Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide
The Nurse Assistant course prepares you to take the Nurse Assistant certification examination. The course will prepare you to give basic nursing care in health care facilities. Instruction includes both classroom and clinical training with an emphasis on the philosophy of nursing, patient care procedures, safety, infection control, rehabilitative patient care, and communication within the healthcare team. Students must meet the minimum training hours in theory and clinical instruction. The course meets the requirements of the California Department of Public Health for employment in long-term health care facilities.
Home Health Aide
The Home Health Aide course prepares the Certified Nurse Assistant to become a Certified Home Health Aide. This course allows the home health aide to function as an entry-level worker on a health care team in a home health agency. Instruction includes both classroom and clinical training with an emphasis on the role of the home health aide, personal care service, nutrition, and care task in the home setting. Students must meet minimum training hours in theory and clinical instruction. The course meets the requirements of the California Department of Public Health.
2022 - 2023 School Year Placement Testing and Class Start Schedule
Placement testing begins at 9:00 AM.
NEW!!! You must PRE-REGISTER for the Orientation and Placement Test (OPT) session. You may only register for one testing session. Only PRE-REGISTERED test candidates will be admitted to the Orientation and Placement Test session.
Placement Test Location:
11277 Atlantic Ave, Lynwood, CA 90262
What to Bring on Test Day:
- Testing Fee $5.00 in cash (if you didn’t pay online)
- Government Issued Identification
- #2 Pencil
- Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (see sample image below)
Parking is available in the parking lot and on the surrounding residential streets.
Click here to read the summary guide about Nurse Assistants on the State of California's Employment Development Department's website.
Click here to read more about Nurse Assistants on the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook website.
UPDATED: 01/12/2023; ERB