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Northern California Healthcare Institute Available Programs

NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM (NATP)

NATP Cost: Tuition is $1,999.99 which includes a non-refundable registration fee

The NATP offers training curricula for nursing assistants and prepares them to pass the California Nursing Assistant exam. This program offers 65 hours of lectures and 100 clinical training hours of hands-on experience to equip students with hands-on experience to care for real-life patients. The program covers the necessary and important skills for patient care, such as ADLs, patient care procedures and skills; patients’ rights; rehabilitative nursing and long-term care; emergency procedures; and abuse prevention. In addition, NATP offers invaluable interpersonal skills, such as knowing how to properly take vital signs and measures.

Observe medical and surgical asepsis; infection control. Learn proper body mechanics, documentations while respecting the process of death and dying. The clinical training takes place in a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility and will be conducted concurrently with classroom instruction. Clinical training is supervised by a licensed nurse, and each class size is limited to 15 students to promote an intimate learning environment.

Our Nurse Assistant Training Program can be completed in 6 weeks. Theory hours are Monday through Friday , 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with  Off-Site Clinical Training from 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday as well. Class size is small (10-15 students) and fill-up quickly. Call today to reserve space!

Clinical Sites

Northern California Healthcare Institute NATP holds supervised clinical training at the following CDPH approved skilled nursing facilities listed below:

BAYWOOD COURT HEALTH CENTER
21966 Dolores Street
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510) 733-2419
www.baywoodcourt.org

Bay VIEW REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
516 Willow St., Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: (510) 521-5600
www.bayviewnursing.com

BETHESDA RETIREMENT HOME
22427 Montgomery St, Hayward, CA 94541
Phone: (510) 538-8300
www.bethesdaca.org

Online Nurse assistant training program

ONATP Cost: Tuition is $1,999.99 which includes a $250 non-refundable registration fee

Online Nurse Assistant Training Program (ONATP) is approved by California Department of Public Health. This training program is a 7-week course designed to prepare students to take the State of California Nursing Assistant Certification Exam.  Students who pass this exam will be awarded the status of Certified Nursing Assistant. This said course is a below college level program that prepares the student to be a beginning health care provider in acute care setting, home care setting and in the long-term care facility as a Certified Nursing Assistant. A grade report is issued to the student upon the completion of each course. The minimum passing grade for each course is “C.” Students must satisfactorily complete all required course work and pass all exams. Upon completion of the training program, students will receive a certificate of completion in recognition of their achievement.

This program comprises safety principles, methods for providing social and emotional support, physical care, and infection control. Students will learn how to perform nursing roles and responsibilities, handle legal and ethical nursing issues, communicate effectively, be prepared for emergency situations, and build fundamental nursing skills.

Northern California Healthcare Institute’s Online Nurse Assistant Training Program is a 7-week course which provides 61 hours of theory, and 104 hours of clinical instruction and bedside patient care application under the guidelines of federal and state requirements. During this program there shall be no more than 15 students to each clinical instructor.  Theory hours are Monday through Friday, 5:00PM9:00 pm. Theory classes will take place online during the specified class periods. The instructor will meet with students virtually using a Learning Management System (Moodle) or Zoom as alternative. Clinical Training is from 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday at a clinical site.

This course complies with California Code of Regulations, Social Security Code, Title 22.5, which lays out curriculum design and instructor qualifications.  All Nursing Assistant Pre-Certification Courses must be approved by and are regulated by the California Department of Public Health, Training Program E-Learning Review Unit. 

Minimum system requirement for Online NATP

  • 250 GB hard drive or higher
  • 4 GB RAM or higher
  • 2.0 GHz Intel or AMD processor
  • Windows 10 or MAC OS 10.10 or later
  • Microsoft Edge, Firefox 48 or later
  • Safari 11 or later
  • Anti-virus program (updated regularly)
  • Computer microphone and speakers
  • Web Camera
  • High-speed  home Wi-Fi connection 
Clinical Sites

Northern California Healthcare Institute ONATP holds supervised clinical training at the following CDPH approved skilled nursing facilities listed below:

BAYWOOD COURT HEALTH CENTER
21966 Dolores Street
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510)733-2419
www.baywoodcourt.org

BETHESDA RETIREMENT HOME
22427 Montgomery St, Hayward, CA 94541
Phone: (510) 538-8300
www.bethesdaca.org

Become a CNA

Become A CNA Bay AreaIf you are considering a career in the healthcare field, becoming a certified nursing assistant in California is a smart decision. The state requires CNAs to have a high school diploma or GED, and all applicants must have parental consent. You will also need to pass the Ability to Benefit exam, have a valid social security card, and a photo ID. To complete the application process, you will need to submit a completed live scan form and proof of your health. This will include a physical exam, PPD TB test, chest x-ray clearance, and a TB test.

The job market is competitive in California and the benefits of becoming a CNA are numerous. Once you have completed the CNA program, you are eligible to begin working as a CNA. Many healthcare facilities offer flexible schedules, so you can work as many or as few hours as you want. The benefits of becoming a certified nursing assistant in California include the flexibility of working three shifts, having flexible hours, and a good work-life balance. You can also choose to negotiate your own hours, which is crucial for your mental and physical well-being.

After you’ve earned your certification, you will be ready to enter the workforce. As a CNA, you’ll learn all of the basics of nursing, which will help you care for patients in any situation. Your knowledge and training will allow you to provide excellent care for family members, whether they are hospitalized or in quarantine. These skills will free up healthcare resources to focus on the seriously ill.

Besides being a great job candidate, being a CNA can help you improve your job prospects. As a CNA, you’ll be trained to provide basic care for patients and their families. You’ll also be able to perform various tasks in a healthcare environment, including providing assistance to the elderly and the sick. These jobs are not only rewarding but also beneficial for your mental and physical health.

As a CNA, you can specialize in a certain type of care. You can become a hospice care specialist. Alternatively, you can specialize in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In addition to being a generalist, you can also specialize in a specific type of patient population. You can also get a specialization that is relevant to your current position. If you are interested in a specialized field, you should take the certification test.

Services For Elderly Population Bay Area

Services For The Elderly Population

There are many reasons to become a nursing assistant in California, but the most common reason is because of the growing Baby Boomer population. The number of older people in our country is expected to rise, and this demographic will need more health care services, including assisted living facilities and home health care services. A CNA’s job responsibilities include basic care and basic medical assistance. They help clients get dressed, use the restroom, and walk. They also take vital signs and provide assistance with personal hygiene.

The need for these professionals is rising, and there are many ways to get CNA training. A CNA can average $37,400 in 2022, which is a great compensation package. They are also entitled to overtime pay and full benefits. The aging Baby Boomer population is driving the growth in the need for health care workers. There are several training programs in California, and there are scholarships and flexible payment plans available to help you afford them.

The elderly population in California is expected to increase by 22% over the next decade. After you complete your training, you can look for jobs in California. A CNA can be a great option if you are looking for a career in health care. The majority of employers offer flexible schedules. You can also look into additional resources such as scholarships and flexible payment plans. You can also start looking for a position with a company that offers a competitive wage and good benefits. It’s definitely worth the time to consider your options, but it’s important to remember that you’ll have to be willing to go out and get your hands dirty.

With the aging Baby Boomer generation, the demand for health care workers is expected to grow at an accelerated rate. As a result, the need for qualified nursing assistants in California is expected to increase. Whether you want to work in a nursing home or a congregate community, the future is bright for CNAs. Despite the low wages and high turnover rates, the work environment is rewarding and the salaries are good.

Nursing assistants are among the fastest-growing jobs in the country. As a result, becoming a CNA may be a great choice for aspiring health care professionals. The majority of home health aides are responsible for taking care of their patients in their own homes, but some choose to leave the profession altogether to pursue other opportunities. The other reason for leaving the occupation is that they are not enjoying their work.

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