ALLIED HEALTH :: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The CNA course enables students to become familiar with basic principles of nursing, including procedures and techniques. Clinical experience is provided in extended care facilities. Students will learn to provide and meet the patient's basic physical and psychological needs and promote a spirit of restoration and independence in a safe, efficient and competent manner. State approved pre-certification program. Does not guarantee certification. Must achieve grade C or better to take state certification examination. Prerequisites: See below and documented clearance for any crime more serious than a minor traffic ticket. Finger prints must be obtained by completion of class. Co-requisite: Current Healthcare Provider CPR card.
- Registration & college fees = $299-$309
- Books, uniforms, supplies = $200 - $340
- Liability Insurance = $13
- Total Estimated Costs = $544 - $695
- (Costs are approximate.)
Requirements for Entry
1. Completion of English 6
2. Placement in a higher course by approved score on assessment test.
3. Completion of ESL 3 and ESL 23
4. Placement in a higher course by CELSA matriculation assessment process.
Victor Valley College Assessment Center is located in Building 55, (760) 245-4271, Ext. 2367
Please go to and read this webpage for Assessment Testing: http://www.vvc.edu/offices/admissions-records/assessment.shtml
The Spring 2015 CNA application period will begin Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 8:30am and will end Thursday November 20th, 2014 at 4:30pm. Completed applications may be mailed or hand delivered to the Allied Health/Nursing Office, Building 32.
CNA Applicant Information Packet & Spring 2015 CNA Application available in links below:
General Information Health Sciences/Allied Health Office Assistant 760-245-4271, Ext. 2463