The Nursing Career: The Field Of Practical Nursing

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My research paper is on the healthcare occupation, in particularly,the field of licensed practical nursing, also called licensed vocational nurses. In my paper, I will cover such things as the definition of career choice, certain requirements, the expected job duties and responsibilities, any additional licensure that is required. After discussing these topics, I will then point out the potential of finding a job, the ranges of salary, as well as the environment I would be working in. Finally, I will talk about the potential growth in this field and legal requirements. Now i will start with the definition of my career choice. The licensed practical nurses, or LPN and also called licensed vocational nurses or LVNs, is one of several popular…show more content…
This certification will strengthen as well as show potential employers an intiative towards personal growth as well as professional achievement. To be specialized in a particular area of this field, one must amass knowledge by going through continuing education programs, formal coursework, self-study, and clinical experience. Then, you must successful pass a certification exam, which will then show their recognition of expertise. There are two programs, The National Association of Practical Nurse Education and Service (or NAPNES) and National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses (or NFLPN), that offer certification courses in such areas as: infection control, nursing administration long term care, hospice and palliative, managed care, among…show more content…
Some of the best LPNs are compassionate toward their patients and patient with them because of their state of health, both of which are necessary. Also, a LPN should be detail oriented and have a good measure of stamina to work long hours and perform some physical-demanding tasks. Due to the constant contact with patients and fellow medical workers, a LPN should also have good speaking skills and interpersonal skills. After reviewing this skills and giving some thought to the matter, I chose to purse a career in nursing
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