Need to support myself while preparing for NCLEX

  1. I'm not sure where to post this..
    I'm just wondering while preparing for NCLEX I also need to support myself financially
    so I'm just wondering what work is qualified for a Nursing graduate, can I apply to be
    an LPN?
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   JustBeachyNurse
    No you cannot work as an LPN unless licensed as same. Moved to nursing career advice forum as nothing to do with studying/preparing for NCLEX>
  4. by   dragon_lady
    You must apply,take and pass NCLEX-PN for you to get an LVN license and to work as well.
  5. by   dragon_lady
    You can apply as a caregiver in an assisted living or a private duty.Good luck
  6. by   amoLucia
    But being a CNA/HHA requires certification by the the State, after a prescribed official course of study.
  7. by   MMaeLPN
    While you cannot work as an LPN or CNA without licensure/cerification, you CAN work as a Home Health Aide through a Home Health agency. At least here in Ohio you can do this without certification.
    Good luck!
    Last edit by MMaeLPN on Feb 22, '13 : Reason: spelling

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