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Licensed Practical Nurses

Provide basic nursing care under the direction of doctors and registered nurses.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$21.34 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

College certificate is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
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Job Title Examples:

Charge Nurse
Clinic Nurse
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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