1452 David E. Cook Way Clovis, CA 93611  |  559-327-2800

Nurse Assistant Program

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 Next Program Starts February 2020: 
Application deadline is December 11, 2019

Take advantage of the opportunity to become a state Certified Nurse Assistant.

Classroom Instruction and Clinical Training include:

  • Resident care skills and vitals signs
  • Nutrition, rehabilitation and emergency procedures
  • Standing for long periods, pushing, pulling and lifting at least 50 lbs.

Upon completion of course objectives, elibible students will take the state compency exam for State Certification. 

Nurse Assistant Class Information

  •  Student selection is on a first come first serve basis
  • 14-week program (285 hrs)
  • Morning and Evening Classes Available
  • Program cost $1,000, Due approximatel 1 month before class starts, at orientation
  • Additional cost approximately $500-$700 for, Books, Uniforms, supplies, American Heart CPR and Health Requirements
  • State Exam $110
  • Must have access to a laptop computer

Nurse Assistant Entry Requirements

PLEASE NOTEStudents with felony or misdemeanor convictions may have issues with placements in clinical or externships. 

MORNING Nurse Assistant Schedule:

  • Monday through Thursday
  • AM Theory Classes 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • AM Clinical classes 6:45 am - 12:30 pm
  • Clinical held at various locations in Fresno and the surrounding counties.

EVENING Nursing Assistant Schedule:

  •  Monday through Thursday and Saturdays
  • PM Theory classes 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • PM Clinical classes 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday Clinical 6:30 am - 12:45 pm
  • Clinical held at various locations in Fresno and the surrounding counties.

Upcoming Nurse Assistant classes:

  • February, 2020
    • Application Deadline:  December 11, 2019
  • September, 2020
    •  Application Deadline:  July 15, 2020

Additional Supplies and Health Requirements

  • Blue uniforms (top and bottom)
  • White Nursing shoes
  • Basic Life Support American Heart CPR
  • Negative TB or chest X-ray (within 3 months of start date)
  • Hepatitiis B Vaccine (series of 3 or 1st injection started)
  • Flu shot (in season)
  • State Examination $110.00

Upon completion of course objectives, eligible strudents will take the state competency exam for state certification.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • ALL applicants beginning CAE Nurse Assistant training program will be fingerprinted on the first day.
  • The fingerprinting will be submitted to the Department of Health Services by Clovis Adult Education before student have direct contact with patients.
  •  The student's criminal screening must be completed and cleared before they can take the State Examination to be certified.

How to Get Started

STEP 1: Register for the TABE Test ($15.00):  register  online only.

STEP 2: Complete and submit a Nurse Assistant Application to the Nursing Office

 

If you have further questions, please:

  • Call the Nursing Office at 559-327-2860
  • Stop by our campus at 1452 David E. Cook Way, Clovis, CA  93611, Room A-8. 

 

 

Nursing and Allied Health Department

 
Office RoomA8 
Monday and Wednesday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm 
Tuesday and Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Phone: (559) 327-2860 
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