Different levels of nursing? - page 3

What are you different levels of nursing? I know of a CNA, LVN (I live in CA) LVN, ASN and a BSN. Are the CNA and LVN nurses the ones who do all the grunt work like the dressing of wounds, or.... Read More

  1. by   DBall
    Another question. Do they have programs where I can follow nurses around and see what they do? I know all this HIPAA privacy could prevent that?
  2. by   KelRN215
    There are programs where you could do that, you'd just be bound by HIPAA laws to protect patient confidentiality. You wouldn't be able to do anything and if a patient requested not to have a student in the room for something, you'd have to leave, but there are definitely opportunities to do that if you go looking. I had high school students shadow me when I was a hospital nurse. Call a hospital in your area and ask.

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