Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA)*
This course prepares students for licensure as a Certified Nurse Assistant with classroom theory and clinical practice. Instructors teach the basic nursing skills and procedures for providing quality patient care at the bedside of acutely or chronically ill persons in a hospital, skilled care facility, or home setting. Nursing fundamentals and procedures, hygiene and infection control, patient comfort, safety, and home health concepts are covered. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the CA State Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) competency exam. Exam consists of a written and skills tests. Students are responsible for the testing fee because it is not mandatory to take exam. Current fee is $100. This course also includes is a combined lecture/lab that teaches students the theory and clinical skills needed to work with clients in the home care setting. Emphasis is given to safety principles and to methods for providing physical and emotional care and social support. Upon successful completion, a list of all candidates eligible for HHA certification is submitted to the Department of Public Health, Home Health Aide Certification.
Prerequisites: CNA entrance exam is required. The exam fee is $10 and must be paid at the office prior to testing. All students must have a valid government issued ID and Social Security card for Livescan and State Competency Exam. The names on both cards must match. All students must have current TB clearance, current immunizations, flu vaccine and physical exam prior to clinical training.
Students must be able to lift 50 pounds with good body mechanics. Students must have either an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers card, or a Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR card valid for the duration of the course. Oxnard Adult School is not permitted to send students who have been convicted of a crime (other than a minor traffic violation) to CNA/HHA clinical sites unless they first obtain a clearance under California Law. All students will be Livescan fingerprinted on the first day of class. Drug screening during the program may be required.
SPRING 2019 CNA/HHA CLASS STARTS JANUARY 8 TO MAY 30, 2019. ENROLLMENT BEGINS NOVEMBER 13, 2018.
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|Jauregui||Jan. 8, 9,10, 15, 16, 17 & 23, 2019||8:30am – 12:30pm||Mandatory Pre-Clinical Theory Class CEC, Room 13|
|Jauregui||Jan.30-May 30, 2019 Wed.||8:30am – 12:30pm||CNA Training (Theory) CEC, Room 13|
|Lopez||Jan. 24-May 30, 2019Tues. & Thurs.||7:00am – 11:00am||CNA Clinical Training Glenwood Care Center, Oxnard|
|Jauregui||May 1 – May 30, 2019 Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.||T, Th 7am – 11am W 8:30am-12:30pm|
HHA Training CEC, Room 13 and Glenwood Care Center, Oxnard
Schedule change: Dates and times are subject to change. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please call the school to confirm class schedule.
|Location||Career Education Center (CEC/ROP) Room 13 and Clinical Training, Glenwood Care Center, Oxnard|
FEE INCLUDES COURSE FEE, MALPRACTICE INSURANCE AND TEXTBOOKS. A CANCELLATION FEE OF $200 WILL BE IMPOSED. NO REFUNDS AFTER CLASS BEGINS.
CNA/HHA ENTRANCE EXAM SCHEDULE
|Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018||9:30am|
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019*
*Applicants testing on this date will be eligible for the Fall 2019 semester.