The difference between a registered nurse (RN) and a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) is related to the scope of the nurse's duties as defined by state regulations, according to Everest Colleges, Institutes and Universiti... More »

Some good online licensed vocational nursing programs are Distance Minnesota and North Central Texas College. Southeast Community College offers a hybrid program, which includes a combination of online and classroom cour... More »

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Typical duties of a Licensed Vocational Nurse include monitoring the vital statistics of patients, conducting basic health tests such as checking blood pressure, recording observations on patient health, administering si... More »

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According to the Houston Chronicle, the median hourly wage for a licensed vocational nurse, also known as a LVN, is $20.21. This is the reported salary, as of May 2011, as stated in the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More »

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Licensed vocational nurse, or LVN, is a job title that is specific to Texas and California. In all other states, this position is known as an LPN, or licensed practical nurse. LVNs work under the supervision of doctors a... More »

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A licensed practical nurse is a health care worker who cares for sick and injured patients under the direction of a physician or registered nurse. A variety of different places employ licensed practical nurses, including... More »

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A neonatal nurse typically goes to school for two to four years to become a registered nurse. An RN needs a nursing education to meet state licensing requirements. Neonatal nurses often complete a bachelor's degree to co... More »

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