Do you know the difference between a LVN and a LPN? It’s fine if you don’t. Most people don’t. It’s all about where you practice nursing in the USA. According to Wikipedia, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in much of the United States and most Canadian provinces is a nurse who cares for people who […]
There are many ways to study for LVN class. Nursing tests can be challenging. One thing we recommend is to take practice tests. Grab what you can and just learn from your mistakes. Yes, you need to read the material and listen in class, but try to get used to taking NCLEX tests and prepare […]
Do you ever wonder how to become a nurse? Look no further! CDI (Career Development Institute, Inc.) is one of the best LVN programs in Los Angeles. We have an accelerated vocational nursing school that offers small classes. Our top nursing school is here for you at a reasonable price. Our mission is to help […]
Becoming an LVN isn’t easy. You want to learn from the best and CDI’s nursing program in Los Angeles is an accredited program in southern California. We continue to look around the web for interesting articles that further the education of students here on the west coast and across the globe. Once graduating, your everyday […]
By Emily Gurnon There is no doubt that doctors make mistakes, just like people in every other profession. Who hasn’t heard of a surgeon who removed the wrong organ or a gynecologist who missed the symptoms of ovarian cancer? Of course, when doctors fall short, the consequences can be deadly. They rightly should face more […]
An instructional video on the right way to move, redirect and feed dementia patients. Nurses in the LVN profession can get a refresher by watching this quick video.
As our nation’s population, and indeed, the population of the world ages, adult children are becoming the primary caregivers – and unsung heroes – for their aging parents. Becoming informed advocates so that we can better love our parents and ourselves as we age will help businesses, communities, and individual families cope with the coming […]
LVN skills such as maintaining personal hygiene and assisting patients with food and fluid intake are often dubbed ‘basic’, but are vital for improving health and wellbeing.
Nursing Perils For many of us, nursing isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. Most of us became nurses because we care about people and want to make a difference in their lives. Over time, nurses develop a nursing intuition and a working knowledge of disease and trauma. Our intuition, knowledge, and caring […]
LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe the pathphysiology of traumatic brain injury. Discuss appropriate assessment of patients with TBIs. Identify nursing and medical interventions for patients with TBIs. Hours: 1.9 CE hours Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be devastating, with death the worst-case scenario. In patients who survive, TBIs can cause a wide range of problems. Some of these […]