Practical Nursing in New Jersey
Nursing (LPN) Graduates*
Become an in-demand Licensed Practical Nurse through hands-on clinical training at Lincoln Tech’s New Jersey Practical Nursing schools. LPNs provide compassionate, patient-focused care in a wide range of medical settings. It’s a great way to enter the fast-growing healthcare industry without the expense and time of medical school, and after completing your required licensing exams you’ll be ready to begin working directly with patients under the supervision of doctors and registered nurses.
And if you’re worried about those licensing exams, don’t be: 4 out of 5 Lincoln Tech Practical Nursing graduates in New Jersey pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) on their first try**.
New Jersey offers ones of the nation’s highest starting pay rates for entry-level LPNs, and there are more than 15,000 openings projected in the state over the next 10 years***. This is an in-demand healthcare career that makes great sense if you’re a compassionate, driven individual who wants to work directly with patients. Lincoln Tech’s Practical Nursing schools in New Jersey will teach you fundamental techniques through simulated exercises, clinical rotations and hands-on training.
Your course of study will include topics in:
- Fundamentals of Nursing
- Anatomy and physiology
- Maternal-child nursing
- Sub-acute nursing care
- Preparing for licensing exams
LPNs are needed throughout the state in private practices, clinics, sub-acute facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities. Become one of the thousands of LPNs now working in this region who got their start at Lincoln Tech’s Practical Nursing schools in Paramus, Iselin, and Moorestown. Call or visit your local campus today, and see how Lincoln Tech can help you put your potential to work in a career that really makes a difference: a career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
* Based on IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) data collected for 2016 graduates.
** Based on 2017 New Jersey State Board of Nursing (NJBON) results for first-time test takers.
*** Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.