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What is HIPAA?

June 14, 2019

With the latest privacy push in healthcare and personally identifiable information, it is imperative that LPN nurses understand HIPAA regulations to properly comply in their workplace. What is HIPAA? HIPAA is an acronym for a federal privacy regulation. It stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability act of 1996. It’s found at 45 CFR Part 160 and 164. HIPAA affects …

LVN vs LPN Explained

February 3, 2017

Difference Between LPN and LVN If you’re trying to decide between becoming an LPN or an LVN, you’re in luck:  there are one and the same – except for their titles. LPN, which stands for Licensed Practical Nurse, is the title used in forty-eight states (and most Canadian provinces). California and Texas use the acronym LVN, for Licensed Vocational Nurse. …