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 Nurse Assistant Training Program (CNA)
Program Cost: $1,700
*Weekday, Evening, Weekend Schedules are available
and Hybrid Online (asynchronous) *

The Nurse Assistant Training Program prepares students to provide quality care to residents in long-term nursing facilities and home care. Course training is held in both classroom and clinical facility settings.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT: 

  • In class lectures facilitated by experienced instructors

  • Clinical rotations for a thorough lab experience

  • Job placements in long-term care facilities

 

 In addition to: 

  • True hands-on experience learning

  • State-of-the-Art technology and medical equipment

  • Small classes that provide personal attention

 

The program prepares the student to function in the role of a nurse assistant under the supervision of  a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse. This program is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). 

 

The course requires completion of 160 hours of theory and clinical training with 16 modules that are focused on various aspects of residents' care such as:

 

  • Introduction: Roles and responsibilities of Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA)

  • Patient's rights

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills

  • Prevention and Management of Catastrophe and Unusual Occurrence

  • Body Mechanics

  • Medical and Surgical Asepsis

  • Weights and Measures 

  • Patient Care Skills

  • Patient Care Procedures

  • Vital Signs 

  • Nutrition

  • Emergency Procedures 

  • Long-Term Care Patient 

  • Rehabilitative Nursing 

  • Observation and Charting 

  • Death and Dying

 

The Nurse Assistant proficiency examination is the state-approved competency evaluation with both written and manual skills components. Our program requires the student to complete 60 hours of classroom lecture, perform 100 hours in a clinical setting and successfully demonstrate 21 manual resident care skills. Satisfactory completion of the course provides eligibility to take the CDPH established competency evaluation examination to obtain a California state certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). 

 

 

 Home Health Aide Training Program (HHA)

40 hour Course - Cost of Program: $300 

 

The Home Health Aide training program is for students that possess an active or current nurse assistant certification. This program is designed to expand the role of a Nurse Assistant to provide quality care to the client in a home-care setting, home health aide agencies and other private entities, under the supervision of a Case Manager or Registered Nurse. 

 

The training consists of 40 clock hours (5-day) course. Under supervision by a Registered Nurse. Upon successfully completing this course and passing of the competency exam given by the school. The student will receive a certificate of completion. The school will process the home health aide application form to the California Department of Public Health. When all requirements are met and approved by the California Department of Public Health, a certification for Home Health Aide will be issued by the California Department of Public Health. Certified Home Health Aide Certificates must be renewed every two (2) years with forty-eight (48) hours of In-service offered by the employer or Continuing Education Unit (CEU) that can be taken in a school, university or college. 

 

Requirements:

 

Active CNA Certification or have completed 160 hours of the Nurse Assistant Training Program

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Good understanding of the English Language

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Subject Hours: 40 hours (20 Hours Theory, 20 hours Clinical Training)

 

Instructional Methods:

 

1. Lecture 

2. Skills Laboratory/Clinical Training 

3. Video and Audio Powerpoint Training 

4. Simulated Workplace

 

The intent of this curriculum is to promote quality care in a home care setting and provide entry-level skills for employment as a home health aide and to extend the role of the Certified Nurse Assistant. 

 

Continuing Education Unit (CEU)

Cost of Program: $30 (2 hours of CEU's)

Allegiance Career Institute is an approved California Department of Public Health (CDPH) provider for continuing education for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA's) and Home Health Aides looking to maintain an active state certification. Continuing education is required for certified nurse assistants and home health aides for renewal of state certification for each 2 year period of certification.

Continuing education training offered at Allegiance Career Institute are course topics designed to enhance knowledge  and skills acquired during basic certification training and related to job tasks/skills performed in a health care facility.

 

Upon successful completion of the continuing education training, the student will receive a certificate of completion for the acquired continuing education training.