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  1. If you're a student looking for a healthcare field that uses interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and troubleshooting skills, working as a licensed practical/vocational nurse (LPN/LVN) might be a suitable career option. Both nursing designat...
  2. A career in nursing can be rewarding as you'll get to spend your time helping those in need by providing excellent care. Still, looking into a nursing career can feel overwhelming since you can choose many degree programs and pathways to achieve your...
  3. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs offer aspiring nursing professionals a streamlined and rewarding pathway to kickstart their careers in the healthcare sector. These programs are especially appealing due to their relatively quick completio...
  4. According to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson's office, two LPNs at Magnolia Manor in South Carolina were accused of failing to tend to the injuries of two residents. They were arrested and charged with Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult on Dec...
  5. The demand in the healthcare industry has increased over the past several years. This includes licensed practical nurses (LPNs), vital members of healthcare teams, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a continued increase by 5% by 2032...
  6. Nurse Beth

    I want to be an LPN by 19 yrs old

    I am 17 and I won't finish highschool until I'm 19 and I would like to become an LPN. But I'm not sure if they have programs for 18 year olds that still attend highschool since majority of the programs state I need either a GED or a highschool diplom...
  7. Nurse Beth

    Failed LPN Program, what to do?

    Dear Nurse Beth, I am in an LPN program but I failed the program. Is it possible to transfer my credits to another nursing school and complete the program there?
  8. I have heard and read the same questions rather frequently. Heck, I am almost certain that you have probably encountered these very same questions, too. What is an LPN? What type of stuff do LPNs do? Where can LPNs work? Wha...
  9. Are you a licensed practical nurse (LPN) looking to advance your career? The LPN to RN bridge program offers a shorter and smoother transition to becoming an RN. These programs are designed to help you earn an associate's or bachelor's degree fa...
  10. Deciding to become a nurse is exciting, but it comes with many decisions about school and your overall professional goals that can be confusing. Unfortunately, general searches online about nursing careers might not give you the clarity you need beca...
  11. Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) can advance your nursing career, make you more competitive in the job market, and improve patient outcomes. Although appearing to be the next obvious step for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), the ...
  12. Working under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), or licensed vocational nurses (LVNs), depending on the state of practice, provide basic care to patients in various healthcare settings. Often,...
  13. Dear Nurse Beth, I live in Florida and I am an LPN on disability. Can I work as a Home Health Aide? It would be easier for me if I can.
  14. Opportunities are growing for healthcare workers, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' job outlook projects a 6% increase between 2022-2032, a rate that is faster than average. For licensed practical nurses (LPNs) seeking to benefit from thes...
  15. Deciding to become a nurse is exciting, but it comes with many decisions about school and your overall professional goals that can be confusing. Unfortunately, general searches online about nursing careers might not give you the clarity you need beca...
  16. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs give nursing students a relatively fast and lucrative way to start a healthcare career, with a strong outlook as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects an increase of 6% between 2021 to 2031. W...
  17. The demand in the healthcare industry has increased over the past several years. This includes licensed practical nurses (LPNs), vital members of healthcare teams, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a continued increase by 6% by 2031...
  18. A career in nursing can be rewarding as you'll get to spend your time helping those in need by providing excellent care. Still, looking into a nursing career can feel overwhelming since you can choose many degree programs and pathways to achieve your...
  19. Opportunities are growing for healthcare workers, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that at least 275,000 additional nurses will be needed by 2030. For licensed practical nurses (LPNs) seeking to benefit from these opportunities, a...
  20. Hello there, I have applied to SCTECH for the Spring PN COHERT and am waiting to hear back, I am nervous. I know that they are only accepting 40 students and the program is very competitive. Anyone else applied and waiting to hear back? I have t...
  21. One large healthcare system, Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has decided to do just that-bring LPNs back to address the staffing crisis. Note: LVNs (licensed vocational nurses) and LPNs (licensed practical nurses) are the s...
  22. Dear Nurse Beth, Do LPNs inform, educate or explain...within their scope of practice?
  23. LPN over RN

    I'm just wondering why some of you chose the LPN route rather than the RN? I've been having a hard time deciding on one 100% but leaning more towards LPN. I start as a new CNA in January and will be taking some of my pre-requisites for nursing then a...
  24. TheCommuter

    Hybrid / Online LPN Programs

    Many people want to enter the ranks of the nursing profession by becoming licensed practical nurses (LPNs). Moreover, a significant number of these people are busy adults who must contend with full-time employment, family obligations and other issues...
  25. I didnt work with an LPN-ADON until i became an LPN and took a job at a small 90 bed rural community nursing home in wich to this day i still work at it. Theres been alot of resitance to the practice but i can honestly say that lur ADON is the best. ...