The Most Common FAQs About Becoming an LVN in Los Angeles

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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 […]

Three Steps to to Becoming an LVN in Los Angeles

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Common Myths About LVNs in California

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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 […]

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 […]

What is the Role of a Cardiac Nurse?

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As our students get ready to start their careers as LVNs in California, we love to engage and inform them about what kind of a career path is waiting for them once they start working. In honor of Valentine’s Day, what better specialty to discuss than cardiac nursing? What is a Cardiac Nurse? Cardiac care […]

5 Causes of the Very Real Nursing Shortage

It’s nearly impossible to scan past a headline today without reading about the pending nursing shortage. Is the pending staffing crisis is real or just media hype? The truth: the healthcare industry is facing a huge need for nurses in the next decade. We broke down some reasons why below so we can all understand […]

Our LVN Graduates Say it Better than We Ever Could

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If you’re still looking for an LVN program in California, we hope you’ll spend some time reading about why we were named the #1 nursing school in the state. We could list our many accomplishments and the overall strength of our program, but it’s really our students that make our LVN school special. So: we […]