LVN vs. LPN: Is there a Difference in 2022?

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What is an LVN vs. an LPN, and why do you see both terms used interchangeably?  For those interested in becoming a licensed nurse, the terms LVN vs. LPN is a bit confusing.   If you’ve just started looking for LVN programs in California, it can be especially unclear. Spoiler: They’re basically the same thing.   Is […]

Understanding LVNs: 5 Most Common Misunderstandings

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A licensed vocational nurse, more commonly called licensed professional nurses (LPNs) outside of California, share many of the same duties and responsibilities as registered nurses. Read more below to learn how invaluable vocational nurses are in healthcare. 1. LVNs and LPNs are Licensed Nurses Just like an RN, LVNs can provide critical care support in […]

LVN or LPN?

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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 […]