ALLIED HEALTH :: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Next Application Period scheduled from October 5, 2020 to January 15, 20201. Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, late applications accepted.

Spring 2021 Application

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Summer 2020 CNA Application
Download the PDF Application here


Program Description

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.

Estimated Costs

  • Registration & college fees = $299-$309
  • Books, uniforms, supplies = $200 - $340
  • Liability Insurance = $13
  • Total Estimated Costs = $544 - $695
  • (Costs are approximate.)

Requirements for Entry

  •  High School Diploma
  • GED
  • College English (C or better)


Please contact the Allied Health/Nursing Office for any additional questions. 

 General Information Health Sciences/Allied Health Office Assistant 760-245-4271, Ext. 2463

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