1.Employment of LVN’s in nursing homes is expected to grow faster than average in response to the long-term care needs of an increasing elderly population, but employment of LVNs-LPNs in hospitals is expected to continue to decline.
2._Median annual earnings of licensed practical nurses are from $30,000 to $40,000 The lowest 10 percent earned less than $25,000, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $45,000
3.Vocational nurses tasks vary greatly; it is a career that offers opportunities with high demand for qualified nurses in nursing care facilities, doctors’ offices, and home health agencies.
4. Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs), perform different medical procedures, however, they can do so only under the supervision of a physician or an RN.
5. LVN training programs are available from vocational schools,
community and junior colleges. Although each state has its own requirements for nurses, in general, one should have a high school diploma and no criminal record before pursuing an LPN program. Most practical nursing programs last about 1 year and include both classroom study and supervised clinical practice. Throughout their careers, LPNs must renew their license through continuing education courses.
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