Nursing Assistant Diploma
With an aging population, the need for trained nursing assistants has never been greater. In fact, many patients spend more time with nursing assistants than any other health care worker. A career as a nursing assistant could lead to numerous opportunities and benefits. If you want to have a chance to obtain these opportunities, a diploma from Kaplan College's nursing assistant program in Vista, CA, is the right place to start.
Our program can prepare you to provide basic patient daily living assistance with activities such as dressing, eating, and bathing. You will be trained in direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed vocational or registered nurse. The training focus prepares you to care for patients in long term care, assisted living, subacute care, rehab, and acute care facilities.
Our program, along with completion of the Department of Health Services approved curriculum training hours, helps prepare you to take the NATAP (Nurse Assistant Training and Assessment Program) examination. Upon passing the written and practical examination and receiving a criminal background clearance, graduates will receive a Certified Nursing Assistant card and number from the Department of Health Services, Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS), in Sacramento, California.†
Nursing Assistant Program Features
You can become a nursing assistant by developing the necessary knowledge and skills. Our nursing assistant program in Vista, CA, provides:
- Clinical and administrative course instruction
- Hands-on training with industry-related medical equipment
- Preparation assistance for certification exams
- Assistance with job placement
Potential Career Opportunities
With a diploma from our nursing assistant program you can seek entry-level positions including:
- Acute Care Certified Nursing Assistant–Level One
- Long Term Care Certified Nursing Assistant–Level One
- Private Home Care Companion
- Registry Home Care Companion