What is 'Licensed Practical Nurse - Certified? (LPN-C)'
A Licensed Practical Nurse - Certified (LPN-C) is an LPN who has taken additional education and passed an examination to obtain certification in an advanced role permitting them to provide limited services in intravenous therapy.
Is it for you?
The expanded scope of practice allows the LPN-C to practice nursing in a wider range of services, increasing job stability and flexibility.
Jobs and Salary expectations
The LPN-C may work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, patients' homes, educational institutions, camps, industires, government agencies, and correctional institutions. They genereally work 35 to 40 hours per week. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are common and shifts may rotate. Salary and compensation varies per setting.
- Alex Winter, RN, MSN - Assistant Director of Nursing/Instructor
- This 11-week course combines classroom instuction and laboratory experience to prepare the LPN to perform those duties consistent with the expanded Scope of Practice as outlined in Title 172, Chapter 102 of the State of Nebraska guidelines. Upon successful completion of this course, the LPN will be eligible for examination for certification by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.
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