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

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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 […]

California Nurses and LVNs: Five Ways to Honor Nurses For National Nurses Week

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Every year, for National Nurses Week, there are plenty of headlines about nurse honorees in California who have been awarded local, regional and even national awards. Before it rolls around again, before your employer leaves a plant and a card on your desk, ask your team and your supervisor how you can plan ahead for […]

CDI named Best LVN School in California

Best LVN School in California in 2017

It isn’t often that you get to brag, but we’re about to do just that. CDI was just named by PracticalNursing.org as the number one LVN program in California for 2017. We certainly strive to provide the best attention to our students that we can to prepare them for the career that awaits them upon […]

Myth of LVN Programs Online

The Myth of LVN Programs Online

While online education has become increasingly common and popular, online nursing programs may not be entirely appropriate for achieving the dream of becoming a licensed vocational nurse. If you’re looking to understand the difference between an accredited, accelerated program and online LVN classes, we’ve supplied some information to help you differentiate. LVN Programs Online Often Aren’t […]

Attention All Nursing Students: 5 Tips to Avoid Burnout

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Change can be exhilarating, and there’s nothing quite like the excitement that comes with embarking on a new program and, with it, a new career. Now that the stress of school, or your nursing career, is truly upon you, it’s time to learn how to manage the physical, intellectual, and emotional stress of becoming a […]

LVN or LPN?

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Do you know the difference between a LVN and a LPN? It’s fine if you don’t. Most people don’t. It’s all about where you practice nursing in the USA. According to Wikipedia, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in much of the United States and most Canadian provinces is a nurse who cares for people who […]