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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...

3 Fast-Track Nursing Related Programs You Can Pursue Now

The nursing field is growing, and like many aspiring caregivers, you are eager to get involved. We don’t blame you! Research shows that healthcare is among the fastest growing and most rewarding industries to get into today. So, where do you begin There are many...

How to Become a CNA in Connecticut

A Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) is a vital member of the healthcare team. Day-in and day-out, CNAs are needed to ensure that patients are receiving comfortable, quality care. We’ve already talked about the many reasons one should become a CNA, but how do you do it?...

LPN vs. CNA: Which Nursing Path is Right for You?

LPN vs. CNA – two different acronyms, two different credentials, and two very distinct, yet very essential, roles within the nursing field. They are also some of the most accessible and in-demand nursing careers today. Right now, you might be debating between a LPN or...

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