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Vocational Nurse Program

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Vocational Nurse Program

 

Program Information & Schedule

  • Program is offered twice a year in January and September
  • 18-20 month program (1530 hours)
  • 3 Days a week (days vary)
  • 3 Segments
  • Program Fee:
    • $12,000.00 + cost of books & supplies
    • Additional expenses up to $3,000.00 
      • Textbooks
      • Supplies
      • Uniforms
      • etc.
    • State Licensure fee:  $500.00 (not part of CAE fees)
  • Program is accredited by BVNPT (Board Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians

Requirements to be considered for the VN Program

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Pass a Level A TABE test at 11.0 or higher
  • Vocational Nurse Application submitted to the Nursing Department by the application deadline
  • High School Diploma or an HSE/GED® (if you recieved your diploma outside of the U.S., see IMPORTANT NOTE at bottom)
  • Current Nurse Assistant Certification
    • Must provide proof of employment as a CNA for a minimum of 2 months.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (accepted from anyone other than family members)
  • The following VN Pre-Requisites Classes must be completed for the VN program and not older than 5 years:
    • Nurse Assistant Certification (must be active)
    • *Medical Terminology
    • *Anatomy & Physiology
    • *Nutrition
    • *Medical Math (Intermediate Algebra or Math 103)
    • Computer Technology/ Study Skills (required to be taken at Clovis Adult Education)

NOTE:   These pre-requisite classes are offered on our campus 3 times a year:

  • January, May and September
  • One night per week at various times
  • Ask if current schedule is available
  • To register for VN Pre-Requisite Classes, please come to the office, Room A-8.

Requirements upon acceptance into the program:

  • A 2x2 color passport photo
  • *Government issued photo I.D.
  • *Birth Certificate
  • *Social Security Card
  • Student Health Questionnaire
  • Background Clearance & Drug Screening
  • Physcial Examination Form
  • Basic Life Support American Heart CPR
  • Required Immunizations:  
    • QFGold/ Hepatitis B/ Varicella/ Tdap/MMR/Flu
  • Uniform (top/bottom)
  • White Nursing Shoes
  • Personal Laptop or access to one

NOTE:  *Originals are required and CAE will take a photocopy.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  This must be completed prior to entering the VN Program.

It is a requirement of the California State board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians that all persons applying for a Vocational Nurse program must have a High School Diploma/GED, Associates degree or a Bachelor Degree.  If you have a degree from a foreign country, you must get your original transcripts/diplomas translated and evaluated from North American Educational Group.

 
Contact Information is listed below: Mailing Address:

Website:  www.naeg.org

NAEG International Educational Credential

mail:  info@naeg.org

505 Paradise Road Unit #254

Tel: 1-888-539-2804

 Swampscott, MA 01907

 

IMPORTANT:  Under "NOTES" it must state:  These studies are equivalent to either a High School equivalency or GED® Test or a High School Diploma in the United States.

 

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