What is the difference between a LVN and an LPN in nursing?
I know one is vocational and one is practical or practicing... however, what is the difference and how do they differ in the actual job performed?
Asked By: Deanna D - 2/3/2007
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its the same thing, just different names. its just what the state calls them. if you are a LPN in one state, and you move to a state that calls them LVN, that's what they will license you as.
Answered By: Jen - 2/3/2007
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vocational has more interaction with patients ' medical treatment, practical has more with the physical therapy.
Answered By: de bossy one - 2/3/2007
They are the same. States have different names. My ex is an L.V.N.
Answered By: Cowboy - 2/3/2007
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