Nursing / Healthcare Programs in East Bay, CA

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American College of Nursing, Concord:
Conveniently located in downtown Concord CA, in the East Bay area (just 30 miles east of San Francisco), the American College of Nursing (ACN) provides a range of general and continuing education nursing and healthcare programs. Designed for students interested in beginning, or furthering, a career in the healthcare industry, our courses include a 12-month Vocational Nursing program, a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) course, a Psychiatric Technician Program, and more.

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Nursing / Healthcare Career Training Programs:

Vocational Nurse Program
The Vocational Nursing Program is a 12-month Certificate program designed to prepare students to perform direct patient care under the supervision of an RN and/or physician. Our VN training program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become safe and competent practitioners. 

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Program 
This training program is a 174-hour course (23 days) with the purpose to prepare students for the State Nurse Assistant examination, which tests for knowledge of theory and applied skills. Upon successful completion of the program, students may apply to take the State Certified Nursing Assistant examination.

Psychiatric Technician Program
This program teaches you to use basic nursing skills and psychiatric principles to interact with and care for clients in a therapeutic manner and monitor treatment modalities. Students learn to perform basic nursing skills, administer medications, conduct one-to-one relationship development, and participate in group therapy.

Hemodialysis Technician Program
Certified Hemodialysis Technicians in California must complete 280 training hours (80 hours of classroom instruction and 200 hours of hands-on training). Graduates of this program, once certified, are completely ready to assume roles in the Outpatient Hemodialysis Facility as fully functional employees.

Healthcare Continuing Education (CE) Courses:

CNA Acute Care Training
This training program has been developed to prepare the long term care nurse assistant to function at a competent level in an acute care setting.

Home Health Aide
Our Home Health Aide program was designed as a 40-hour add-on course to follow a nurse assistant curriculum that meets Federal and State training regulations. This training program was developed following the Department of Health Services guidelines for the education of nurse assistants to become certified home health aides. 

CPR/AED Training 
American Heart training combines discussions and videos with hands-on skills training to promote effective learning and keep students motivated. The course is based on real-life rescue scenarios and lessons that reinforce decision-making skills so you’ll be confident to respond when an emergency occurs.- CNA Acute Care

IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Certification Course
This 36 hour course in intravenous and blood withdrawal is designed to teach RNs and LVNs basic techniques in intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal. Successful completion of this course will provide 27 hours of theory and 9 hours of clinical experience, including at least 3 individually supervised successful venipunctures and 3 individually supervised skin punctures by each student on live subjects.

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Southern California Health Institute, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Located in Reseda in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) provides full-time certificate courses and training in Advanced Professional Massage Therapy, Personal Fitness Trainer / Health & Wellness Professional, Physical Therapy Aide / Sports Rehabilitation and Medical Billing and Coding Specialist.

Established in 1996, we are dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams by providing an exceptional education that enables them to become skilled and successful manual therapists.

We have graduated over 1,500 students who are now a part of a larger community of wellness and healthcare. Financial aid may be available. We also provide job placement assistance.

SOCHi is a California BPPE (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education) Approved School, and is accredited by The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. In addition, it is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs.

The SOCHi faculty is a team of wellness professionals that continue to pave the way for those aspiring to become a part of the health and wellness community.

Our mission is to provide quality programs in an environment of scholastic learning to encourage empathetic and compassionate therapists, dedicated to the ethical and social principles of the profession and committed to a lifetime of continued learning.
- Advanced Professional Massage Therapy Certificate Program - 37 wks full-time

- Physical Therapy Aide / Sports Rehabilitation Certificate Program - 38 wks full-time

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Certificate Program - 36 weeks, full-time 

Personal Fitness Trainer / Health & Wellness Professional Certificate - 45 wks full-time

- SOCHi is an NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Provider, a California Board of Registered Nursing CE Provider, & a California Board of Acupuncture CE Provider.
Eastlake Medical College, Chula Vista
Courses / Programs
Located in Chula Vista CA, just 10 miles south of San Diego, Eastlake Medical College is an allied health career training facility that provides an exclusive 22-day Nurse Assistant Training Program. - Daytime, evening and weekend study options are available. This course is an entry-level certification program for the health care profession, and is approved by California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Unit. We also offer CPR/BLS Courses, Home Health Aid and NCLEX RN/LVN Review Program.

Our Nurse Assistant Training Program prepares students to work in different medical settings and prepare them as well to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (also known as the State Board Examination for Nurse Assistant).

This course is an excellent opportunity and path to start up in any health care profession. It's also an opportunity to shadow and experience externship in the health care facility/clinical sites. High school students are welcome to apply.
Nurse Assistant Training Program:

- 22-day training course
- Entry-level certification program
- Daytime, evening and weekend classes
- Prep for State Board Examination for Nurse Assistant
- Approved by California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Unit

Further Allied Health Programs:
- CPR/BLS Courses
- Home Health Aide Programs
- NCLEX RN/LVN Review Program
American Career College, Los Angeles Area
Courses / Programs
American Career College (ACC), a leader in health care education, offers hands-on training that will prepare students for careers in the healthcare industry at three campuses in California: Los Angeles, Ontario in San Bernardino County, and Anaheim in Orange County.

ACC's programs combine classroom lectures and hands-on training to prepare students for a Diploma or Associate of Occupational Science Degree. All ACC programs include access to trained faculty, a full student services department committed to helping students succeed, and career guidance and services after graduation.

ACC is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools; some programs also hold programmatic accreditation or approvals.

Programs vary by campus. Program lengths vary by session and schedule. Financial aid available to those who qualify. ACC cannot guarantee employment. American Career College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools.
* Associate Degree programs:
- Health Information Technology
- Respiratory Therapy degree
- Surgical Technology

* Diploma Certification:
- Dental Assistant
- Health Claims Examiner / Medical Biller
- Massage Therapy
- Medical Assistant
- Optical Dispensing
- Pharmacy Technician
- Vocational Nursing

Our healthcare programs vary by campus. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
Career Care Institute
Courses / Programs
Located in Ventura CA, Career Care Institute (CCI) is a leading vocational medical training school.

We provide a range of accredited programs in popular medical career fields, including Medical Assisting, Nursing Assisting and Vocational Nursing. In addition, we are the only school in Ventura to offer the Limited Permit X-Ray Technician program.

CCI also has schools in Lancaster in Los Angeles County, and Moreno Valley in Riverside County.

We aim to ensures that our graduates are equipped with the necessary tools and knowledge to successfully meet the healthcare community’s increasing need for well-educated and trained health professionals today.

CCI is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, CCI is institutionally accredited to offer non-degree programs.
Allied Health / Medical Career Training Programs:

- Dental Assisting (9 months)
- Limited X-Ray Technician (10/11 months)
- Medical Assisting (9 months)
- Vocational Nursing (14 months)
Palladium Technical Academy, East Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Located in El Monte, in the San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, Palladium Technical Academy is a career training school that provides a range of Healthcare / Allied Health Diploma programs. Courses include Nursing Aide (NA), Medical Billing Specialist, Medical Clinical Assistant, and other fields of study. All of our programs are designed to give you the skills you need to succeed in the career of your choice.

Palladium Technical Academy programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. Our fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates.

We strongly believe that provided an environment conducive to learning and growth, students will reach their best abilities and enhance their capabilities. This institution seeks to be an educational center where all students can reach out to enhance their knowledge for a more promising career.
Healthcare / Allied Health Diploma Programs:

- Nursing Aide Assistant (NA)
- Medical Billing Specialist
- Medical Clinical Assistant
- NCLEX Examination Review Program
- Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR)