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LVN vs CNA: Career Outlook Comparison

Posted by Alicia Robinson on May 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the expected need for LVNs and CNAs between 2014-2024 is at least twice of the national average of 7% for all jobs in the United States. What this means for you if you are considering entering these positions in the healthcare field is that the two careers are very stable.

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Topics: LVN, career, lvn work, CNA, CNA work

IN THE LAB: Donning PPE

Posted by Grace Youn on May 17, 2016 9:30:00 AM
Welcome back to our video series "IN THE LAB"!  
Today, you'll be learning about how to don and remove patient protective equipment (PPE) with Ms. K!  
 
 
If you haven't seen our other videos, check out our "IN THE LAB" series on YouTube!
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Topics: career, lvn work, CNA work, donning PPE

IN THE LAB: Proper Tourniquet Technique

Posted by Grace Youn on May 3, 2016 11:24:43 AM
 
Welcome back to our video series "IN THE LAB"! (Did you miss us?) 
Today, you'll be learning about the Proper Tourniquet Technique from our dapper instructor, Mr. S!   
 
If you haven't seen our other videos, check out the series below or on YouTube!
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Topics: career, lvn work, CNA work, proper tourniquet technique, in the lab

IN THE LAB: Pivot Transfer Method

Posted by Grace Youn on Apr 19, 2016 2:00:00 PM
 
Welcome back to our video series "IN THE LAB"! (Did you miss us?) 
Today, you'll be learning about the Pivot Transfer Method from our instructor, Mrs. K! 

 
If you haven't seen our other videos, check out the series below or on YouTube!
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Topics: career, lvn work, CNA work, in the lab

IN THE LAB: Proper Ear-drop Instillation

Posted by Grace Youn on Apr 5, 2016 1:00:00 PM

So you've seen our "Proper Hand Washing Technique" video and our "How to Insert a Foley Catheter" video...

Oh, you haven't?
Go watch those too! 


 

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Topics: career, lvn work, public, proper ear-drop instillation

IN THE LAB: How to Insert a Foley Catheter

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 8, 2016 1:30:00 PM
 
So, what's a foley catheter? (Is it pronounced foe-lee or for-lay?) 
What do you use it for? How do you take it out?   
 
Find out in today's episode of "In the Lab"! 
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Topics: career, lvn work, public, In the lab with Miss Kristine

IN THE LAB: Proper Eye Drop Instillation

Posted by Grace Youn on Feb 23, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Pop Quiz

What is the first step before eye drop instillation? (Answer at the bottom, but don't cheat!)

a.) Wear a clean pair of gloves
b.) Wash your hands with soap and water
c.) Wrap your non-dominant index finger with tissue paper
d.) All of the above
e.) None of the above

Whether you're a healthcare professional or a mom trying to clean out her son's twitchy eye, learning proper eye drop instillation is useful to know! 

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Topics: career, lvn work, public, In the lab with Miss Kristine, eye drop instillation

A Day in the Life: What Vocational Nursing is All About

Posted by Alicia Robinson on Jan 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM



As a potential or current vocational nursing student, you may be wondering what a typical day is like for those in a vocational nursing career. This is important to know, because it will give you an idea of what you can expect once you graduate and pass your nursing exam.

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Topics: LVN, career, lvn work, public

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