An LPN cares for and gives prescribed medical personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled patients. Takes and records patients' vital signs. Dresses wounds, gives enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages. Applies compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge. Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection. Requires an LPN or LVN license.