APN vrs LPN

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    In Illinois, what's the difference between a LPN and APN?
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    APN is an advanced practice nurse. In Illinois, this is usually a master's prepared RN, approximately six years of education beyond high school. An LPN is a licensed practical nurse, usually a nurse with approximately one year of education beyond high school. Does that explain it well enough?
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    APN is an advanced practice nurse. In Illinois, this is usually a master's prepared RN, approximately six years of education beyond high school. An LPN is a licensed practical nurse, usually a nurse with approximately one year of education beyond high school. Does that explain it well enough?

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