What is an LVN vs. an LPN, and why do you see both terms used interchangeably? For those interested in becoming a licensed nurse, the terms LVN vs. LPN is a bit confusing. If you’ve just started looking for LVN programs in California, it can be especially unclear. Spoiler: They’re basically the same thing. Is […]
It’s no secret that there’s a large demand for nurses and LVNs. Beyond job security, there are plenty of reasons to become a nurse. Whether it’s being in a stable industry, the substantial pay, or the reward of helping people, you’ll be sure to benefit from living out your dream of becoming a nurse when […]
Becoming an LVN in California isn’t a career. We think of it more as a calling. It’s also one of the most popular career choices amongst young people right now, so much so that four-year nursing programs are turning away students in record numbers. Why does the world need so many LVNs right now? It’s […]
There are a lot of misconceptions about LVNs, so we thought we’d throw out some of the most important facts about becoming a vocational nurse.
CDI has been training nurses since 1998. Throughout our history, we’ve witnessed many students become successful LVNS. It’s why we say this: Nursing isn’t just a career. It’s a calling. Making the decision to start your career as a nurse is a huge step. Students come to our LVN program because it offers an accelerated […]
If there’s anything that one of our graduates will tell you, it’s that we work very hard to prep our LVN students on everything it takes to become a nurse in California. That includes hands-on practicum hours in real-life healthcare settings. It also includes working with our job counselors to make sure our students excel […]
There are more and more people who are interested in becoming a nurse in California. We can think of a few reasons why. One, it’s a well-paying job, with LVNs ranked amongst the top 25 highest-paid professions by job search site Indeed.com. Two, nurses are also one of the most in-demand careers. According to the […]
One of our favorite aspects of the nursing profession is the mutual mentoring that we know new nurses and LVNs in California can look forward to. As one of the top LVN schools in Los Angeles, we’ve seen plenty of our students enter inexperienced and even nervous about working in the field. When they graduate […]
Now as we take a step back from the pandemic as vaccinations are on the rise and we start to “open back up” again, there remains a high-level of focus on the profession. The result? More and more people are changing careers or planning future careers by applying to schools throughout the country.
For newly certified LVNs in California or potential students who have recently enrolled in nursing school in Los Angeles, the history of a day recognizing the impact of the profession probably isn’t on your radar yet. National Nurses Week started with very humble origins. It began in 1954 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Florence […]