CAAN Academy of Nursing
is a not-for-profit 501C3 Practical Nursing Program. Designed for the Adult and High School learner, preparing students to take the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
CAAN has national accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
CAAN has approval to operate through both the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE)
and Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulations (IDFPR).
To provide comprehensive academic instruction on the highest level that promotes and facilitates personal, and professional development in nursing. Centering upon the client; with a dedication to the community awareness and education, career building, life-long learning and most importantly the administration of caring compassion within the health care profession.
CAAN Academy of Nursing programs’ uniqueness is related to the Professional Development (PD) Component, threaded throughout the program. This component promotes a holistic approach to teaching nursing education encompassing mind, body, and spirit. In order to accomplish this objective CAAN has multiple collaborations with organizations such as; SkillsUSA, American Kidney Foundation (AKF), American Cancer Society (ACS), Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) and the Veterans of Foreign War Ladies (VFW) Auxiliary for students to practice providing community healthcare awareness and education.