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    Exploring the Field of Licensed Practical Nurses Health care has recently emerged as one of the largest and most prominent industries in today’s society. Due to the vastly growing population, our generation has seen a dramatic increase in the number of health care professionals and facilities as well as a surge in medical science. People are living much longer because of all of the discoveries that have been made in the past few decades and now we are experiencing a large number of people, many from the geriatric population, who are experiencing new diseases and illnesses that were never an issue before. Many need assistance with basic life functions that we often take for granted such as feeding themselves, bathing, using the restroom, changing…

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    Licensed Practical Nurses are nurses that provide basic medical care for patients. The education is that you need to complete an approved educational program and it typically takes 1 year to complete. After high school, one good college to go to is Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit. The lowest salary range for an LPN is $32,510 and the highest is $60,420. The job outlook is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018). One person quality you need to have…

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    world knows about the medical field? There’s so much to learn and it’s constantly changing. Here going to talk about one section of the medical field: LPN. Which stands for Licensed Practical Nurse. Going to go over how to pay when in college, how to become an LPN, the salary and the outlook, and finally what is done on the job. There are a few different ways to pay for school. The first way one can pay, is using cold hard cash. Cash doesn't have any interest on it and no obligation to have…

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    What it Takes to be a Nurse Did you know that an employment change of 182,900 positions will be available between 2012 and 2022? That sounds like music to my ears. A Licensed Practical Nurse, or a LPN, is a nurse who helps registered nurses or physicians with patients and their health issues. This profession takes going above and beyond for your patients, being determined to work hard, and having different types of skills to be successful in your duties. Education is a major requirement to…

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    different varieties of contributors that determine the quality of care and life. In the United States the long-term care facilities, nursing homes, are common places for many elders. In studies they have identified staffing as one of the reasons for poor quality care.(Juh Hyun Shin) In research conducted by the division of nursing, Ewha Womans University investigated relations between nursing staff and quality of life(QOL). There have been random sample interviews from the residents of…

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    graduate nurse has to handle professional transitions to continue growth in their care and development. Organizations play a role in assisting new graduate employees through this transition. “Knowing what to expect during this transformation can reduce the stress of accepting and transitioning into a new role and result in quality outcome” (Cherry & Jacob, 2014). “With the ever changing health care environment the nurse has to adapt to high-acuity patients, knowledgeable family members, keeping…

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    The contemporary time is characterized by heightened expansion of the health care industry. Choosing a career in this sector offers persons with sufficient opportunities to obtain employment in different work environments. It provides a wide range of job choices including nursing and medical assisting. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and medical assistants (MAs) are both important affiliates of the health care industry. They both have capabilities and an assortment of skills which enable them…

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    Introduction “As defined by The American Nurses Association (ANA), delegation is the transfer of responsibility for the performance of a task from one individual to another while retaining accountability for the outcome” (Kelly, 2012 p. 369) Delegation occurs when a task is assigned based on job description and matching the staff to patient needs (NCSBN, 2005). Decisions on delegation are based on principles according to the individual’s scope of practice. Before any task is delegated, it is…

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    doctor or a nurse to help him travel abroad to die with the help of a suicide society in Switzerland (Griffith, 2014). The argument was over the policy made for friends, and family who had emotional ties, are able to assist in a death (Griffith, 2014). The policy was not clear on those without emotional ties to the person committing suicide, such as a nurse or doctor (Griffith, 2014). The UK, has now come up with an Assisted Dying Bill, which provides the terminally ill person possible…

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    Shortly after graduating from Northwestern I decided to switch things up, so I took a job as a labor and delivery nurse. I wanted to get away from chronic illness and death and be a part of something happy and exciting. Being a labor and delivery nurse is amazing. I absolutely love being a part of bringing new life into the world for families, whether they’re brand-new or having their sixth child. This particular field is mostly happy, but that is certainly not always the case. There are times…

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