Archive for the 'LPN Training and Education' Category

Kingman residents among first grads of new MCC program

Monday, July 30th, 2012

What a great feeling it can be when you earn a major accomplishment. These 18 individuals earned their practical nursing degree, most of which had to make significant sacrifices to do so. This is a great example of perseverance and determination. Not only will they benefit by this achievement, but all the patients they will [...]

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 [...]

Programs To Earn A Practical Nursing Certificates Can Be Flexible

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

There are various options for those who wish to pursue a certificate in practical nursing on their way to become a Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN or LVN.  Some schools offer night and weekend programs to assist those who have to maintain full time jobs while maintaining the desire to further their education and career advancement. [...]

Nursing Gets High Tech Injection

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Instant feedback, education and training are the name of the game.  An ingenious new device developed by the engineering and nursing departments at the University of New Hampshire will provide a higher level of training and educational productivity for those studying for their prerequisites for nursing.  LPN’s, RN’s and other specialized nursing candidates will have [...]

Important and Current Details About Nursing Prerequisites

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

The nursing professionals that we see working in hospital settings, clinics and any other health care facility must complete a wide variety of training throughout their careers to make it possible for them to provide health care and related services.  Even before the speicific “on the job” training, they must have completed specific prerequisite requirements [...]

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 [...]

Education First – Prerequisites For Nursing

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

In the event that that you will be heading towards a field of study to get the much desirable Nursing or LPN degree, you should be aware there are prerequisites for nursing in which everyone requires when it comes to achieving a certification. Although just about every program may differ somewhat, generally there remain specific [...]

What You Need to Know About Nurse Training

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Working as a nurse as part of a professional health care team can be a rewarding career choice. Nursing requires not only medical training, but also development of other professional skills such as the ability to communicate effectively with patients. Nurse training programs provide an academic foundation in nursing practices reinforced by a clinical practicum. [...]

The Most Important Things to Know About Prerequisites for Nursing

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Advances in medical care, medical technology, and an aging population combine to make job prospects in healthcare bright. Regarding these job opportunities, those who have been trained in nursing have the most to gain. Nurses are the largest group of healthcare professionals, and those who get the skills needed to become a registered nurse (RN) [...]