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graduate nurse forum / from cna to lpn
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from cna to lpn
: long-term care
join date: apr 2009
i have been working in a ltc facility for the past two years as a cna. i have recently passed my boards and have been licensed by the state of pennsylvania. the don at my facility has offered me a position as a lpn on 3-11 shift, the same shift that i have worked as a cna for the past two years. i have submitted applications to the two local hospitals but have had no feed-back from either. my question is am i shooting myself in the foot by staying where i've been employed for the past two years. i know that i'm a little ahead with knowing the residents and their behaviors. i would like to get my feet wet somewhere where i am at least vaguely familiar. but in all honesty i am concerned with how the cnas will take me as being the nurse on the floor when i am finally on my own. sadly i must admit that my facility is cliquey and there are aides that think they know everything. any advice on what route i should take is greatly appreciated.