Cathy A. Stanley, LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse

Get to know Licensed Practical Nurse, Cathy A. Stanley, who serves patients in Kentucky.

A licensed practical nurse specializing in long-term care, Cathy currently tends to patients in Kentucky. 

Attributing her success to her true desire to care for others, she wanted to be a nurse since she was a child. In the 90s, she started and ran a program for domestic violence victims and over the course of a few years, she helped hundreds of women and children.

Graduating with her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Hazard Community and Technical College in 2000, Cathy is an active member of the National Association of Licensed Practical Nurses.

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is on the front line of nursing, interacting directly with patients on a daily basis. They work under the supervision of doctors and RNs, performing duties such as taking vital signs, collecting lab specimens, administering medication, ensuring patient comfort, performing skills like trach care, foley care, ostomy care, wound care, G- tube care I.V. care, and reporting the status of their patients to their case managers.

LPNs are generally hired in settings such as doctors offices, hospitals, nursing homes, home health environments, and rehabilitation centers. They must be skilled in balancing care for patients, performing skilled tasks, and completing practical daily administrative duties.

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