What is the Role of a Cardiac Nurse?

What is the Role of a Cardiac Nurse?

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 […]

Welcome to National Nurses Week

The history of nurses week has deep roots.

Every year, from May 6 through May 12, the American Nurses Association (ANA) supports National Nurses Week to celebrate the contribution of the literal backbone of the healthcare industry. These dates aren’t arbitrary: May 12 is Florence Nightingale’s birthday, and she remains a singular figure in the history of the field. What’s more, on May […]

Too Good to Be True: Inspiring Real Life Nursing Stories

There seems to be no end to the level of generosity and compassion that nurses show both to their patients and complete strangers alike.

Somewhere there must be a statistic of just how many heroic things nurses do every minute of every day. There seems to be no end to the level of generosity and compassion that nurses show both to their patients and complete strangers alike. We love to share these stories because they often fly under the […]

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 […]

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

LVN Foods for School

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 […]

Five Steps Towards a New Career in Nursing

5 steps below to make a seamless transition into a rewarding and expanding field

Statistically, healthcare, and more specifically nursing, is a field that is constantly growing. According to a 2015 report from Forbes, the hospital sector alone gained more than 100,000 jobs in that year. If you’re ready to make a career change, or if you’ve seen a lot of postings for nursing jobs in Los Angeles, check […]

Learn How CDI Started

We are here for our LVN students and encourage them to come to us for questions, concerns, support and council. When students enroll to CDI, they are made a promise– a quality education coupled with an unforgettable experience. There’s a reason why students love CDI and it’s leadership at the school.  Read an interview with […]

Why Students Choose CDI

Change your life and become a nurse.  Learn what recent LVN graduates have to say and why they picked CDI over other schools. Diego: When I started school, it was… I liked it a real lot. It was… even though it’s far from my, from home, I told myself, “You know, I could come here […]

Nathaly Talks About Her CDI Experience

Change your life today and become a nurse. Learn what recent LVN graduate, Nathaly says about her experience at CDI. CDI Interviewer: So how was your experience at CDI?  Nathaly: It was great. I really, really enjoyed it. I loved it. I really…it was a little challenging, it was actually challenging at the end, especially […]