Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse is the quickest way to enter a nursing career - it only requires one year of training. Practical nurses must be very compassionate and patient, and be excellent caregivers. LPNs perform a variety of tasks including monitoring patients and medical equipment, gathering information from patients and recording it, administering medications and patient care.
Provide basic nursing care under direction of registered nurses, physicians and/or supervisors. Licensing required.