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Become a Certified Nurse Assistant in Southern California

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Become a Certified Nurse Assistant in Southern California with our online and on-campus CNA courses only in 27 days.
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Become a Certified Nurse Assistant in Southern California with our online and on-campus CNA courses only in 27 days.

Total Cost is $1500.00

Program Highlights:

The intent of the Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate program is to provide an enriched learning opportunity that will prepare the student for entry-level employment in the health/home care setting. Students in the Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate program will graduate with professional knowledge, skills, and practical experience in Certified Nurse Assistant acquired during their studies at LGL College. Graduates of the Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate program will be ready to sit for their CNA license exam. The objectives of Life’s Good Learning College Certified Nurse Assistant program are:

  • To equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the role and responsibility required in long-term care as a Certified Nurse Assistant.
  • To train students in effective communication, infection control, safety, resident’s rights, and basic nursing skills through lecture, lab, and clinical practice.
  • To prepare students to take the Certified Nursing Assistant Board Exam and be licensed as a Certified Nurse Assistant.
  • To prepare students to gain employment as a licensed CNA.
  • A certificate of completion is awarded to students who successfully complete the course. The graduates will also be prepared to sit for their State Certification Exam.
  • Requirements for Becoming a CNA

    Age Requirement at LGL is 18 years old.

    Dissimilar from other professionals in the nursing field, certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are not required to hold a college degree. However, training is required, resulting in a postsecondary non-degree certificate or diploma. CNA credentials are issued by the state, so prospective nursing assistants just need to enroll in a state-sanctioned training program and then pass a state certification exam.

    When becoming a CNA, individuals are required to have obtained a high school diploma or GED, plus nursing assistant training. You can find these programs at community colleges, trade schools, and medical facilities. Before enrolling, prospective CNAs should be sure the program they're looking into is approved by their state's nursing board and by the National League for Nursing Accredited Commission (NLNAC).

    Upon successful completion of CNA training, individuals will subsequently be required to pass a CNA certification examination. This exam consists of two parts – a written part and a practical part.

    Grade requirements for passing the Nursing Assistant Training Program is a C average of 75% in theory category assignments. Clinical Grading scale are pass/fail grade. Student must pass all clinical requirements. If students do no pass with the minimum requirements for Theory and Clinical they cannot complete the Nurse Assistant Training Program. Student must have all academic financial obligations resolved to complete the program, the total cost of the program is $1,500 which includes uniforms, clinical tools, and academic resources.

    Course Deadlines

    Nursing Training program length is 27 days. All theory and clinical assignments are due by class assigned due dates.

    Program Length

    Nursing Training program length is 27 weekdays or 6 weeks in length.

    Clinical Sites

    Imperial Healthcare Center

    11926 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638

    Brief Description of Course Work

    LGL College’s Nursing Assistance Training Program required course work will include reading chapters, quizzes, module test, homework, class participation, and successful passing of clinical and skills checkoff.

    Why Become a CNA?

    10 Benefits of Becoming a CNA

    Consider how your future would look in a given career. When you’re planning for the future, challenge yourself to think about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant. You have the ability to grow personally and professionally within this field. If you’re wondering what that could look like, here are a few benefits of becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant:

    • Job Stability
    • Flexibility
    • Emotionally Rewarding
    • Affordability
    • Enriching Work Experience
    • Opportunity to Specialize
    • Growing Job Market
    • Every Day is Different
    • Opportunity to Travel
    • Continued Education

    What Can I Do With a CNA Qualification?

    Certified nursing assistants work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals. They care for patients who are infirm, ill, injured, disabled, and otherwise unable to care for themselves. In many settings, CNAs are the health professionals whom patients encounter most often. A CNA performs a variety of basic duties that are important for the patient's comfort and recovery. These tasks vary depending on the employment setting.

    What Are the Roles & Duties of Certified Nursing Assistants?

    The roles and duties of CNAs can include the following:

    • Turning or repositioning bedridden patients
    • Taking patients' temperature, blood pressure, and other vital signs
    • Answering patient calls
    • Documenting patients' health issues and reporting to nurses
    • Feeding patients, measuring and recording their food and liquid intake
    • Cleaning rooms and bed linens
    • Helping with medical procedures
    • Dressing wounds
    • Gathering supplies for the RN or MD
    • Bathing patients
    • Combing hair, shaving, caring for nails, and brushing teeth
    • Stocking supplies
    • Preparing rooms for admissions

    Job Placement Availability

    There are a wide variety of environments in which CNAs can find themselves working. However, data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that a significant portion of nursing assistants are working in places like hospitals, nursing care facilities and/or assisted living facilities for geriatric patients. Other settings they can be employed in include private doctors' offices, urgent care centers, and community clinics. Additionally, CNAs can also work as home health aides or in hospice, helping care for patients in the comfort of their own homes.

    CNA Salary

    How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make in California? The average Certified Nursing Assistant salary in California is $36,218 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $33,007 and $39,991. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

    CEUs are needed to maintain licensing

    Why Choose LGL College for Your CNA Education?

    At LGL College we are proud to have you dedicated teachers who are willing to provide excellence in both the students classroom and clinical students. We measure students' success as our success-one student at a time.

    Since our opening in 2020, LGL College has been dedicated to the principle that education is the foundation for personal and professional growth, and that students should have the opportunity to develop to their full potential.

    At LGL College, our mission is to provide a balanced program of instruction for our students to help them acquire the specialized knowledge and skills they need to take advantage of exciting career opportunities in many of today’s in-demand fields. We at LGL College continuously update our offerings to best serve the needs of students and employers in today’s dynamic Southern California business environment.

    Technical Requirements

    Matrix is compatible with PCs and Mac computers, we support the current and the previous release of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. We also support Internet Explorer 10+ (for Windows 8 and previous versions), and Microsoft Edge (for Windows 10+). Our recommended connection speed is 15 Mb/s or more. The computer must have access to a webcam, microphone, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams to participate in the course.