Nurse Assistant

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This program prepares the student to function as an entry-level worker on a healthcare team. Focus will be on preparing the student to provide direct care to the patient/resident; promote comfort measures; and collect, record and report data to licensed personnel. Principles of critical thinking, team membership, ethics, caring, communications and cultural sensitivity are integrated throughout the program. The program includes classroom, laboratory and clinical care experiences.

The Nurse Assistant program is offered at only the Los Angeles campus.

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Clock Hours
164 hours
(50 hours of theory; 114 hours of laboratory/clinical)
Prerequisite
None

CourseDescriptionTheoryClinical
Module1Introduction20
Module2Interpretation of Medical and Social Needs21
Module3Personal Care Services20
Module4Nutrition11
Module5Cleaning and Care Tasks at Home24
Module6Medical & Surgical Asepsis28
Module7Weights and Measures11
Module8Patient Care Skills1450
Module9Patient Care Procedures726
Module10Vital Signs36
Module11Nutrition26
Module12Emergency Procedures21
Module13Long-Term Care Patient20
Module14Rehabilitative Nursing24
Module15Observation and Charting46
Module16Death and Dying20
TotalTotal50114
DescriptionCosts
Registration Fee$50.00
Books and Equipment$191.00
Tuition$1,659.00
Total Amount$1,900.00

Campus : Los Angeles

(Weekdays)
Upcoming Classes : April 24 ,2017, July 10, 2017

Mon-Wed (Theory)9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Mon-Wed (Clinical)7:00 am – 3:30 pm

(Evenings & Weekends)
Upcoming Classes : Tentative 8/28/17

Mon-Thu (Theory)6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Sat-Sun (Clinical)7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Campus : City of Industry

The Nurse Assistant program is not offered at the CI Campus at this time.

A GROWING INDUSTRY

The US Department of Labor estimates that the amount of nurse assistants from 2014-2024 is expected to grow 17%, or 267,800 openings! That’s much higher than the average growth! Enter a career you can rely on

6 WEEKS LONG

The Nurse Assistant Program spans just 6 weeks! In a month and a half you’ll be ready to start your career or continue your studies!

GO FURTHER

Becoming a CNA isn’t just to become a nurse assistant- you can branch out to other positions! The Vocational Nursing program at Angeles College is shorter for CNA students, and the Home Health Aide program is only open to CNA’s!

We look forward to seeing you!