Practical nurses, as an integral part of the health care system, support the promotion of health, prevention of diseases, and care for those who are physically and mentally ill and disabled people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. They work in various health care settings under the supervision of a registered nurse.
In their unique function on the nursing team, LPNs provide basic bedside care such as taking vitals and assist with personal care activities, … Read the rest
Licensed practical nurses care for individuals, families, and communities under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. They work with health care professionals to assess patients and coordinate, implement, assess, and modify nursing care to support the restoration of health and promotion of wellness. Their responsibilities cover a range of activities including preparing and giving injections, administering medications, administering CPR, changing dressings, feeding and toileting patients, measuring and recording vital signs, updating patients’ charts, supervising nursing assistants, and assisting … Read the rest