As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you’ll have the opportunity to restore health and relieve suffering as you care for patients under the direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or physician. Your job responsibilities will include taking vital signs, dispensing medications, administering medications, managing IVs, operating medical equipment, developing patient care plans, and much more. In more personal environments, such as home health and nursing homes, you might be responsible for personal care such as bathing and dressing patients, moving … Read the rest
The aging population and demands for health care services increase the need for competent professionals to provide direct care services. Practical nursing programs prepare adults to take advantage of the expansive employment opportunities available in a wide variety of settings. In just 12 months of training, adults will be prepared for a vital role as part of the health care team where they will make a difference in the lives of patients.
Licensed practical nurses perform many of the same … Read the rest