LPNs/LVNs: What's Your Specialty?

  1. What's your specialty? In other words, in which field are you currently working? I'm currently doing LTC (long-term care) at a nursing home and have a PRN job as a medication nurse at a psychiatric hospital. I have worked in rehab, but it is not for me.
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  3. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Surgery.
  4. by   mc3
    Hospice here. I have my CHPLN certification, too!
  5. by   txspadequeenRN
    alzheimers/dementia lock down units all my nursing career...
    Last edit by txspadequeenRN on Aug 16, '07
  6. by   Hopeslayer
    Sub-acute/Rehab
  7. by   HannasMom
    I was the Care Coordinator for a dementia/Alzheimer's Unit in an ALF until I changed jobs recently and now work the nightshift at a LTC/skilled care facility with an Alzheimer's unit. So I work the whole facility as charge nurse. I would say alzheimer's is my specialty though. Love it!
  8. by   pagandeva2000
    Quote from mc3
    Hospice here. I have my CHPLN certification, too!
    What is CHPLN?
  9. by   pagandeva2000
    I work in Ambulatory Care (a clinic setting). ALso, I just recently signed up to work at an agency as a flu nurse. Will just give flu shots all day long until the end of November.
  10. by   mel1977
    Acute Rehab-teching, team leading and passing meds (we do it all!) I love Brain Injuries and HOPE to get my RN and do Neuro ICU someday.......
  11. by   HOOSIERNW
    Corrections.
  12. by   EricJRN
    Quote from pagandeva2000
    What is CHPLN?
    It's the hospice and palliative care nursing certification for LVN's/LPN's.

    http://www.nbchpn.org/
  13. by   Jamie Dale
    My speciality is Geriatrics...in a nursing home. (Seems to pay more than hospitals...especially here in TN.)
  14. by   Little Panda RN
    My specialty is clinic nursing. Cardiology, family practice, orthopedics, podiatry. I am also starting to work flex-time in a SNF. "Wish me luck"

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