Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) work with registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, social workers, and other allied health care professionals to provide patient care.

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) observe, assess, monitor, and document patient symptoms, reactions, and progress. They administer medications, perform medical procedures, educate and inform about nutrition, selfcare, medication management, disease prevention and promote health to patients, families and caregivers. They play a significant role in frontline health care delivery.

Licensed practical nursing is a dynamic profession with multiple opportunities to learn, grow, and advance in clinical practice or in a leadership role.

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