If you’re looking to launch a nursing career sooner rather than later, read on to learn more about the differences between LPNs and CNAs, the typical duties each will face in a given day and the current forecast for practical nurses in today’s job market.
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Long-term care nursing provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to build meaningful relationships with patients. But what all does it entail and what does it take to join the field? We've got the answers to all of your questions.
For those new to the nursing field, both the certified nursing assistant (CNA) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) positions are great ways to get your start in the field. We created this side-by-side comparison to help you determine which path is best for you.
Many nursing hopefuls avoid the LPN route because of some common misconceptions about the position. So if you’re one of those skeptics, this article is for you! We’re here to set the record straight about five false assumptions that may be deterring you from pursuing an LPN career.
So you've decided to become a nurse. It's a good career choice because nursing is a life-saving profession that boasts steady job growth. The only question left to answer is: LPN or RN?
A medical assistant (MA) and a licensed practical nurse (LPN) fall into the same category and perform several of the same duties; however, there are slight differences between the two jobs. Learn more to find out which is the right fit for you!
Jobs for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are expected to increase by 16 percent through 2024. But how do you become an LPN and how long will it take? This 5-step guide will help you make a plan!
Becoming an LPN is a great stepping stone for anyone contemplating a career in healthcare. But are LPNs still in demand? Here 6 reasons we say yes!
Tampa LPN graduate Aneta Bigos, like most of her college classmates, decided to attend college in pursuit of a better life. What sets her apart from many others though are the literal and figurative lengths to which she has gone to reach her goals.
For most people, a trip to the doctor's office is not the highlight of their week, so a frosty nurse making them feel unwelcome can add to their stress. Fortunately for any of her future patients, Brooklyn Park Practical Nursing graduate Melinda Odegard has been making people feel at ease her whole life.