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How to Become a Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians, also known as patient care specialists, have a unique and special role in health care. Patient care technicians work hands-on with patients in settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, private at-home care, and adult day care...

How to Become a Medical Assistant (Fast!) in Connecticut

Medical assistants support physicians by collecting and recording pertinent patient information, among other duties related to delivering patient care. As vital members of healthcare teams, they facilitate efficiencies in the doctor’s office, hospital, outpatient care...

LPN ER Jobs: What is an Emergency Room (ER) Technician?

When you arrive in the hospital and need medical attention fast, an emergency room (ER) technician (“tech” for short) is there to help. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reports that injury and poisoning-related emergencies are the most common problem for...

3 Alternative Careers for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)

For Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), there are more career choices than you might first imagine! One can follow the traditional route as an LPN, or choose an alternative LPN career. What is a “traditional” LPN career? Many LPNs today work in a nursing home or a...

What is the Code of Ethics for LPNs?

In a profession like practical nursing, which deals with the treatment of people, a Code of Ethics acts as a non-negotiable, governing document. Essentially, it is a contract that establishes practice standards for nurses at all career stages, nationwide. The LPN Code...
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