Your Earning Potential as an LVN in California: How Does it Compare?

No matter where you are in your current career path: you deserve to receive a fair and competitive wage.

Investing in your education is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. As you research different careers, you’re probably also researching programs at both trade schools and 4-year colleges/universities.  Today, young people are more interested than ever in becoming a nurse. With thousands of nurses all over the country getting closer to […]

Match the LVN Role to Your Personality

Nursing Personality

For anyone new to nursing or considering enrolling in an LVN program, it makes perfect sense that you’d have questions about what kind of LVN role is ideal for your personality. Your studies and certification will enable you to work in a number of nursing capacities at a variety of facilities. Throughout your career, you […]

Five Common Myths About LVNs in California

A common misconception is that a licensed vocational (or practical) nurse is that they aren’t really nurses. Yes, becoming a registered nurse (RN) requires more schooling and RNs have different opportunities than an LVN. However, becoming a vocational nurse does mean that you are licensed, that you can deliver excellent care to patients and that […]

Career Development: Staying Focused on Your Career Goals

Learn How to Work with Patients

Every professional needs to revisit their personal career development regularly. Both seasoned nurses and newly hired LVNs in California alike deserve opportunities to examine their individual goals. Whether you are interested in management and leadership opportunities, or want to move into specializations, there are several steps you can take to broaden your skill set and potentially earn more income.

5 Nursing Student Heroes

Top Five Reasons to Become an LVN

Aspiring nurse heroes deserve just as much recognition. We found these stories to be truly inspirational. We hope you do, too.

Big Trends Impacting Nursing in 2019

hese are off-duty nurses who, faced with a crisis, jumped into professional mode and did what they do, quite literally, all the time.

Since the First World War, the nursing profession has constantly reinvented itself. In today’s modern world, nurses are becoming increasingly vital to deliver excellent care to a larger population. The industry is responding in ways that will continue to make our profession even more challenging and rewarding now and into the future.

5 Modern Nursing Heroes

Great Tips for Nurses

Nursing remains our country’s most trusted profession, and for good reason. Our career path requires a lot of sacrifice, compassion, and, occasionally, genuine heroism. While some nurse heroes already own their space in history (looking at you, Lady with the Lamp), we wanted to highlight some of today’s most inspiring members of our profession. 1. […]

LVN Open House This February

Ever thought of pursuing a career in nursing but didn’t know where to start? We here at CDI are having an Open house! Come join us and learn more about our program, tour the campus, and meet our staff! We are excited to meet and help you figure out a plan to balance life’s obligations […]