Nursing Assistant Training Program
The Nursing Assistant Training Program has been developed to prepare students to pass the California State Nurse Assistant Certification Examination and perform as an entry level NA in various health care settings.
2019/2020 Enrollment Dates
Nursing Assistant Full-Time:
Nursing Assistant Part-Time:
What Does A Nursing Assistant Do?
Nursing Assistants provide hands-on healthcare to patients, helping with bathing, dressing and the basic activities of life.
A day in the life of a CNA might also include:
- Taking patients’ vital signs, which may include temperature and blood pressure
- Documenting patients’ health issues
- Feeding patients, measuring and recording their food and liquid intake
- Cleaning rooms and bed linens
- Helping with medical procedures
- Dressing wounds
Where Does A Nursing Assistant Work?
Nursing Assistants can have their pick of flexible employment opportunities. Typically you can find nursing assistants in skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, hospice facilities. We’ve seen nursing assistants employed at outpatient facilities like doctors offices and urgent cares. In addition, we’ve seen a rise in hiring CNAs at home health agencies and daycares.
What Are the Admission Requirements?
- Must be at least 18 years old. 16 and 17-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam(CHSPE) must obtain parental consent.
- Live Scan Fingerprinting
- Physical exam and TB test done no more than 60 days prior to enrollment.
- Chest X-Ray needed if positive PPD no more than 1 year.
- Current CPR by the American Heart Association (Basic Life Support Health Care Provider)
- Obtain a passing score of (11) on the Wonderlic SLE Test.
- High School Diploma, high school transcript or certificate of high school equivalency, or GED, and evaluation of courses if a foreign graduate.
How Long Does It Take to Complete the Nursing Assistant Program?
TSH’s Nursing Assistant program is flexible so that anyone can jump-start their career in nursing in as little as 8 weeks
Full Time: 8 Weeks
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Theory Classes: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Clinical: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Part-Time: Evening 11 weeks
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 04:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 03:30 p.m.
What Types Of Courses Are Taught?
The course is structured to provide theory and practical application skills needed to function as a Nursing Assistant (NA).
- Patient’s Rights
- Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Prevention and Management of Catastrophe & Unusual Occurrences
- Body Mechanics
- Medical-Surgical Asepsis
- Weights and Measures
- Patient Care Skills
- Patient Care Procedures
- Vital Signs
- Emergency Procedures
- Long Term Care Residents
- Rehabilitative Nursing
- Observation and Charting
- Death and Dying
How Much is the Tuition Fee?
The tuition for the Nursing Assistant Program is $900.00.
Please contact us for more information.
What Does Tuition Cover?
Classroom training, clinical practicum, books, lab and supplies, and simulation lab training are covered by your tuition.
Student cost includes materials such as notebooks, pen pencils, uniforms and the fees for testing and licensure.
Where Can I Take My Classes?
The didactic part is taught at our school campus located at 1225 West 190th Street, Suite 375 Gardena, California 90248
Clinical practice will take place at approved clinical sites that are in partnership with TSHAS