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CNA to LPN: What You Should Know

It’s always a good idea to test out the waters of a career path before diving right in. Sometimes you can get a taste for a class or topic that you like, in high school. Other times, it’s through a family business or early job, that you begin to understand what your...

How to Choose an LPN Nurse Training School

Licensed practical nursing is a great gateway into the nursing field. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are fundamental to healthcare, providing basic patient care for those in need. If you dream of becoming a nurse and wish to start training and working fast, the LPN...

LPN Education Requirements in Connecticut

What does it take to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)? Besides your own hard work and passion through an educational program, it also takes meeting a few state-mandated requirements. LPN coursework is set up to prepare you for your career as a nurse, as well as...

The LPN Job Outlook in Connecticut

Over 300 available LPN jobs by 2026. $28 an hour. An average, annual salary of more than $58k. Can you believe that these opportunities are within reach after just 16 months of school? The Department of Labor tells us that the time to pursue a nursing career in...

3 Nursing School Options for Those Just Starting Out

Whether you’re a high school senior wondering what your next steps will be, or you’re a second-career starter, jumping into the nursing field is something that you can do with your eyes wide open... and little to no experience! Thanks to the many entry-level,...

LPN Prerequisites: What You Need to Enroll in LPN School

Knowing that you want to become an LPN is one thing, but understanding how exactly to get there is another! Right now, you may have questions like, How hard is it to get into an LPN program? What are the common LPN prerequisites? Will I have to submit test scores?...

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...

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