The Rise of Employment for LPNs


There are many opportunities present for licensed practical nurses or LPNs. Their work is not limited to hospitals only, there are nursing homes and clinics that they can work with; schools hire licensed practical to ensure that the safety of their students is secured especially those facing accidents and wounds which an LPN can accommodate by providing proper nursing.


It is said that the employment rate for Licensed Practical Nurses will increase by 14 percent between YR 2006 to 2016. Health care institutions are increasing therefore demand for licensed nurses or LPNs is evident. Since there is a spread of advanced technology, the work of physicians, other doctors and nurses are not limited in walls of a hospital; some clinics, emergency medical centers and personal offices of physicians have been established to perform some duties that are also done in hospitals.
If medical companies are increasing, therefore nurses and doctors too are in demand all over the world. Many nursing graduates in the Philippines go international due to the demands or nurses abroad. Also, the pay is much higher compared to their domestic country. People age no matter how they tend to slow aging that’s why nurses will always be in demand because patients demand to be cared for. If you are a licensed practical nurse, your education and your license will back you up when it comes to job-hunting; medical industries are searching for nurses who know not just the basic of care giving someone who is equipped with the proper nursing skills such as doing laboratory test, injections to patients, dressing wounds of patients, and analyzing the patient’s conditions.

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