Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA)
Nurse Assistant (CNA)
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 (HHA)
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.
2024 - 2025 School Year Placement Testing and Class Start Schedule
Placement testing begins at 9:00 AM.
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.
Test Session registration links will go live in June 2024 at 9:00 AM.*dates pending
In order to register for a testing session, you will need to be able to log into your account. If you do not yet have an account, you can create an account on our student portal. This step can be completed any time: https://go.asapconnected.com/Login
Please note: This schedule is subject to change.
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)
UPDATED: 02/20/2024; SR