Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Shreveport:
"That I was not going to get a raise no matter how hard u wor."
Go ahead n get your RN.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Virginia Beach:
"Very Rewarding!"
Pros: Making people feel better about and letting them know that no matter what happens someone loves them and that they have some one there that cares for them no matter what the situation is in their lives.
Cons: Having to see love ones lose their family member they love very much. It is hard sometimes see how people suffer at the end of life.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Kalamazoo:
Pros: I enjoy the work I do, and enjoy the people I work with.
Cons: Understaffed. 4 DON's in one year. A Lott of management changes and turn-over in new year.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Jackson:
Make sure nursing is the career you want to pursue. It requires a lot of time and compassion.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Oswego:
Pros: Patients.
Cons: Stressful.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Ohio:
"Had to work every other holiday."
Stay focused on your job, do it well and to the best of your ability, listen to your instincts if you feel something's wrong it probably is.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Orange City:
"Use your knowledge and past experiences to their fullest."
Use your knowledge and past experiences to their fullest and share that knowledge with others who may learn from them.