FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2011
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — International Education Corporation (IEC), a leading provider of career-focused education, today announced it has started to offer its Vocational Nursing program at the UEI College in San Bernardino, CA, with classes starting on July 25, 2011. The Vocational Nursing program is also offered at the UEI College in Chula Vista, CA. as a twelve-month diploma program designed to prepare graduates to successfully pass the NCLEX-PN® licensing examination and begin work as an entry-level nurse in hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation units, assisted living, home care, clinics, and doctors’ offices.
“The San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce is especially pleased to have UEI offer this excellent opportunity for professional training where their graduates can take advantage of the many medical facilities San Bernardino is fortunate to have in our area. And as a result of that, we also hope the students might choose to live in San Bernardino,” says Judi Penman, President and CEO of the San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce.
“Nurses are the critical conduits to enhancing patient-care outcomes and in meeting the new demands of the healthcare sector,” says Dr. Fardad Fateri, President and CEO of International Education Corporation. Fateri adds, “We are proud to offer the Vocational Nursing program, which will allow nurses to quickly adapt and continue to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities in the ever-evolving field of healthcare.”
“We are extremely committed to the delivery of quality programs within UEI College’s Allied Health vertical by providing our students the opportunity to complete a Vocational Nursing program. Additionally, we are serving and supporting our communities by meeting the increasing demand for trained nurses by providing well-educated and competent nursing professionals, says Dr. Bonny Nickle, Chief Academic Officer and Senior Vice President at International Education Corporation.
Justin Lane, Campus President of UEI College in San Bernardino, CA says, “We are honored to offer this new program. The Vocational Nursing program will complement our current programs in healthcare. The program will address the professional aspiration of those who seek to enter or advance within the fast-growing healthcare industry.”
About UEI College and United Education Institute
UEI College has 15 campuses conveniently located in California. United Education Institute has 2 campuses located in Florida and Georgia. Both are owned and operated by International Education Corporation. Headquartered in Irvine, California, and named as one of the fastest-growing corporations on Inc. 500, IEC is a premier national provider of postsecondary career education offering top quality programs in high demand verticals such as healthcare, business, technology, transportation, and criminal justice.
For more information about programs offered at UEI College or to enroll in one of their campuses, please call 1-800-DIAL-UEI or visit www.uei.edu.
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