Health Science & Nursing Division
Certified Nursing, Acute Care, Home Health
Certified Nursing Assistants handle day-to-day care of patients. The program is state approved and prepares students to work as an entry-level health care provider to patients in a variety of settings including long-term care facilities. The course includes 72 hours of theory and 135 hours of clinical. This course meets Title 22 regulations in caring for the geriatric population in the long-term care setting, utilizing skills in basic care, emergency care, and communication. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program exam.