Chapter Three: The Right Candidate

Wallner, Rosemary
January 2000
Licensed Practical Nurse;2000, p25
Book Chapter
The chapter provides information about the skills and interests needed by licensed practical nurses (LPN). LPNs must have patients, good health, physical strength, and good communication skills. They also must be observant and possess basic computer skills. LPNs are part of health care teams and must work well with people. They may be exposed to stressful situations, as well as hazards such as chemicals or radiation.


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