Earn Your Practical Nursing Diploma

Have you always dreamed of being a nurse? When you enroll in United’s courses for practical nursing in southwestern PA, you’re taking the initiative and working toward making that dream a reality.

By signing up for our Practical Nursing classes in Irwin, PA, you’ll be able to touch the lives of patients and their families on a daily basis. If you’re passionate about helping people and want to take on a rewarding occupation, this is a great career option for you!

Continue reading to learn more about United’s training and our preparation for your Practical Nursing License. Irwin, Monroeville, Murrysville, Greensburg and other southwestern PA-located students are encouraged to enroll today!

“My experience has been wonderful. I’ve had amazing teachers with so much incredible knowledge shaping me into a future nurse. I’d absolutely recommend anyone going here!” – Kaylin Hart, United Student

How We Compare to Other Practical Nursing Programs in Southwest Pennsylvania

At United, our practical nursing program in Irwin, PA is a direct admittance program. This means you won’t waste time and money taking classes only to find out later that you are not accepted into the program. You will graduate in just 12 months, and upon graduation, our students are eligible to take the licensing exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).

During your year at United you’ll be fine-tuning your skills, becoming more familiar with various nursing resources, and working with real patients.

When students choose to earn their practical nursing diploma in Irwin within the southwestern radius of Pennsylvania, they’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Conduct physical assessments
  • Administer medications
  • Care for wounds
  • Assist patients with daily activities
  • Perform IV therapy
  • Perform phlebotomy and give injections
  • Monitor vital signs
  • Collect medical specimens
  • Perform routine lab tests
  • Monitor medical equipment
  • Evaluate patient emotional and spiritual status

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