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LPN To BSN Bridge Programs

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Expanding into Nursing as a Profession: LPN to BSN Getting your LPN was a great way to become a member of a vast and growing profession: nursing.  However, you may find that working as an LPN has a few disadvantages.  In many cases, you get paid far less than an RN for doing similar work. (…)

LPN To RN Bridge Programs

LPN To RN Bridge Programs

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Advancing Your Career: LPN to RN Training Licensed practical nursing is often an attractive proposition for someone who wants to go into nursing.  The courses do not take very long, they don’t require intensive college study, and they can be worked into a busy mom or dad’s schedule.  Getting your LPN is often a good(…)

Overview of LPN-LVN Programs

Overview of LPN-LVN Programs

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If you are looking for a career in the healthcare industry that provides flexibility, a nice income, stability, and the ability to make a positive difference in the lives of others, then you may want to consider becoming a practical nurse. If this sounds like something you are interested in pursuing, here you can find(…)

LPN-LVN Job Description

LPN-LVN Job Description

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Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) are different titles for the same position. They are practical nurses who perform basic nursing care for sick, injured, and disabled patients under the direct supervision of registered nurses and/or physicians. LPN-LVNs use their knowledge of the patient’s age, health status, and culture when providing basic(…)

How To Become An LPN-LVN

How To Become An LPN-LVN

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Are you looking for a career in nursing where you can make a nice income without spending a lot of time and money on school? If so, then you can train to become a licensed practice nurse (LPN) or licensed vocational nurse (LVN) in as little as 12 months. After training as an LPN/LVN and(…)

Online LPN Programs

Online LPN Programs

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A licensed practical nurse is considered one step below a registered nurse.  If you pursue your LPN, you will still be in charge of patients, but some techniques you will not be able to perform yourself.  For instance, intravenous therapy, administering blood products, or supervising a floor are not generally allowed under this license.  You(…)

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse

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Many different factors may go into your decision to become an LPN.  You may, in fact, want to become a registered nurse, but don’t have the time for the lengthy degree.  A licensed practical nurse, or LPN, or a licensed vocational nurse, also LVN, pursues a diploma program that allows you to care for patients.(…)