Elise A. Wells, LVN, a Licensed Vocational Nurse with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Get to know Licensed Vocational Nurse, Elise A. Wells, who serves patients in Los Angeles, California.

Elise is a licensed vocational nurse currently serving her patients at Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in Los Angeles, California.

The Department of Public Health  is committed to serving others, nurturing life, and promoting an individual’s ability to thrive. As a top-tier nursing department in Los Angeles, they pride themselves on providing state-of-the-art services in Los Angeles county. Their goal is to create a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment to help their patients throughout their healing journey.

Academically, Elise earned her Licensed Vocational nurse certification from Concorde Career College  in 2019,  as well as wound care , and MDS certifications. Elise is currently in the process of returning to school to further her education as a Registered Nurse.  Where she can further assist clients with more intricate care and procedures.  

On a more personal note, she attributes her success to her love of people and being there for her patients and being able to make a difference for them.  As a young child Elise always knew she would become a nurse as she enjoyed caring for the elders and young children in her family.  Caring for others is innate in her and is also something she takes great pride in.

A licensed vocational nurse (LVN) is a job title specific to California and Texas.. LVNs are known as licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in all other states. LVNs and LPNs work under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians, providing bedside care to patients. 

LVNs are typically responsible for monitoring patients’ vital signs, including their blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, height, and weight. Other tasks that LVNs are responsible for include giving injections, recording intake and output of foods and fluids, collecting samples for testing, maintaining equipment, and dressing wounds, medication administration, IVs – among others.

Learn More about Elise A. Wells:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4148386/info/

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