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What is the difference between a Licensed practical nurse and a licensed vocational nurse?

I've had a recent career change and i wanna know what is the difference between an Licensed practical nurse and a licensed vocational nurse and if you are an LVN/ LPN what is it like from your perspective?

Asked By: - 5/16/2011
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The licensed practical nurse (LPN) wage varies based on a lot of different factors. Some of the most important determinants of salary include experience and qualifications, the location where the LPN works, and the type of institution... More
Answered By: Maria Anderson - 5/18/2011
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LPN and LVN are the same thing. Some states, I believe California and Texas, refer to them as LVN. they are all the same. They all take the same test.
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Answered By: S i r i - 5/16/2011
 
They are the same, just different names.
Answered By: Lori - 5/16/2011
 
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