Nursing Degrees That Lead To The Practical Nurse License (LPN) - page 3

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I am assured that some of you have overheard healthcare workers, colleagues, classmates, or members of the public make one of the following statements at one time or another: "The LPN is a only a certificate program." "LPNs do... Read More

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    Quote from fifi1
    the only difference is that if you have LPN diploma then your practice is gonna be limited because int he diploma, they don't get IV certification, but the AAs LPN are full nurses who could practice in longterm care facility or anywhere else a nurse could practice...
    ^ Just want to clarify...ANY education that leads to licensure as a LPN or a RN is a "full nurse"...if LPNs are able to access IVs, it's because of licensure and/or facility scope