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are healthcare professionals with a very wide range of duties, responsibilities, and specialties. Nurses are responsible for the treatment, care and safety of patients. They are also responsible for maintenance of and education for the patient. Nurses provide direct and monitor , response, and progress in patient care.

Three main types of nurses are:

An (licensed practical nurse) usually has less than 2 years of training. They perform simple and some medical procedures. They work under other health care professionals to provide patient care.

An (registered nurse) has a university degree in nursing and often is responsible for supervising the tasks of LPNs. RNs provide direct care, patient and make decisions about proper patient care.

An APN (advanced practice nurse) has a masters or doctoral degree. They provide direct care, disease, prescribe , work in research and educate patients and other healthcare professionals. There are many specialties for APNs.

Nurses play a very important part of direct patient care and maintaining in the community. The art of makes dramatic differences in patient outcomes and disease treatment.