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 […]

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 […]

From Nurse to Member of Congress

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It’s easy to get swept up in the idea of what could come with a nursing degree and a nursing career. Where will it take you? How can you serve and improve your community? We thought we’d take a look at professionals who decided to follow the call and run for office. It takes a […]

Keeping Cool: 5 Ways Nurses Deal with Tough Patients

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Every nurse will tell you that relationship management is as important to the job, if not more so, as the vast medical knowledge that every career nurse has in their arsenal. Nurses face all types of challenges in dealing with patients both in and out of a hospital environment. Whether you are a career nurse […]

Our Favorite National Nurses Week 2018 Stories

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Our Favorite National Nurses Week 2018 Stories If you’re unfamiliar with the week that recognizes the uniformly remarkable contributions that nurses make to our society and our culture: it all started in 1954 in recognition, and on the 100th anniversary, of Florence Nightingale’s historic trip to Crimea during a brutal and deadly war. Every year, […]

Advice for New Nurses

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The real growth curve for any new nurse starts the minute he or she graduates from nursing school and clocks in for that first shift. While your LVN or RN program provides you ample clinical hours: there’s nothing quite like the shock and thrill of your first professional nursing job. The initial months are going […]

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 […]