Accelerated Nursing Programs in California: What You Need to Know 

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Becoming a nurse in California is a huge career opportunity. By 2030, the Golden State will need nearly 400,000 nurses. With more baby boomers retiring from nursing, and a graying population in need of more nursing care, hospitals and facilities that care for those aging patients must hire tens of thousands of nurses per year. […]

What is an LVN’s Scope of Practice in California?

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Prospective LVNs and people interested in becoming an LVN in California naturally have questions about the career. While an LVNs scope of practice is somewhat narrower than that of an RN (a registered nurse with a four-year BSN), you still have plenty of opportunities ahead of you.  What is the Career Path for an LVN […]

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 […]

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 […]

CDI Named Best LVN Program in Los Angeles!

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If there’s anything that one of our graduates will tell you, it’s that we work very hard to prep our LVN students on everything it takes to become a nurse in California. That includes hands-on practicum hours in real-life healthcare settings. It also includes working with our job counselors to make sure our students excel […]

How to Become a Nurse in California

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There are more and more people who are interested in becoming a nurse in California. We can think of a few reasons why. One, it’s a well-paying job, with LVNs ranked amongst the top 25 highest-paid professions by job search site Indeed.com. Two, nurses are also one of the most in-demand careers. According to the […]