Nurse Assistant

Program Overview

PCC Nurse Assistant Training Program teaches the students basic skills and competencies for the role of a nursing assistant.

Training includes communication and interpersonal relationships, safety and infection control, patient care skills, personal care procedures, vital signs, nutritional requirements and techniques, body mechanics, exercise and activity, emergency procedures, care to clients with special needs, end of life, rehabilitation and abuse prevention. and professionalism to work effectively in a healthcare setting.

The program is divided into 17 modules of theory and skills laboratory. Clinical training is conducted in skilled nursing facilities. Graduates are eligible for the California State Certification to become Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).

Our CNA program teaches students essential nursing knowledge and skills that prepare them for a career in healthcare. Once students have met all program requirements, they are eligible to take the State of California CNA Exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Here is the list of course modules:

Module 1 Introduction
Module 2 Patients’ Rights
Module 3 Interpersonal Skills
Module 4 Prevention & Management of Catastrophe & Unusual Occurrences
Module 5 Body Mechanics
Module 6 Medical and Surgical Asepsis; Infection Control
Module 7 Weights and Measures
Module 8 Patient Care Skills
Module 9 Patient Care Procedures
Module 10 Vital Signs
Module 11 Nutrition
Module 12 Emergency Procedures
Module 13 Long-Term Care Patients
Module 14 Rehabilitative Nursing
Module 15 Observation and Charting
Module 16 Death and Dying
Module 17 Patient/Resident Abuse

CLINICAL SITES
Alden Terrace Convalescent Hospital
Huntington Park Nursing Center
Ontario Healthcare Center
Woodland Care Center

Satisfactory academic progress is defined as meeting acceptable standards as defined by predetermined objectives of the institution and of the program. These objectives are directly correlated to the performance standards set by Prestige Career College.

In order to graduate, Prestige Career College requires that all students complete 100% of all classroom and practical instruction. Students completing these requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion.


ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS
Be at least 18 years of age.
Valid Social Security card (matching first and last name).
Valid CA Photo ID (Driver’s License, CA ID card, Passport, Green Card).
Submit completed Live scan form.
Proof of good health: A report which includes a physical examination and PPD TB Test or Chest X-Ray (CXR) clearance signed by a healthcare provider confirming good health student and no risk to student, patients or visitors. Current Flu shot.
A valid BLS/CPR card. This may be completed during the CNA course.
A clean criminal record.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS
To be successful in the online program, student must actively participate and be engaged in class and class activities. Students are required to attend class and participate just as if they were in a face-to-face course. Attendance is taken at the beginning of the class, after lunch break and towards the end of the class. A 100% completion of all theory and clinical hours is required to graduate.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Complete all classes with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 70% (2.0) or C and comply with Attendance policy.
Meet all applicable, classroom and skill proficiency standards.
Meet all financial obligations to the school.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Desktop computers or laptops with Windows 10, a webcam, microphone, and speakers. Using tablets or telephones is discouraged as these do not support all of the instructional materials.

Weekday Day Schedule:Length27 days over 6 weeks
Theory8:00am-4:00pm (Monday-Friday)
Clinical7:00am-3:30pm (Monday-Friday)
Part Time Evening (PM) Schedule:Length36 days over 12 weeks
Theory5:00pm-9:00pm (Tues &Thursday)
Theory8:00am-4:00pm (Saturday- Week 1 only)
Clinical7:00am-3:30pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Weekend Schedule:Length27 days over 14 weeks
Theory8:00am-4:00pm (Saturday &Sunday)
Clinical7:00am-3:30pm (Saturday &,Sunday)

DESCRIPTION BREAKDOWNAMOUNT
Tuition $  2,400.00
Registration Fees (Non-Refundable) $        75.00
Books (Refundable) $        60.00
Uniforms (2 Sets) (Non-Refundable) $        75.00
Supplies and Materials $        70.00
Stethoscope/Blood Pressure Cuff (Non-Refundable) $        50.00
State Exam Fee (Refundable) $     120.00
Live Scan (Non-Refundable) $        75.00
CPR BLS (Refundable) $        75.00
Learning Management System (Non-Refundable) $     324.50
STRF (Non-Refundable) $          7.50
Total Charge For The Current Period Of Attendance
Estimated Total Charges For The Entire Educational Program
Total Charges The Student Is Obligated To Pay Upon Enrollment
Deposit
Balance
 $  3,332.00
 $  3,332.00
 $  3,332.00
 $         0.00
$  3,332.00
Note: All charges are due and payable prior to the completion of the program.
*Total Program Institutional Charges
Total Program Institutional Charges* $3,332.00

METHODOLOGY

Direct and Hybrid***

CLOCK HOURS

160

PROGRAM TYPE

Certificate

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