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Practical Nursing Students

Practical Nursing Graduation Ceremony

Many compassionate people enjoy helping others and dream of becoming a nurse. Taking care of those who are ill and working to save lives is an honorable and meaningful endeavor. Students who want to become LPNs must complete a specialized Practical Nursing program where they gain the skills and experience needed to take care of … Read more

Employer Relationships

The Importance of Employer Relationships Employer relationships are a crucial part of the real-world experience UCI students receive while enrolled in their program. United Career Institute prides itself on producing highly employable graduates and providing them with many options for employment. The staffing demands at many medical facilities are at an all-time high, and many … 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

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

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

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

Amy Murray – Student Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is proud to introduce you to our March Student of the Month, Amy Murray. Amy is one of our practical nursing students and has a unique story behind how she ended up at United….She was a student 17 years ago when we were still named West Virginia Career Institute! At … Read more