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 Charlevoix:
When caring for your patients, remember the standard for court, (yes some of you will have to be there describing/defending your actions) Is: "What a reasonable & prudent nurse would do". Just do right by your patients, the rest will fall in place. ..... It's a job that will make you cuss, frazzled, cry, laugh, be amazed, and when your residents tell you they love you it makes it worth all the energy and giving.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Philadelphia:
Be serious take your position highly.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Winter Haven:
"I wish I would have continued my education."
Don't stop at an LPN go on for your RN your bachelors if you love nursing go on.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Phoenix:
Go for your RN degree as soon as you are able to do so.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Philadelphia:
"Common sense."
Be articulate and professional always because the public is always watching and judging.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Reston:
"LPN Stepping Stone."
Gain clinical experience, be proud of your LPN status byt quickly progress to RN, BSN ASAP !

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Orlando:
"Politics."
Always know why you are giving a medication.