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Licensed Practical Nurse Nursing Healthcare
 
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Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) provide bedside care of patients and perform a variety of other nursing duties. Under direct supervision of registered nurses and physicians, LPNs assume the responsibilities of taking vital signs, observing patients and seeing to their comfort, collecting specimens for laboratory tests, administering medications, dressing wounds, starting IVs, and in some cases supervising nursing aides or assistants.
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$24,000-$40,000 Must complete accredited practical nurse program before being eligible for national certifying exam Alamance CC (ADN), Davidson CC (Dip), Forsyth CC (Dip), GTCC (Dip), Montgomery CC (Dip), Rockingham CC (Dip, Cert)
     
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Salary Range: $20,000-$40,000 and up
Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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