What Is the Difference Between a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Vocational Nurse?


When patients are receiving care, they might notice nametags on their caregivers and wonder about the differences between a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). It’s important to note that, in some states, the LVN is synonymous with the LPN, or Licensed Practical Nurse. Education and Training There are some similarities in […]

Why Is More Being Required from Nurses?

Nursing has always been a challenging and fulfilling field. That hasn’t changed, but nurses’ roles have expanded in some ways. There are several factors at work here; together, they explain why more is being required of nurses. What Has Changed? Healthcare teams still work to provide patients with the best care, but the way the […]