Victor Valley College - Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aid

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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: 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. A mandatory orientation is usually scheduled before the semester begins, please check with the department for upcoming dates and times.

ESTIMATED COSTS

  • Registration & college fees = $129 - $139
  • Books, uniforms, supplies = $200 - $340
  • Liability Insurance = $15
  • Total Estimated Costs = $544 - $695
  • (Costs are approximate.)

PREREQUISITIES

  • None

CONTACT INFORMATION

Instructor
Carolan Selters 760-245-4271, Ext. 8771 (Voicemail only.)

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

Last Modified: 2019-10-29.