Nursing is just one of those professions that will always offer great job opportunities whatever state the economy is in. In the Los Angeles area, like in most other areas around the country, the job opportunities for licensed nurses are plentiful and diverse.
Going back to school to become an LPN (licensed practical nurse) or as they are known in California an LVN (licensed vocational nurse) is an option that many people consider and fortunately for them there are a number of LVN programs in Los Angeles that let them do just that without having to disrupt or change their current work schedule, allowing them to keep earning as they learn.
Here is information about just some of them:
Preferred College of Nursing – Preferred College of Nursing offers one of the most affordable LVN programs in Los Angeles. Their LVN program consists of 1550 classroom and practical hours combined and these LVN programs in Los Angeles are offered both in the evenings and on weekends to make it easier for interested individuals to fit the course into their busy schedules.
The school has a number of affiliations with very reputable medical facilities in the area including hospitals, care facilities, and rehab centers and students enrolled in the schools LVN programs in Los Angeles complete the practical portion of their training at a number of them.
The school’s campus is conveniently located on Wiltshire Boulevard in downtown LA and it is a fully accredited school where students enrolled in their LVN programs can receive federal financial aid if they are eligible.
American Career College – American Career College also offers very comprehensive yet very affordable LVN programs in Los Angeles that operate in the evenings and on weekends.
These LVN programs in Los Angeles are made up of 4 courses of roughly 13 months for the full-time day program and 20 months for the part-time evening and weekend program. Federal financial aid is available to those that qualify and for those who do not the school will help tailor a payment plan that students can afford.
The practical and clinical portions of these LVN programs in Los Angeles are all completed at medical facilities located within 20 miles of the school’s Rosewood Avenue campus. Many nursing careers start with a CNA certificate first.
These are just two of the schools that offer affordable LVN programs in Los Angeles, there are several more. To begin a wider search for LVN programs offered in the Los Angeles area prospective students can visit the State of California’s official Board of Vocational Nursing website. Read more on RN Programs in California here.