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Licensed Practical Nurses


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

Licensed Practical Nurses provide nursing care in a variety of settings, especially long-term care facilities. They monitor patients and maintain records. They work under the direction of registered nurses or doctors. This career requires a license.

Wages $24.20 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Vocational training is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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