plains, NJ 


Tuition
2018-2019 School Year 
$11,058 (residents of Morris, Sussex, Warren counties)
$12,129 (all other county residents)


*Rates for the 2019-2020 school year to be determined

Additional expenses to consider: Uniforms, Medical Exam/Clearance, NJ Board of Nursing Fees, Criminal Background Checks, Drug Screenings, Field Trip Fees and Textbooks.



Financial Aid


Our LPN program qualifies for federal financial aid. Students must complete the FAFSA (online at www.fafsa.gov; our school code is 015846) to begin the financial aid process and prove financial need. To complete the process, you must first be accepted into the LPN program.
Other avenues of financial assistance to students are the Veteran’s Administration, as well as Employment & Training Services. It is the student’s responsibility to pursue these benefits.

Financial Aid Application



Payment Plan

An initial deposit of $500 ($100 is non-refundable) is required to reserve a seat in the program, once the candidate is accepted. Tuition payments may be made in (2) installments. The first payment is due prior to the start of class, in September; the second payment is due in February. 

 

How to prepare for the LPN pre-entrance test

For more information on nursing careers in New Jersey, please go to www.njnextstop.org