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Nurses represent the largest single group of practitioners in the health care system, with over 2.7 million registered nurses and 750,000 licensed practical nurses, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Licensed practical nurses, often referred to as LPNs, provide basic patient care, performing a variety of duties…

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Nursing as a growing career

According to the American Nurses Association, there are more than 3 million nurses nationwide; this number has more than doubled since 1980, and the employment rate for nurses has risen more than 10% during the same period. The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that nursing careers are projected to grow…

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DID YOU KNOW? (nursing history)

Modern history: 1851-1856 — Volunteer nurses played a crucial role in the healthcare of soldiers in large wars. First lady Mary Todd Lincoln and celebrated American poet Walt Whitman became volunteer nurses and cared for patients during the American Civil War. 1860 — Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, founded…

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10 Things You May Not Know About Nursing according to Boston.com

Nursing is the largest health care occupation, with 2.6 million registered nurses. Nursing is also one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. But did you know that?… share this: * Despite the current easing of the nursing shortage due to the recession, the U.S. nursing shortage is projected…

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