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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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.
Courses / Programs
Based in San Diego, California, RN.com is one of the nation's leading provider of continuing nursing education online. We offer more than 150 online courses that are accredited by the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center), including many state required courses. All courses are nationally accredited.

We understand how difficult it is to fit continuing education into your busy schedule so RN.com offers convenient, quality continuing education at your convenience. You can study online at times that best suit your schedule. You can choose to take individual courses, or become a member and take unlimited CE courses for an entire year for one low price.

RN.com is dedicated to providing the nursing community with a comprehensive collection of professional education and information resources that our members can use to better their career. We offer courses that will help educate as well as fulfill your licensure requirements, in subjects that include Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Acute Care, Oncology, Maternal Child/ Women's Health among many others.

Student Testimonial:
"RN.com offers a good variety of continuing education courses and it is extremely helpful to be able to take the course from home."
Continuing Nursing Education Online:
- Acute Care
- Assessment
- Bioterrorism
- Case Management
- Course options for CNAs
- Critical Care
- Diabetes
- Domestic Violence
- Gerontology
- Infectious Disease
- Maternal Child/ Women's Health
- Medication Safety and Administration
- NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
- Oncology
- OR
- Pain Management
- Pediatrics
- Pharmacology
- Professional Topics & Risk Management
- Psych
- Spanish for Nurses
- Stroke Management
- State Required Courses & more..
Shepherd University, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Shepherd University was founded in 1999 with the vision of establishing an excellent program of Christian higher education in the heart of Los Angeles, California. Our School of Nursing is committed to educating adult learners to become competent nursing professionals who integrate Christian faith into their nursing practice. We provide a range of Certificate and Degree Programs including LVN, RN, BSN and MSN.

Our nursing programs are committed to preparing nurses that utilize a Christian worldview to integrate beliefs, values, ethics, and service in their personal and professional life.

Shepherd University is recognized by the State of California as an institution of higher education. We have state approval from Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to confer the Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate, the Associate Degree in Nursing, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing Education.
Specialized Nursing Certificate & Degree Programs:

Licensed Vocational Nurse Program:
- LVN Certificate Program

Registered Nurse (RN) Programs:
- RN Program (Associate Degree in Nursing)
- LVN to RN Program (Associate Degree in Nursing)
- 30-Unit Option Program (RN, non-degree)

Undergraduate Degree Program:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

- Graduate Degree Program:
- Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSN)
Bay Area College of Nursing
Courses / Programs
With a main campus in Palo Alto CA, and auxiliary sites in San Jose and Daly City, Bay Area College of Nursing (BACN) provides quality training and education for students pursuing a career in the fields of nursing and allied health. At BACN, we offer several academic healthcare programs including Acute Care CNA, Nursing Assistant, Vocatonal Nursing, Home Health Aide, Massage Therapy, and more. Our fully-accredited allied health courses promote the development of each student’s nursing skills, intellect, and social values. Contact us today to kick-start your healthcare industry career.

Founded in 2004, our philosophy is congruent and consistent with our mission to provide educational excellence for healthcare professionals. It is the goal of our nursing programs to educate or develop quality nurses who possess the knowledge and the skills required for safe and effective client practice. Our programs are fully-accredited, and are committed to the educational standards of excellence that will ensure marketable skills for the graduate and permit advancement in the nursing profession. We are accredited by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).
Quality Nursing Training & Healthcare Education Programs:

- Nursing Assistant
- Vocational Nursing
- Acute Care Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- NCLEX Nursing Exam Preparation
- Home Health Aide
- Massage Therapy Course
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)