Graduate from trade or vocational program
LPN - current license and registration to practice in NYS
The Licensed Practical Nurse, within the legal scope of practice, is accountable for assisting/participating with patient care delivery under the direction of a registered professional nurse, encompassing data collection, planning, implementation and evaluation. Specifically performance of tasks/treatments, reinforcement of patient education, and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team. Understands and acts appropriately to ensure optimum use of all resources.
Graduation from a Practical Nursing program.
Maintains competency in professional nursing practices.
Assumes responsibility for own self-development and for keeping current with advances in nursing knowledge and techniques.
Assumes responsibility for maintaining current knowldege related to the age and development of the patient population in areas in which they work.