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 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 Hull:
Offer to help a fellow coworker.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Carson City:
"Don't Take Extra Vaccines."
In order to get into the nursing program, I wish I had my childhood shot records. Instead I retook the childhood shots and have had permanent damage to my bowels since then. Diarrhea since 2003, multiple health problems from not holding onto my nutrition.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Johnson City:
"Responsibility."
Research jobs before applying.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Waukesha:
You may make a difference in someone's life so be caring and empathetic. If you are having a bad day just remember tomorrow is another day.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Ardmore:
"Working with people is very satisfying and helping them lead."
Work in a dr's office.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Erie:
"Compassion Is A Virtue Use It."
Wear good shoes! Always use good body mechanics and be an example of health to your patients. The customer may not always be right but always always have a smile and do your best to accommodate them to the best of your ability. We are all human we make mistakes learn from them don't beat yourself up over the small errors. You will learn life is really too short love and care for your patients as if they are your family.