I am a Licensed Practical Nurse interested in joining the Army National Guard to help pay for nursing school. My question/concern is: does it make sense, as an LPN, to get into an MOS such as 68W (Healthcare Specialist aka Medic)? Being that I've already had similar training (approximately 1 year) in a job which, from what I've read, is the equivalent to a 68W. Or can I get some credit for the knowledge which I've already gained. I don't mean for this to sound like a stupid question but I don't want to do a whole training for something that I've already done and paid for, if it's indeed the same type of job. I don't feel that I will be completely bummed if I couldn't do 68W because at times, i feel like I could use a break from the demands and stress (and UNAPPRECIATION) that comes with being a health care worker. Please offer your advice/opinion if you are familiar with this MOS or if you're an LPN... Thanks!!!