Considering an Online Practical Nursing Certification?

CDI College has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in practical nursing to become successful practical nurses, nurses, nurse practitioners, natural health practitioners, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 2,583,770 individuals employed as registered nurses in America, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed today .

Practical Nursing Common Job Tasks
  • gathering information from patients
  • caring for the ill
  • assisting in personal care
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Practical Nursing

CDI College stands out among practical nursing schools for its commitment to quality education and the success of our students. Nursing, in Canada and around the world, is a highly respected and in-demand profession. A Practical Nurse is a valued member of any healthcare team. You need the right education to learn the nursing skills you'll need to thrive in workplaces like hospitals, clinics, schools, or long-term facilities. CDI College's 51-week training program thoroughly prepares students to enter a satisfying career as a practical nurse. The curriculum covers both practical and academic components to nursing education. The Nursing Arts courses teach students both holistic and clinical nursing placements in medical centres, acute care facilities, and gerontology wards. At the end of the program, students participate in a preceptorship and job search training in order to launch their practical nursing careers.

Practical Nursing Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Practical Nursing Schools (campus and online)

University of Pennsylvania
Total Programs 188
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 5th
University of Southern California
Total Programs 251
Number of Subjects 166
Rank in USA 10th
Vanderbilt University
Total Programs 144
Number of Subjects 81
Rank in USA 17th
Boston College
Total Programs 112
Number of Subjects 94
Rank in USA 29th
Emory University
Total Programs 112
Number of Subjects 89
Rank in USA 30th
University of California-Davis
Total Programs 160
Number of Subjects 114
Rank in USA 41st
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
University of Miami
Total Programs 177
Number of Subjects 151
Rank in USA 69th
University of Rochester
Total Programs 145
Number of Subjects 102
Rank in USA 76th
Case Western Reserve University
Total Programs 134
Number of Subjects 101
Rank in USA 87th
University of Vermont
Total Programs 141
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 113th
Loyola University Chicago
Total Programs 160
Number of Subjects 125
Rank in USA 144th
University of North Carolina-Wilmington
Total Programs 93
Number of Subjects 101
Rank in USA 151st
University of San Diego
Total Programs 88
Number of Subjects 92
Rank in USA 155th
Duquesne University
Total Programs 152
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 166th
Seattle University
Total Programs 106
Number of Subjects 118
Rank in USA 169th
Frankford Hospital School of Nursing
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 6
Rank in USA 173rd
St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 6
Rank in USA 181st
Valparaiso University
Total Programs 117
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 188th
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 152
Rank in USA 194th