LPN Programs Baton Rouge, LA

Licensed Practical Nurses work under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians, caring for and attending to the personal needs of the sick, convalescent and disabled. Their primary duties include bedside care, such as giving enemas and injections, measuring vitals, treating bedsores, and applying dressings. They may assist patients with bathing, grooming, and other personal hygiene activities. Experienced LPNs evaluate resident needs, supervise nursing assistants, and develop care plans. In 2008, approximately 27 percent of LPNs worked in hospitals, but … Read the rest