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Obtain your first promotion as a Practical Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 14, 2017

 

Earning a degree as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) does not just promise a good job at the end of your education and training, it actually means a rewarding career – one that also promises further responsibility and opportunity. Of course, taking advantage of this opportunity means that you will have to continue to work in one way or another.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs

What Challenges Will a PN Face in the Nursing Field

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 25, 2017

Deciding to attend nursing school is an important decision, which is why understanding your nursing certification is a necessity. PN degrees are a little different than other nursing degrees such as an RN or a nurse practitioner. While still a vital and important career choice, it's important to understand the challenges you will face as a PN in the nursing field.

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs

Taking a Close Look at Job Growth of Practical Nurses in 2017

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 11, 2016

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) play a vital role in today’s health care arena. While LPNs are not authorized to perform all of the same functions that registered nurses perform, they are able to perform many of the same tasks while under proper medical supervision of a registered nurse or nurse practitioner. While some people who enter the field of practical nursing choose to become a registered nurse, others choose to stay in the field of practical nursing because their jobs are rewarding and there tends to be a lower degree of stress with practical nursing. For these reasons and others, the job growth for LPNs in 2017 is projected to be strong.

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Topics: Practical Nurses, Practical Nursing Jobs

A Few Suggestions for Practical Nursing Job Interviews

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 20, 2016

Congratulations, you've gotten your first job interview as a licensed practical nurse, or PN! Now that you've got your foot in the door, though, you need to know how to make sure that you land the job. PN positions can be competitive, especially in places like Toledo OH. Here are some tips and tricks to make you stand out from the crowd in your interview!

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Topics: Practical Nursing Jobs