9 Tips For Getting Through Nursing School

Nursing school is a challenging yet rewarding experience that requires dedication, hard work, and a commitment to learning. With proper planning, students can make the most of their time and succeed in nursing school. Continue reading to discover United Career Institute’s crucial 9 tips for navigating the challenges of nursing school and setting yourself up … Read more

UCI Nursing Student Orientation

UCI’s Practical Nursing program has a new group of students! Orientation is designed to help students get familiar with the Irwin campus as well as get students the necessary login information for their classes. Students can make a great impression and form new connections with their classmates! This can be a valuable opportunity for those … Read more

Mental Health Resources For Students

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month!  Did you know that a considerable amount of college-age students experience one or more mental health issues? The 2022-23 Healthy Minds Survey revealed that 59% of college students struggle with these challenges. As you navigate the demands of balancing family, life, and higher education, it’s crucial to realize that … Read more

Practical Nursing Skills – Nasogastric Insertion & Removal

Nasogastric tubes are part of the standard of care in treating intestinal obstructions and can be used to provide nutritional support. They are most common in surgical patients but are helpful in any patient population where gastric decompression or nutritional support is necessary. Nurses need to learn this skill as they are usually the healthcare … Read more

Online/Hybrid Practical Nursing Highlight

Introducing United Career Institute’s New Online Practical Nursing Program! Are you passionate about positively impacting people’s lives through healthcare? If so, United Career Institute’s new Online/Hybrid Practical Nursing program could be for you! This new and exciting program is designed to provide aspiring licensed practical nurses* (LPN) with a flexible and convenient way to pursue … Read more

Marcy Landman – Faculty Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Director Marcy Landman With a solid educational background, extensive nursing experience, and a passion for continuous learning and development, Marcy Landman has cultivated a rich and fulfilling career journey. Her educational journey began at Penn State University, where Marcy Landman completed both her Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing. These foundational degrees … Read more

The Rise of Online Education

The evolution of technology in recent years has transformed the world and the education landscape. The rise of online education, a product of these technological advancements, has revolutionized traditional brick-and-mortar schools, once the sole learning option. This shift has granted students unprecedented access and flexibility in their education, fundamentally changing how we learn. So, What … Read more

5 Tips To Get The Most From Career Management Services

Career Management Tips! Career management is a service we provide to our graduates that helps them get hired in jobs related to their field of study. Our programs, both on campus and online, are designed to meet the current needs of employers in your area. Graduates are well-prepared to enter the workforce with practical training … Read more

Student Success Story – Amanda St.Cyr

Student Success Story of the Month, Amanda St.Cyr Amanda St. Cyr embarked on her educational journey at United Career Institute after completing a few pre-requisite classes at another institution. Prior to venturing into academia, Amanda devoted six years to being a stay-at-home mom. Her decision to return to school coincided with her children starting their … Read more