Why RN vs LPN (Pay)? - page 3
I have a question, I just found out that whan I graduate from school IF I stay with my current employer I will make $20.50 a hour as a new grad LPN. The RNs where I work make $22.50 an hour. So my... Read More
Jul 20, '02Occupation: Level II Nursery RN Joined: Aug '01; Posts: 265; Likes: 3WOW! untill I got my RN last year I was making 11$ an hour. It was a huge difference when I started getting 20$
I am not sure that I would have gone back to school if it was only a difference of 2$
To me a nurse is a nurse..LPN or RN
Jul 20, '02Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 6,855; Likes: 8,512Regardless...there can only ever be so many chiefs. EVERY "tribe" has to have it's indians.
Not everyone is wanting to reach management level in nursing. For many & varied reasons, some people choose to become Enrolled Nurses ( LPN's)as opposed to R.N's. What matters is that as nurses, we all respect each others role within the profession & work together for the greater good.
Cheers from "Down Under".
Jul 20, '02Occupation: PICU Staff Nurse Joined: Feb '02; Posts: 121Instant credibility. For some reason the day after i became an Rn everyone assumed I was such the better nurse. It doesn't make any sense but that is the way it is.