Five Common Myths About LVNs in California

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A common misconception is that a licensed vocational (or practical) nurse is that they aren’t really nurses. Yes, becoming a registered nurse (RN) requires more schooling and RNs have different opportunities than an LVN. However, becoming a vocational nurse does mean that you are licensed, that you can deliver excellent care to patients and that […]

What is the Role of a Cardiac Nurse?

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As our students get ready to start their careers as LVNs in California, we love to engage and inform them about what kind of a career path is waiting for them once they start working. In honor of Valentine’s Day, what better specialty to discuss than cardiac nursing? What is a Cardiac Nurse? Cardiac care […]

5 Causes of the Very Real Nursing Shortage

It’s nearly impossible to scan past a headline today without reading about the pending nursing shortage. Is the pending staffing crisis is real or just media hype? The truth: the healthcare industry is facing a huge need for nurses in the next decade. We broke down some reasons why below so we can all understand […]

How to Transition from an LVN to an RN

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The advantage of enrolling in a vocational nurse program is beneficial for many people who want, or need, to start their nursing careers as quickly as possible. Once you become an LVN, you can start gaining valuable job experience sooner than enrolling in a four-year institution and getting your bachelor’s degree. Many students also discover […]