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​​​​​​​​​Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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Our next orientation is January 23rd!


This certificate  is designed to provide you with the knowledge to be part of a healthcare team under the supervision of a nurse. The curriculum is based on the professional standards established by regulatory agencies, and it covers essential topics included in the Nurse Assistant Certification Exam. 

Due to California Department of Public Health regulation, a physical exam, CPR certification, and background check must be completed at the start of the program.​​

The first step to get started is to register for VMED 010, Overview of the Nursing Assistant Program listed below. 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
​VMED 010 - Overview of Nursing Assistant Training Program (10 hrs)
This is a two-day course


VMED 011 - Certified Nursing Assistant Training (160 hrs)​
Once you pass VMED-010,​ and you are accepted in the program, you can register for the above course. ​

TOTAL HOURS OF INSTRUCTION: 170 HOURS


​​​​​​​​​JOB OUTLOOK​
​Average Hourly Wage: $16.65
Annual Job Openings in California in 2018: Over 4,170


​MATERIALS NEEDED/PROGRAM COSTS
​Mosby's Textbook for Nursing Assistants 10th Edition - $70​ dollars (Amazon price)
Mosby's Workbook for Nursing Assistants 10th Edition - $40 dollars (Amazon price)
Charcoal Grey​ Scrubs $32.50 each (prices may vary)
Latex Gloves - $12
CPR Book & CPR Card - $20
CA State Exam for CNA License - $120
TB Test - $10 (prices may vary)
Physical Exam - $40 (prices may vary)
Livescan Fingerprint - $50 (prices may vary)
BLS/CPR for Healthcare Professionals - $45​


​PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
​Be at least 18 years of age on first day of class
Possess a State Issued ID or Driver’s License
Possess a Social Security Card/ITIN Number
Pass a TB Test (Tuberculosis) or Clear Chest X-Ray
Pass a Physical Exam to confirm good health
Pass a Background check (Livescan Fingerprints)
Possess certification for BLS/CPR for Healthcare Professionals (training will be arranged during VMED-010) ​​
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

Want to learn more about this program? 
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​or call us at 714-628-5900! ​​