LVN vs. LPN: Is there a Difference in 2022?

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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 […]

How Much Does an LVN Make in California…and Other Common Questions about LVNs

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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 […]

Match the LVN Role to Your Personality

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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 […]

LVN Open House This February

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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 […]

10 Career Tips for Nursing Students

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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 […]