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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