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A Day in the Life of an LPN - Compass Alum, Amy Bickford

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Compass Career College Practical Nurse students working togetherA day in the shoes of a Licensed Practical Nurse is nothing short of extraordinary. You can expect to do anything from administration task management, meeting with patients, preparing and assisting in surgery, administering medication, monitoring their response, etc. Every day is equipped with different tasks, challenges, and patients.

The average 8-12 hour shifts are filled with unexpected twists and turns, but one thing is for sure; Compass Career College prepares you for it all. Take it from 2016 Compass graduate, Amy Bickford, as she shares her daily life as an LPN.

Is Welding Essential?

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Compass Career College student weldingAccording to American Welding Society research, 70 percent of all manufactured products are made with the skills of welders. Ultimately, welding is essential. It is more than just a process that joins two metals together permanently. Welding is a part of our everyday lives. From cars and planes to buildings, bridges, and small kitchen appliances, metal work is the backbone of our economy. Many industries, including Automotive, Construction and Aviation industries, would not exist without the skills of a welder.

Become An Essential Worker

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Compass Career College Allied Health students in class talkingThe COVID-19 Pandemic has shed light on the continuous need for essential workers throughout the nation. There is no definition of an “essential worker”, but it is understood that those working in the healthcare industry are essential to the safety of human lives. Occupations in this industry include doctors, nurses, caregivers, medical assistants, nurse aides, medical coders etc. who are on the front line in the fight against COVID-19.

Steps to Become a Licensed Practical Nurse

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Compass Career College Pratical Nursing hallway with students and teachersBecoming a licensed practical nurse is one way to enter the surging health care field without attending years of school. Students frequently complete their education and begin working within two years. It is also a career that can be a starting point for further education and employment opportunities in the nursing field.

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