Licensed Practical Nurse

Help others while making a great living for yourself. Be a Licensed Practical Nurse.


Salary Range Potential:
$55,000+ /YEAR

Education Required:
Community College

Skills Needed:
Problem Solving, Mathematics, Basic Computing, Communication, Flexibility, Critical thinking, Attention to detail

Types of Employers:
Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Schools, Clinics, Public Health Departments

Job Description

LPNs are certified healthcare professionals who are responsible for providing basic patient care. LPNs necessarily carry out their job duties under the supervision of either an RN or a doctor. An LPN collects information from the patients to be admitted; regarding medical records, medical insurance details, and helps in completing other pretreatment formalities. An LPN records health details of patients; which usually comprise blood pressure, body temperature, respiration and heartbeat rate among other vital signs. LPNs help the patient prepare for medical examinations, takes test samples from patients, and administers medicines and injections prescribed by the physician to the patients.

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Training Opportunities

Licensed Practical Nurse

This one (1) day non-credit healthcare recertification training provides the Mississippi Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certified in IV therapy with ten (10) continuing education credit hours required to continue utilization of the skillset necessary to perform procedures related to the expanded scope of intravenous therapy in a licensed hospital, licensed skilled nursing facility and a certified end-stage renal dialysis unit. This non-credit program aligns with the state Board of Nursing curriculum that sets forth very specific rules of what needs to be done to achieve the goal of recertification. Upon completion of the ten (10) units, the LPN will test his/her knowledge with an exam.

Example of Class Types
Day or Night Classes:

Pre-requisites required:

Length of Program:
1 Day

Summary of Program Requirements:

Skills Needed

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Bryant Center at Tradition

A’Kendal Woodard

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