Moving from LPN to RN: The Responsibilities

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We have already written in past blogs about the differences in salaries for LPNs and RNs, but what are some differences in job responsibilities? There a fair number of duties that RNs can perform that LPNs can’t. This blog touches on just how different the jobs can be. Because the jobs vary in responsibility, there are many areas of the …

How Can LPNs Learn to do an IV Push?

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In a 2007 study by American Nurses Association stated that 48% of injectable medication errors happened during preparation and administration of IV medications. A similar study stated that most errors occurred during IV bolus administration (73% rate of error). This was mainly due to bolus doses being injected faster than recommended. The report also stated that the reason for all …

How to Prepare Properly for Nursing School

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I wrote this blog because I was motivated by watching all of the news coverage of Irma, the very strong hurricane causing so much devastation in the islands. Along with my colleagues at Accell Education, we are very concerned about everyone in the path of this storm. Thanks to everyone in advance for making preparations and for taking the warnings …