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Michael Smith - Former FRC Student

Feather River College
570 Golden Eagle Ave.
Quincy, CA. 95971


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Career Opportunities

Licensed Vocational Nurses practice under the direction of a licensed Physician or Registered Nurse and are trained to perform services requiring technical and manual nursing skills to provide basic nursing services which include the following:

  • Uses and practices basic assessment (data collection), participates in planning, executes interventions in accordance with the care plan or treatment plan, and contributes to evaluation of individualized interventions related to the care plan or treatment plan.
  • Provides direct patient/client care
  • Performs basic nursing services
  • Administers medications
  • Applies communication skills in patient care and education
  • Participates in patient education to promote self-care skills

Licensed Vocational Nurses are employed in a variety of health care settings that include:

  • Long-term care/skilled nursing facilities
  • Acute care hospitals
  • Home health agencies
  • Physician’s offices
  • Medical clinics
  • Public Health Department
  • Education institutions