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Practical Nursing

Happy Nurses Week 2022!

United Career Institute wants to express our great appreciation for the devotion, commitment, and work that nurses dedicate to their patients and communities. We are taking the time to celebrate National Nurses Week and recognize the amazing impact that nurses have every day. Thank you nurses for all the things you do. Happy Nurses Week! … Read more

Externship Highlight -Transitions Healthcare

Externship Facility United Career Institute prides itself on its many wonderful relationships with local healthcare employers. Our Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy programs rely heavily on these relationships to fulfill the externship and clinical requirements. We love to see our students thrive in their field of study with the guidance of real medical professionals … Read more

How to Obtain a Patients’ Vital Signs

Practical nursing student, Morgan Clanagan, takes us through the procedures behind checking a patient’s vital signs. She does a wonderful job at thoroughly communicating with the patient and prioritizing their safety and well-being – both of which are primary components of excellent patient care. To learn more about our accelerated healthcare training programs at United … Read more

Tips for Job Searching During a Pandemic

If you’re job searching during a pandemic, things may be a little different than job searching during normal times. For example, more interviews may be completed remotely via video conference, and recruiters may be more likely to look at your online presence if they cannot meet you in person. Even with these changes to the … Read more

Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

In today’s world, social media is everywhere, and we are exposed to it every day. Social media can impact many areas of our lives, including what we think about, how we feel, and our behavior. With something as powerful as social media, it’s important to be informed and aware of how it affects you personally. … Read more

Ashley Booth – Staff Highlight

Ashley Booth is an essential member of the admissions team at United Career Institute. She started in June of 2021 and has loved her time here, helping people find their path to a brighter future. Her goal is “to continue building the Practical Nursing program and working with people on their journey towards a better … Read more

The Value of Accelerated Degrees for High School Students

If you’re a high school student graduating in 2022, you are probably already thinking, what will I do after high school? You could take various paths, such as attending an accelerated career training program, starting an entry-level job, or going to a traditional university. As you choose the option that works best for you, you … Read more

Proper Trach Care

At United Career Institute, our Practical Nursing students learn real-world skills that help set them up for success. Nursing instructor Stacey Mantich explains the various hands-on skills our students learn in the classroom. Watch as a senior nursing student, Jessica Kubacka demonstrates proper trach care. To learn more about United Career Institutes‘ accelerated allied healthcare … Read more

How to Become a Practical Nurse

Have you always dreamed of a career in nursing? Do you want a job that allows you to help people every day when you go to work? If so, a career as a licensed practical nurse may be a great choice for you! Practical nurses are valued members of the healthcare team. They help patients … Read more

How to Empty a Foley

Today, watch Haily Barkley, a Practical Nursing student at United Career Institute – Fayette County, demonstrate how to empty a foley and measure output as clinical coordinator Melissa Pulice walks her through the process. To learn more about our hands-on allied health programs at UCI, request information here!