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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

Cassie Kocsis – Student Highlight

Practical Nursing Student – Cassie Kocsis Cassie Kocsis is a practical nursing student at United Career Institute. She is nearing the end of her program and will be graduating at the end of June. Instructors describe Cassie as a helpful leader with a positive mindset and a never-ending drive to care for those around her. … 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

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!

Gino Norelli – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is excited to introduce Practical Nursing student Gino Norelli! Before starting at United Career Institute, Gino graduated from Belle Vernon High School and worked as a manager at UPS for a few years. When asked why he chose to switch gears and attend United, Gino said, “I chose United for the opportunities … Read more

Sakya Baker – Student Highlight

Practical Nursing student, Sakya Baker, began her journey with United Career Institute in April 2021. United is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, an important advantage in Sakya’s search for schools. Another reason Sakya chose United was the location. The campus is located on Lincoln Highway in Irwin and is easily … Read more

Abby Dorogi – Student Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce you to our June Student of the Month, Practical Nursing student, Abby Dorogi! Before attending United’s Practical Nursing program, Abby was working full time to prepare for nursing school. “I really wanted to just focus on school with no other responsibilities,” she said. Abby chose United … Read more

Sterile Gloving Procedure

Hands-on clinical skills and training are such a vital component of United Career Institute’s healthcare programs. Watch the video to witness one of our practical nursing students demonstrate one of the many skills our students learn during their time in the Practical Nursing program. Practical Nursing instructor Stacey Mantich guides student Lindsey Harris through the … 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