Why Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN): Dollars and Sense

Career Advice, Career Planning
At Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health, we believe Practical Nursing is a field populated by people who radiate compassion and caring. Much of their reward lies in the satisfaction of helping others return to and maintain health. Yet, for those still considering the nursing profession, it's also important to look at the return on investment in both time and finances. Review the reasons to become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Demand for Licensed Practical Nurses Before seeking an education, it's essential to look at the graduates' employability. LPN graduates enjoy an extremely high rate of employability. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for LPNs should grow by 12 percent between 2016 and 2026, which the organization calls "faster than average" growth. Many factors have prompted…
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