LPN Duties

LPN Duty

A primary duty of an LPN is to ensure that patients are clean and comfortable and their needs, both physical and emotional, are met. LPNs take care of people who are sick, injured, or disabled and many time they provide emotional comfort by simply talking with the patient. Licensed practical nurses work under the supervision [...]

LPN Salary

LPN Salary

LPN wages average $13.53 an hour in Mississippi but range to $23.67 per hour in Connecticut. It appears likely that unionization is one of the major factors contributing to higher wages for LPNs. States that have high union density for hospital nurses – Alaska, California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and [...]

Hospitals Should Increase Their Employment of LPNs

LPNs Employment

Hospitals can and should increase their employment of LPNs while instituting practices that enable LPNs, RNs and other members of the nursing staff to function as an effective team. While LPNs cannot substitute for RNs, they can be utilized to their full scope of practice, thus adding a highly qualified, cost-effective member to the nursing [...]

LPN Training

LPN Training

LPNs education and training process usually lasting 12-18 months before being licensed. Then the LPNs are required to complete a state-approved practical nursing program and pass a licensing examination: the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEXPN). LPN programs combine classroom study with clinical practice, the latter typically located in a hospital. The standard LPN curriculum [...]

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LPN Duties

A primary duty of an LPN is to ensure that patients are clean and comfortable and their needs, both physical and emotional, are met. LPNs take care of people who are sick, injured, or disabled and many time they provide emotional comfort by simply talking with the patient. Licensed practical nurses work under the supervision [...]

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Who Are LPNs?

There are currently over 700,000 licensed practical nurses employed in the United States, 25 percent of whom work in hospitals. Like RNs, LPNs are licensed professionals, and in non-intensive settings RNs and LPNs often fill the same role. In acute care hospitals, LPNs care for the sick, injured, convalescent and disabled under the direction of [...]

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LPN Salary

LPN wages average $13.53 an hour in Mississippi but range to $23.67 per hour in Connecticut. It appears likely that unionization is one of the major factors contributing to higher wages for LPNs. States that have high union density for hospital nurses – Alaska, California, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and [...]

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