Get to know Licensed Practical Nurse Doris S. Pyle, who is currently retired.
Doris S. Pyle is a retired Licensed Practical Nurse who holds expertise in long term care and geriatrics. Doris has always had a special place in her heart for the geriatric population. She wanted to become a nurse to be able to help them and be there for them. Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on the health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.
In regards to her education, Doris graduated with her Nursing Degree from Indiana University. Indiana University is a major multicampus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate and graduate education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services.
An LPN is a vital part of the healthcare system and is responsible for providing patients with essential care, which includes helping them to eat, dress, bathe, etc. They also assist Registered Nurses (RNs) and Doctors in keeping detailed records, maintaining clear communication between the entire care team and working with patients and their families to understand procedures and how to care for sick relatives. LPNs are directly involved in providing basic patient care and ensuring that patients are comfortable and well cared for. There will be times when an LPN administers certain medications and performs other duties such as taking blood pressure, inserting catheters and recording other vital signs.
Learn More about Doris S. Pyle:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4145057/info/