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The Nurse Assistant (NA) course prepares the student to provide services to those who need health care. The student will learn the role of the caregiver, the healthcare environment, healthcare safety, adult needs in health and illness and basic care giving skills. Upon successful completion of the Nurse Assistant Course, the student is eligible to take the competency exam for a Certified Nursing Assistant administered by the California Department of Health that the student has met the requirements for licensure. Students must complete the required courses with at least a "C" grade. Students with a misdemeanor and/or felony arrest conviction, either current or prior, may not receive certification or licensure from the State or County. Also, a Social Security number and fingerprinting are required by the State certification/licensure agencies. Anyone who wishes clarification may contact the Allied Health Office at 661-395-4281.
| Required courses: 6.0 units
|MEDS B69||Nurse Assistant 6.0|