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LPN Refresher Course – Why and Who is it for?

Like any other skill, the Nursing as a profession requires practice to stay proficient.   This is due in part to the ever evolving advances in the medical industry, the perpetual introduction of new medications and treatments and the boundless development of new technologies.  This state of inconsistency is what often drives us to become nurses […]

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Handling Stress as an LPN

Everyone has job related stress from time to time but the demanding role of the LPN may take job related stress to a whole new level. The fast pace, the multitude of responsibilities and the liabilities associated with nursing is enough to get anyone a little frazzled.  Toss in a few hundred different personalities and […]

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Is it Possible to Take LPN Training Online?

A Nursing career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) or a Licensed Vocational Nurse (L.V.N.) can have a very lucrative appeal as a career choice due to the promising pay and the constant need for nurses of all levels of training and experience. However, some may worry that they will not have time to complete […]

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What is the Difference Between RN and LPN

In the hierarchy of the Nursing staff you may think that a nurse is just a nurse but there are a few things that you may need to know if you are considering a degree as a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Registered Nurse A Registered Nurse or R.N. is at the top […]

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A Step in the right direction – Moving from CNA to LPN

If you have found your niche in the medical profession and are currently working as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant then you may be doing some soul searching to find out if you should move a step forward and pursue a L.P.N. license. The Certified Nurse’s Assistant is a valued member of the nursing staff.  The […]

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Everything you need to know about LPN Licensure

In order to practice medicine as a Licensed Practical Nurse you must possess a current and valid nursing license.  This is to ensure that a nurse is capable and qualified to participate in patient care.  The purpose of the license is essentially for protection of the public in order to assure the patient that the […]

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