Army

68C:Practical Nursing Specialist (68C)

They perform all different kinds of therapeutic and emergency nursing care, under the supervision of doctors, nurses, or NCO’s. They also perform tasks such as dressing wounds.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Practical Nursing Specialist main job is to assist in all patient care routines. This can be dressing a wound or assisting in emergency procedures. Individuals must have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to empathize in order to be successful in this position. The specialist in this MOS will work with people of all ages from infants to seniors. They can work in areas ranging from surgical to ICU and OB. Practical Nursing Specialist will work with and must be familiar with, cardiac pulmonary systems, nutrition and other related field nursing areas.

Military Duties Translated:

This position allows individuals to receive a certificate that gives them the ability to work as a LPN outside of the Military. During training individuals will work in a wide variety of areas and topics, giving them the ability to have experience in different fields from clinical to hospital emergency care.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

EMT