LPN or RN? - page 2
Hello Again! I posted a thread before regarding if I should go to school to be a medical assistant before I went to RN school and decided that becoming an LPN would be a better option for me. I... Read More
Oct 24, '07Occupation: Neuroscience Staff Nurse Specialty: Psych, LTC, Acute Care ; From: US ; Joined: Aug '07; Posts: 1,853; Likes: 970I'm not sure where you live but in my state, the hassle of even getting into a program is one of the biggest problems. The admission criteria change every minutes it seems.There are entrance test to take and there are probably 200-300 people trying to compete for 60 slots. Its good that your starting early because it may take you a couple of years to even get into a program. I live the Raleigh and LPN make decent money. In LTC they range from 18-23.00 depending on shift diff. In hospitals, its hard to find a job in the area not the mention that the pay sucks. $13-14 an hour. Good Luck to you!
Oct 24, '07Joined: Oct '07; Posts: 56; Likes: 7Hi NC Girl 35> I am moving to that area i live about 35-45 min away and looking for a LPN position if you could give a idea of where to look. I had a interview yesterday at one of the large hospitals in raleigh but not really sure where i want to go.