Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Learn Online. Enroll today.

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are healthcare professionals who provide hands-on healthcare to patients in medical settings. CNAs assist patients with bathing, dressing, feeding and any other basic activities of daily living (ADLs).  

Our State of California approved CNA course prepares the student to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in California. Our training approach combines a strong theory background with comprehensive hands-on instruction of clinical skills. CNAs work as health care workers in long term care or acute care settings. 

Procareer Academy’s CNA Program is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and Department of Public Health in the State of California. Unapproved programs run the risk of getting shut down at any moment and are not eligible for any government funding. 

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Starts Monthly. Free Tuition. Enroll today.

Upcoming Classes & Schedules

Day time Schedule (25 days)
Schedule: 8am to 430pm, Mondays through Fridays

Evenings and Weekends schedule (30 days)
Schedule: 6pm – 10pm Mondays through Thursdays AND 8am – 6:30pm Saturdays and Sundays

Evenings and Weekends schedule (32 days)
Schedule: 6pm – 10pm Mondays through Thursdays AND 8am – 4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays

For upcoming class dates, please visit the Enrollment Page.

Hybrid Education Model: Theory instruction is Online on weekday evenings and Clinical instruction is at local nursing facilities on the weekends.

Program Description

Our program is approved and monitored by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and prepares the Nurse Assistant Student for the State of California Nursing Assistant Examination. Certification is after satisfactory completion of the course program and passing of the CA State Exam. This course introduces the students to the role of a nursing assistant with instruction in basic skills and competencies. Theory classes will be held in the classroom and clinical hours will be at the contracted training facilities or laboratory.

Course Details

Our CNA program teaches students essential nursing knowledge and skills that prepare them for a career in healthcare. Once students have met all program requirements, they are eligible to take the State of California CNA Exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Here is the list of course modules:

Module 1 Introduction
Module 2 Patients’ Rights
Module 3 Interpersonal Skills
Module 4 Prevention and Management of Catastrophe and Unusual Occurrences
Module 5 Body Mechanics
Module 6 Medical and Surgical Asepsis
Module 7 Weights and Measures
Module 8 Patient Care Skills
Module 9 Patient Care Procedures
Module 10 Vital Signs
Module 11 Nutrition
Module 12 Emergency Procedures
Module 13 Long-Term Care Resident
Module 14 Rehabilitative/Restorative Care Nursing
Module 15 Observation and Charting
Module 16 Death and Dying
Module 17 Abuse

Enrollment Requirements

• Be at least 16 years of age. If applicant is 16 years of age, parental consent is required.
Valid Social Security card (matching first and last name).
Valid CA Photo ID (Driver’s License, CA ID card, Passport, Green Card).
Submit completed Live scan form.
Proof of good health: A report which includes a physical examination and PPD TB Test or Chest X-Ray (CXR) clearance signed by a healthcare provider confirming good health student and no risk to student, patients or visitors. Current Flu shot.
A valid BLS/CPR card. This may be completed during the CNA course.
 A clean criminal record.

Online CNA Class

We provide Online CNA classes which consist of Online Theory instruction (live, instructor-led) and Clinical instruction at facilities in Whittier and Escondido, CA.

Online CNA Class Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Since the class is online, can I do it whenever I want to?
    No. Our CNA Class is a Live, In-person, Online class. You are required to log in during class hours, turn on your camera and actively participate in the class, just like an in-person class.
  2. What equipment do I need to attend class?
    You need an Internet connection and a computer/laptop with a webcam, microphone and speakers to attend class. The minimum requirements are a PC (minimum Windows 11) or a Mac (minimum MacOS 10) with at least 4GB RAM and 100GB HD. 
  3. How does the Online CNA Class work?
    We conduct the Theory portion of the class online and the Clinical part of the class in person at approved local nursing facilities.
  4. What are the grading requirements?
    You must pass all Theory tests and final exam with at least 90% and conduct return demonstrations of the skills to the instructor.
  5. What is the fee for the CNA class? The class fee list price is $3,635.00. Ask about the government funding programs that waive the class fee. Additionally, scholarships are also available.
  6. What are the course deadlines?
    You have to complete the class within the stipulated start and end dates. If you fail to complete all Theory and Clinical deliverables by the last date, you will have to repeat the entire class.

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