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Stacey Mantich – Faculty Highlight

Meet Clinical Coordinator & Nursing Instructor Stacey Mantich Stacey Mantich began her nursing career in 2002, earning a Diploma in Nursing from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing. After gaining substantial experience in the field, she advanced her education and completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Waynesburg University in 2017. Stacey’s professional … Read more

7 Graduation Cap Decoration Ideas

Graduation is the highlight of a student’s educational journey, where they celebrate the culmination of their hard work and perseverance. While graduation marks the end of the academic journey, it signifies the beginning of an individual’s career.  As such, it is important to make graduation day special and memorable. Decorating a graduation cap is not … Read more

Cassie May – Graduate Highlight

Meet Practical Nursing Graduate Cassie May Before enrolling at United Career Institute, Cassie May had diligently pursued her studies at Westmoreland County Community College. Although she found some courses enjoyable at WCCC, Cassie believed that United Career Institute provided a better fit for her aspirations. She perceived UCI as offering a curriculum more tailored to … Read more

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