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    As far as I can tell, the only difference between the two is the name. CA and TX uses LVNs and the rest of the country uses LPNs. Is this really the only difference? I know they take the same test, so is there any problem going from state to a state that uses the other term? Just wondering. Thanks.


    We were told in school that they were the same thing just different locations use different terms to describe….

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    Susan F

    My sister was a nurse in Texas both LVN then RN. There isn’t any difference between LPN and LVN.

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