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Which is Right for You? Full-Time or Part-Time LPN Programs

You’ve already made a significant decision – to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)! LPNs are very important team members in the healthcare field, providing essential care for the ill, the ailed, and the injured. Now, you are facing another important decision:...

LPN vs. LVN: Is There a Difference?

Practical nursing is one of the fastest paths you can take into the nursing field. As a result, you might be considering becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse, or an LPN. In your research, however, you might have found that you also have the option to earn the title as...

HHA vs. CNA: Which Path is Right for You?

Home Health Aides and Certified Nursing Aides, also known as HHAs and CNAs, have very similar roles in the larger healthcare community. Both assist, care for, and provide companionship to patients in need. Not to mention, both career paths are some of the fastest...

Practical Nursing 101: How Long Does It Take to Become an LPN?

Can you believe that a quality job in healthcare could be just a season away? Despite popular belief, it doesn’t take years in the classroom to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Rather, earning your LPN credentials in Connecticut requires a short and simple...

What Can an LPN Do for Work After Graduation?

It is not uncommon for an aspiring LPN to hear, “It’s so great that you’ll work in a nursing home!” or something of the like. Many people assume that Licensed Practical Nurses can only work in nursing home settings. And while many LPNs get into the field only to work...

Practical Nursing 101: What is an LPN?

So you want to become a nurse?  Launching a nursing career as an LPN is a great first step towards your goals. LPNs are fundamental to the nursing field, helping provide basic patient care for those in need. Beyond that, what is an LPN, exactly, and what does it mean...

Unique LPN Career Options

There are so many career options for LPNs that stretch way beyond the most common LPN job. The LPN role, perhaps unexpectedly, actually allows for a great deal of flexibility within the healthcare field! Depending on your personal and professional goals, you can find...

The Components of a Great Practical Nursing Program

If you’re on the hunt for a great practical nursing program in Connecticut, chances are you’re wondering, “Are they all the same?” Below we outline what makes a diploma nursing program – such as Stone Academy’s Practical Nursing (LPN) program – stand out. In Stone’s...

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