LPN Career : Nursing Course


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LPNs go to school for:

1 year

You can take schooling for LPN training at Vocational Schools, Technical Schools, and community colleges but not at:

Middle schools

LPNs perform basic bedside care, record vitals, and draw blood but do not perform:

Surgery

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LPNs take patient temperatures, check respiration and give enemas but are not involved with:

Diagnosing diseases

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During their job, an LPN is most likely to:

Dress wounds, assist with bathing and monitor catheters

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In a normal week, an LPN works:

40 hours

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In 2006, there were this many state-approved training programs in practical nursing:

1,500

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You can take schooling for LPN training at high schools, hospitals and universities but not at:

Girl scout meetings

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The name of the state licensing exam that is needed in order to obtain licensure as an LPN is:

NCLEX-PN

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Here are some categories that one will find on the LPN licensure exam:

Safe & effective care environment, health promotion & maintenance & psychosocial integrity

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Qualities of an LPN include being caring, sympathetic & emotionally stable and not:

Being impatient

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An LPN should be observant, have good decision making skills and be able to follow orders but can not be:

Cranky

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Can an LPN advance to the title of an RN through training programs:

Yes

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In 2006, LPNs held this many jobs:

749,000

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This % of LPNs work in hospitals:

26%

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This % of LPNs work in nursing homes:

26%

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This % of LPNs work in offices with Physicians:

12%

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This % of LPNs work part-time:

19%

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The % that employment for LPNs is expected to grow between 2006 and 2016 is:

14%

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The median average annual salary for an LPN is:

$36,550

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