The Nurse Assistant Program at Citrus College is an eight-week program that prepares students for employment in acute care and long-term care facilities. The nurse assistant is an important member of the health care team who provides direct care to patients under the supervision of the licensed nurse. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible for the examination for Nurse Assistant Certification offered by a state approved testing agency for a fee.
Citrus College offers two eight-week sessions in the spring and fall semesters. Attendance of a mandatory information session is required to enroll in this class. There is a limit of 30 students per class. The results of a physical examination, including a tuberculosis skin test, and your CPR card will be required to register for this class.
More information regarding the mandatory information session can be found on the CNA Information Flyer.
The approximate cost for the course is as follows (as of 05/20/2014):
|Enrollment, Health Service Fee, Parking Fee, Student Service Fee
Uniforms, shoes, watch
Textbook with companion CD
Physical exam, TB skin test, labs (Citrus College Health Center)
Gait belt, BP cuff, stethoscope