Employment Outlook

There is currently a shortage of nurses in Virginia and throughout the United States. Licensed practical nurses play an important role in the delivery of health care in hospitals, long term care facilities, primary care offices, clinics, Civil Service, the military, home health and private duty nursing, day care centers, schools, rehabilitation facilities, and other locations.

For detailed information about employment in the Health Care Industry and its many related occupations, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor.