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Licensed Practical Nurses

What Do Licensed Practical Nurses Do? Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are health professionals who work under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or a physician and provide basic patient care. Their duties may include: Taking vital signs, monitoring patients’ health, and keeping records about patients’ health; Administering medications, changing bandages, and other basic nursing care; Carrying out prescribed medical and nursing treatments; Educating patients and listening to their concerns and …Read More

Registered Nurses

What Do Registered Nurses Do? Registered nurses (RNs) treat and educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their families. RNs record patients’ medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation. In addition, RNs also: — Deliver and supervise patient care; — Give patients medicines and treatments; …Read More