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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

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

Aileen Luckowski – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is thrilled to introduce you to one of our co-Students of the Month, Aileen Luckowski! Aileen is a Practical Nursing student at United Career Institute. While she has attended other post-secondary institutions, Aileen felt that United was her best option. “I’ve attended post-secondary education before, but I really felt like United being … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a MA and LPN?

Many people dream of starting a career in the healthcare industry, and maybe you are one of them. The healthcare field is continuing to grow, and the different types of available jobs are also increasing. When you work in healthcare, you have the chance to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them when … Read more

Dominique Thomas – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Dominque Thomas, a graduate of our Medical Assisting program and our Practical Nursing program. When Dominique attended United for the Medical Assisting program, she loved it so much that she knew she had to come back to continue her education in nursing. It is … Read more

A Holiday Message From The Mt. Braddock Campus

We know this year has been tough on many people. The stay at home orders, the cancellation of important events, and the general stress of this year has taken a toll on almost everybody. Through all of that, United Career Institute students have persevered and remained on track with their goal of becoming medical professionals. … Read more

Kaitlyn Monosky – Graduate Highlight

Kaitlyn Monosky is a medical assisting graduate of United Career Institute Mt. Braddock. She chose United because it came highly recommended, and the small classes were similar to the class sizes she had in high school. “I knew of a few people that went to the school and highly recommended it to me. I come … Read more

Growth of United’s Practical Nursing Program in Westmoreland County

At United Career Institute, we are committed to providing our local healthcare community with qualified and well-trained medical professionals. In Westmoreland County, the need for practical nurses has been growing and is expected to continue to grow in the future. Excela Health has dominated the local area but over the last year, there have been … Read more

Abigail Douglass – Student Highlight

Abigail Douglass is a practical nursing student at United Career Institute Mt. Braddock and is September’s student of the month. Before Abby became a part of the United family, she attended another institution. Like many of our students, the traditional college environment did not work for her. “My experience was fairly good, but I did … Read more

Sahrash Masood – Student Highlight

Sahrash Masood enrolled in United’s Medical Assisting program in January of this year. Before enrolling, she was a stay at home mom of two young girls. Sahrash knew that she always wanted to go into the medical field, but wasn’t sure if she wanted to study nursing or medical assisting. After meeting with her admissions … Read more