The LPNs have, therefore, had to reconsider rejoining school for further training to become (RNs) registered nurses. Alternatively, they have the option of applying for other positions within the hospital. With this latter decision, their wages will remain intact and not be affected. However, straight-forward this might appear to be, not everyone is in agreement about the issue at hand (Claywell 34). One group is of the opinion that the process of phasing out LPNs is beneficial to the entire healthcare system and would prove to be more advantageous than retaining them. They support their claims by analyzing different facets that would be affected by following through with this plan. Firstly, all those in favor agree on the financial benefits that would result from such a decision. They posit, it would be profitable for hospitals and other health care institutions to phase out LPNs. This is because it would reduce the number of employees considerably, thus, saving the institutions on employment wages. LPNs normally work under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians. Phasing them out will, therefore, not affect the day-to-day functioning of these institutions. Patients will still be attended to by the registered nurses who are capable of making decisions even in the absence of physicians unlike LPNs who lack the qualifications to do so (Claywell 67).