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Occuapational Outlook Handbook: Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
The federal government's data on LVN careers, including pay, job demand, job growth expectations, what the job is like, and how to prepare for a career as a licensed vocational nurse. Also includes information on similar occupations
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Registered Nurses
The federal government's data on RN careers, including pay, job demand, job growth expectations, what the job is like, and how to prepare for a career as a registered nurse. Also includes information on similar occupations
ACC Library Services Health Careers Research Guide
Check out this detailed guide about a wide range of health-related careers. It includes information on professions taught at ACC, advanced medical professions, and alternative health careers.
Government Agencies and Boards
Texas Board of Nursing Examiners
Once divided into separate boards for RNs and LVNs, the boards were merged in 2004. This page can answer many of your questions about nursing licenses in Texas.
National Institute of Nursing Research
A specialized research arm of the National Institutes of Health. Check the publications section to find out about the latest in government nursing research.
State-by-state information on obtaining licensure for both registered and practical/vocational nursing.