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What do people wish they knew before earning their Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Here's what 15,545 Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) reviewers have answered when asked “What is the one thing you wish you knew before earning this certification?”

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“I wish I had known how much I would enjoy being a nurse, because I would have become one sooner.”

May 3, 2021

“Many employers prefer registered nurses”

May 3, 2021

“I wish I would would continue into the RN program, immediately after the LPN program m.”

May 3, 2021

“That alot of Companies don't have the proper funding to have a plentiful supply of glaze, diapers, wipes, pee pads, sheets, and one nursing home ran out of food cause they couldn't pay the food bill. I quit cause I couldn't work in these kind of environment s”

May 3, 2021

“I wish I would have known about the different levels of core classes. In order to obtain my RN, I will now have to complete degree level core classes in order to continue growing within my field.”

May 3, 2021

“Schooling and actually being a nurse is total different”

May 3, 2021

“How determined I was to achieve my goal”

May 2, 2021

“the limitations on job opportunities available to me versus if I were to have went straight to the RN program.”

May 2, 2021

“the limitations on job opportunities available to me versus if I were to have went straight to the RN program.”

May 2, 2021

“the limitations on job opportunities available to me versus if I were to have went straight to the RN program.”

May 2, 2021

“How to better cope with stress, & be more proficient in time management”

April 30, 2021

“I was happy with my experience.”

April 30, 2021

“I was happy with my experience.”

April 30, 2021

“I wish I had continued school and gotten my BSN immediately instead of taking a break.”

April 30, 2021

“That I had gone on for my RN”

April 30, 2021

“The it’s not how “smart” you are. It’s how hard you’re willing to work.”

April 29, 2021

“That I needed to continue my education to my BSN immediately.”

April 29, 2021

“That I needed to continue my education to my BSN immediately.”

April 29, 2021

“That I needed to continue my education to my BSN immediately.”

April 29, 2021

“I wish that I would have done better research on schools.”

April 29, 2021