Licensed Practical Nurse
A licensed practical nurse (LPN) is a nurse who cares for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled. LPNs work under the direction of registered nurses or physicians.
What do you do as a licensed practical nurse?
•Work collaboratively with team to help meet positive client care outcomes
•Monitor patient’s condition and notify appropriate personnel of any changes
•Provide those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill
•Assures proper maintenance of clinical records in compliance with local, state and federal laws
How many years does it take to become a licensed practical nurse?
A person can generally become an licensed practical nurse with two years of training.
How can I be a licensed practical nurse?
You must first complete one year of coursework in an accredited LPN/LVN programs. After you will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN, or the National Council Licensure Examination. It can be scheduled through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
How much does an licensed practical nurse make a year?
The median salary of a registered nurse is £ 24,647.Depending on the experience a registered nurse earns an annual salary of £ 14,303 – £40,268.