Archive for the 'LVN' Category

What is an LVN

Monday, August 20th, 2012

LVN or License Vocational Nurse is licensed by the state to give routine patient car. An LVN can work in a long term care facility, hospital, surgical center or doctor’s office. But usually, it is in nursing homes and long term care facilities where LVNs are greatly in demand and are paid high. Though an [...]

LVN Salary

Friday, August 10th, 2012

LVNs or Licensed Vocational Nurses provides direct care to patients who don’t have the capacity to take care of their self because of their mental or physical illnesses. LVNs are supervised by registered nurses, licensed healthcare professionals and physicians. The salary range for LVN is quite broad and can vary from one state to another. [...]

Practical Nursing Has Options

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Studying to become a practical nurse such as an LPN or LVN can open up a wide variety of options in career development and enhancement.  Some of the many options include  working in the hospital setting, ambulatory care, long term care facilities and many other care giving establishments. The Practical Nursing Program also known as [...]

Chamberlain College of Nursing Programs

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Chamberlain College of Nursing has a specific program to address the desire of an LPN to work toward a program that gives them the education requirements to become an RN or Registered Nurse.  Not only does this provide a better understanding of heath care and treatment related items, but also provides better wages where an [...]

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 [...]

California LVN Program Increasing Cost

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Due to the need for additional fees, Clovis Unified School Board decided to increase the cost of their LVN program to be more consistent with other programs.  Beginning January First, they are raising their fees on nursing students studying to become an LVN.  This increase comes both in the face of an increasing need for [...]

LVN and Certification Requirements

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

An LVN or Licensed Vocational Nurse provides basic care and daily assistance to patients within the hospital or clinic setting.  They usually work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or physician.  An LVN has the ability to take a patients vitals, give normal injections and perform normal testing procedures. To become an [...]