Licensed practical nurses provide nursing care usually under the direction of medical practitioners, registered nurses or other health team members. They are employed in hospitals, nursing homes, extended care facilities, rehabilitation centres, doctors’ offices, clinics, companies, private homes and community health centres. Operating room technicians are included in this unit group.
Licensed practical nurses perform some or all of the following duties:
Working under the direction of a medical practitioner or registered nurse is not required for licensed practical nurses in all jurisdictions.
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