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Certified Nurse Assistant, Certificate of Completion

Banner Code: 2_NCH_NURS

Control Number: 42858

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The program prepares students to work as entry-level healthcare workers for patients in various settings, including long-term facilities. The program consists of 60 theory hours and 100 practicum hours. This course meets the Title 22 regulations in caring for the geriatric population in hospitals, assisted living, and long-term care settings, utilizing skills in basic care, emergency care, and communication. Upon successfully completing the program, the student is eligible to take the Competency Evaluation Examination to become a licensed Certified Nurse Assistant. This program is designed to meet the curriculum requirement of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Provide holistic care to support patients in various healthcare settings.
  2. Explain basic consumer and legal information specific to the healthcare arena. 

Potential careers students may enter upon completion are as follows:

  • Acute care
  • Outpatient offices
  • Home care
  • Long-term care

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Hours
Required Courses
NURS G060NCertified Nurse Assistant60
NURS G061NCertified Nurse Assistant Practicum100
Total Hours160