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Precertification Nursing Assistant Training

The Precertification Nursing Assistant Training Program is a one semester (16 week) course. It provides students with the necessary education to become a Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA). Once you have successfully completed the program, you will be eligible to take the State of California Certification Examination to become a CNA. Once you have passed the exam, you can apply for employment at acute or long-term health care facilities.

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Once students pass the certifying exams to become a CNA or RN, they can begin seeking careers in a variety of health care settings or extend their education into advanced nursing programs or medical school.

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Our program’s continued success relies entirely on our dedicated nursing faculty, who ensure excellence both in the classroom and clinical settings. Nancy James, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health

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