Staff Development position

  1. 0 Hello, I am wondering if anyone knows if an LPN can hold a Staff Development position in an LTC facility. Fyi, I'm from Michigan. Thank you for any input you can give.
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    About Micki72

    From 'Michigan'; 42 Years Old; Joined Dec '08; Posts: 43; Likes: 15.

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  4. Visit  mappers} profile page
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    Where I teach, the staff development person is an LPN. As a matter of fact, most of the non-bedside nursing positions are LPNs (MDS, Unit managers, etc.)
  5. Visit  Micki72} profile page
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    Mappers...where do you teach at?
  6. Visit  CapeCodMermaid} profile page
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    I have worked with many SDCs who are LPNs. There is no regulation to prevent it. In fact, there is no regulation that I can find that says the SDC even has to be a nurse!
  7. Visit  Havin' A Party!} profile page
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    Never worked in a SNF that had an LPN as a SD.
  8. Visit  Nascar nurse} profile page
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    I was an LPN SDC for several years. As an LPN, I was also certified to teach the CNA course in my state.
  9. Visit  mappers} profile page
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    I teach clinicals for a nursing school which are at a LTC. I'm fortunate to have been at the same one for 4 quarters now and I've gotten to know the staff well.


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