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Practical Nursing

Mikayla Dankis – Student Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Student Mikayla Dankis! Mikayla Dankis’s path to United Career Institute’s Practical Nursing program started with a pit stop at Westmoreland Community College, where she spent two months before determining that the instructors were not as helpful as she originally thought they would be. Undeterred in achieving her career goal, Mikayla began searching … Read more

What Does It Mean To Skillify Yourself?

There’s no surprise that many employers are shifting to more skill-driven hiring in recent years, including in the healthcare industry. Because of this, many employers require their new hires to have basic skills before starting in a healthcare position, whether it be short-term training or a degree. By learning the essential skills you need to … Read more

How To Become An LPN In Pennsylvania

Have you been considering pursuing a career as an LPN in Pennsylvania? Are you unsure how to get started or the steps you’ll take to reach your end goal of working in the nursing field? At United Career Institute, we will help you through the process of enrolling in school and beyond! Reach Out To … Read more

Alexis King – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Alexis King! Alexis King is a graduate of United Career Institute’s Practical Nursing program. After completing the 12-month diploma program, she passed her NCLEX-RN* exam and accepted a position with ProMedica. ProMedica is a healthcare company that specializes in home health, senior care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation. Alexis learned about ProMedica … Read more

Why You Should Consider An Accelerated Program

Have you been thinking about furthering your education but aren’t sure what type of program suits the needs of your lifestyle? Are you wanting to avoid spending four to six years taking classes you don’t need at a traditional school? Attending an accelerated healthcare training program may be a great fit if this sounds like … Read more

Thankful For Our Students in 2022

As the end of the year draws closer and 2023 approaches quickly, United Career Institute would like to take a moment to appreciate the achievements of our students! We are proud to have the opportunity to help each of our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our team is dedicated to the success of … Read more

Careers vs. Jobs: The Path To Finding Your Passion

Have you been working a job that you don’t love? Are you ready to discover how you can start a career that can provide you with future opportunities and stability? Then, continue reading to learn how United Career Institute can help you gain the skills and knowledge to leave short-term jobs and begin your professional … Read more

Explore Networking Opportunities with United Career Institute

Calling all current and future practical nurses and medical assistants! Are you aware of the hiring events in the area? United Career Institute networks with several employers in the area to stay up to date on any upcoming career fairs or hiring events. ProMedica Senior Care in Greentree recently hosted a Nursing Hiring Event on … Read more

Jessica Franklin – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Jessica Franklin! Practical Nursing graduate, Jessica Franklin, graduated on June 26, 2022. Jess says her favorite part about her time at United Career Institute was “meeting new people and getting to know the staff.” She says she misses seeing her friends and teachers every day. United Career Institute strives to create … Read more

Learn The Proper Steps for Wound Care

Watch this video to learn the proper steps for wound care! UCI Practical Nursing Instructor Stacey Mantich, walks practical nursing students Rachel and Ranilyn, through the proper wound care procedures. United Career Institute offers hands-on training and individualized instruction throughout the entire Practical Nursing program. UCI offers a fast-track, 12-month, accelerated Practical Nursing program. Despite … Read more