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Salary Expectations of LPNs

When deciding where to put your training to good use as a licensed practical nurse (LPN), there are a lot of factors to take into account, and for many job-hunters, the pay is among the most important. Whether you’re a student or working professional looking for a change of scenery, it’s important to consider salary

Graduate Interview with Former Practical Nursing Student, Na’Taasha Brown

Choosing to begin a new career or expand your job opportunities takes hard work and dedication. It also takes the right training program. If you’re considering the Practical Nursing program at Prism Career Institute, learn more about what to expect with insights from Na’Taasha Brown, a former student and licensed practical nurse (LPN). Na’Taasha’s Student

Wound Care Best Practices for LPNs

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) perform a wide range of duties, from bedside care and medication administration to administrative tasks and support with activities of daily living. Among the capabilities required to support doctors and nurses and perform this complex job, wound care is an important skill. Wound care is just one of the many skills

Being Prepared For Emergencies as an LPN

Though the licensed practical nurse (LPN) role in emergencies may seem to be more distanced than that of a registered nurse (RN), it’s still important for them to prepare for emergency care. Thinking clearly in an emergency may seem like a daunting task to students and newly qualified nurses, but it doesn’t need to be.

Balancing Your LPN Career and Family Life

Sometimes, balancing a nursing career with family life can seem impossible. Whether you’re already a nurse or interested in licensed practical nursing (LPN), figuring out how to maintain your family life while you’re busy with a nursing career is a valid concern. However, there are a few things you can do to ensure you aren’t

Comparing the Benefits of Working in Different Specialties as an LPN

Under the broad umbrella of nursing, there is a wide variety of specialties. As with any industry, specialists exist to ensure the needs of all are met when something requires a particular amount of study or training. This couldn’t be truer for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), who can earn special certifications that allow them to

Switching Careers: Why You Should Consider Becoming an LPN

Thinking of switching careers? Many people find themselves in a job that doesn’t offer the opportunities they dream of. Though it may seem daunting to switch your career, the process doesn’t have to be, and the benefits of switching to a career in nursing can be huge. From better pay to future job and educational

What Employers Are Looking For in an LPN

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are a crucial piece of the healthcare workforce. They frequently work in a variety of different settings and must carry out various duties to be successful. As you might imagine, there are several important LPN skills and qualifications that employers look for in candidates. Although there are cases in which certain

Comparing Different Job Opportunities for LPNs

It’s a well-known fact that medical careers are in high demand. A licensed practical nurse (LPN) can find exciting opportunities in all kinds of settings, from hospitals and clinics to residential care facilities. There are so many options that it can be difficult to choose which direction to go in. Luckily, there isn’t a wrong

Breaking Down the Different Duties of an LPN

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) work in a surprisingly wide range of locations and roles, and as a result, they have many different duties depending on where their career takes them. Although all LPNs have a few core duties in common, it is not unusual for an LPN who works in a hospital to have different