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Doris Watson, MSN, RN

If you are interested in attending a particular school, check with the schools academic/counseling center to see what services they offer for english and math skills. To become an LPN you will need a strong background in math and english. As an LPN you will be required to calculate doses of medications and convert weight measures (such as lbs. to Kg). You will need strong english skills to write reports, research papers, patient care plans. Most schools will offer tutoring programs. When I first entered nursing at the LPN level, math was my weakest subject, and I had to go this route. When I got to the BSN level of nursing, I took statistics twice. Don't get discouraged because you have been out of school for awhile; you can accomplish your goals.

Answered 9 years ago

Doris Watson, MSN, RN