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 […]

5 Nurses Who Are 21st Century Heroes

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

We all know that nurses perform heroic acts as part of the job. Some, though, go beyond the call of duty on their time off. There are dozens of stories like this out there because nurses are never one to back down from an emergency or a crisis. Still, we thought these remarkable people deserved […]

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 […]

10 Career Tips for Nursing Students

Differences Between LVN and RN

Even if you just started your first week of nursing school, it’s an excellent good time to start thinking about how to prepare for your eventual job search. It’s not that far down the road, after all, especially if you’ve enrolled in an accelerated program. We’ve put together some tips to make sure that you […]

Five Nurse Qualities That Will Make You a Great LVN

We trust that if you’ve made it this far, you have everything it takes to be a great LVN.

Now that you’ve started on the road to becoming a licensed vocational nurse, it’s time to focus on how you can make your profession as rewarding as possible. Nursing is a challenging field, to say the least, and now that you’ve embarked on the path, here are five qualities that will help you identify as […]

CDI’s Great Nurses in History Series: Florence Nightingale

As part of CDI’s “Nurses in History” series, we’ll start with Florence Nightingale, a historical figure whose name has become synonymous with generosity and charity.

Nurses and their profession have evolved throughout history. While the practice of nursing predates the founding of the Catholic church, it became a recognized profession in the mid-1800s. The modern nursing movement was born thanks to the ardent efforts of a former British field nurse, Florence Nightingale. As part of CDI’s “Nurses in History” series, […]