The Nurse Assistant course has two components: the theoretical portion which will be conducted in the classroom and the supervised clinical training in an accredited and State-approved Long Term Care facility.
The courses use the American Red Cross curriculum and is taught by licensed nurses approved by the Department of Health Services and Bureau for Private Post Secondary and Vocational Education.
The 1/2 day classes take 43 days half-time (classes are Monday-Friday). Upon successful completion of the course, you will be qualified to take the State Competency Examination for NAT certification.
The instructors deliver the course content through lectures, demonstrations and exposure of the students to actual nursing procedures and techniques while in the clinical setting. Knowledge validation is evaluated on an on-going basis through test and quizzes.
The educational objective of the Nurse Assistant Training Course is to prepare the nurse assistant for state certification and consequently function as an efficient, knowledgeable and safe Nurse Assistant. The course is enhanced with the comprehensive training program.
All instructions emphasize the importance of delivering service that will maintain and or promote the optimum level of functioning by the client and carrying out duties in a sensitive and efficient manner.
The course is taught over a period of 8 weeks (part time in the evenings)
The class is divided into 2 components:
Theory: minimum of 50 hours, as per State guidelines
Clinical: minimum of 100 hours, as per State guidelines
CNA COURSE REQUIREMENTS
In order to register please download the New Student Information Packet below and return the required Enrollment Form along with your $250 Non-Refundable Deposit to reserve a space in the class.
NEW STUDENT INFORMATION PACKET
Contact Kim Kelley at email@example.com or call (707) 257-2900 to submit the required forms and deposit.
Please note there is a mandatory orientation prior to the start of the course. Students who do not attend orientation or are significantly late will lose their seat and forfeit their deposit in the course.
You may contact Workforce Napa at 707-259-8139 for possible financial assistance.
FEES & CHARGES:
Total Fees - $1,395.00
Fee for CEP Exam - $90.00Â
Total Charges - $1,485.00
Optional Supplies (gait belt, blood pressure kit, etc.) $77.00