Archive for the 'LPN General Info' Category

Prerequisites for Nursing

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

There are a lot of prerequisites to consider if you want to be a registered nurse. There are quite a number of things that should be completed before taking the exam to pass the national board for nursing. In addition, there are also other things that should be done before one can take higher education [...]

Sometimes we give back what we get

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Here’s a story about a young college girl who was dealt a hand we don’t wish on anyone.  She took the misfortune of a terrible diagnosis and turned it into a positive by continuing her education in an area she never imagined to help others once she found out about her long up hill battle [...]

Can Nursing Students Get Scholorships?

Friday, July 27th, 2012

You bet they can.  There are certain fields of study where money is readily available and nursing is one of them.  Whether your intention is to study to become an RN, LPN, LVN or other specialty, you should be aware of the opportunities before you.  Here is an example of a simple $100,000 grant that [...]

The Ultimate Reward When Caring For Children

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The ultimate reward any Pediatric Nurse can receive is praise from the parents who realize the steller care that was provided to their children.  As a result, these type of accolades can lead to national regognition.  If this isn’t a good enough reason to pursue a career in nursing as a specialist, LPN, LVN or [...]

Nurses Get In On The Occupy Wall Street Movement

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

More and more working class folks are getting involved in the occupy walls street movement in support of the millions of people who are now affected by the ongoing wall street disconnect with main street.  Most of the country is feeling some pain in regards the ongoing economic conditions including the real estate market, job [...]

Even The BLS Says More LPN’s Are Needed

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is indicating that the need for more Licensed Practical Nurses is growing and will continue into the foreseeable future.  They indicate that the projection for jobs in the field will grow at an accelerated pace and the most needed areas will occur in nursing care and home healthcare facilities.  Specifically they [...]

LPN Competition Can Only Help The Patients

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

A nationwide competition designed for two reasons.  First, to help patients receive the best and highest quality care possible and contribute to the fastest recovery times no matter what illness or condition they have, and second, to make the health care professionals such as doctors, nurses, LPN’s, LVN’s, and Registered Nurses alike to become the [...]

RN’s and LPN’s Get An Upgraded Look And Feel

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Maybe the days of one style, one color and one look are behind us within the LPN, LVN or Nursing field in general.  Here is an example of a recent article outlining a company that has been leading a trend for changing the way our nursing professionals look and feel on when on the job. [...]

The Link Between Unemployment And The Need For LPNs

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

As the economy continues to falter, employers continue layoffs or remain reluctant to hire, those without jobs and those who have lost their jobs also lost their health care. Employees who lose their job are able to remain on the company’s health care plan under Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).  However, the coverage becomes [...]

LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse Overview

Friday, July 1st, 2011

A licensed practical nurse, also known as a licensed vocational nurse in some regions, generally works under the supervision of a doctor or registered nurse. LPNs are trained to complete an array of tasks. The demand for this profession has been growing, and it is a great option for those who have an interest in [...]