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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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)
Unitek College, Fremont
Courses / Programs
Based in Fremont in the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, Unitek College is an accredited nursing school. We provide a range of allied health care and nursing programs, including an 11-month Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes among others. In addition, we offer an online RN (Registered Nurse) to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree program.

Unitek College's Fremont Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Our Fremont campus is also approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing to offer the Vocational Nursing Program as well as approved by the Board of Registered Nursing for LVN to RN Transition ADN program. Our instructors are CA licensed and hand selected for their clinical experience and knowledge. Unitek College also has campuses in Sacramento, CA and in Dallas, TX.

Unitek College also Registered Nursing (LVN to RN), Associate Degree Nursing (ADN), Medical Assistant (MA) and Pharmacy Technician (PT) programs to students starting out in the healthcare industry, and experienced professionals wishing to upgrade their skills.
Licensed Vocational Nurse Program (LVN):
- 11 Month Course Duration
- Hands-on Experience
- NCLEX Passing Assistance
- Student Loan Options Available
- Experienced Instructors
- Employment Assistance

Further Programs:
- Certified Nursing Assistant/Aide (CNA)
- Registered Nursing (LVN to RN)
- Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
- Medical Assistant (MA)
- Pharmacy Technician (PT)
- Online RN to BSN Degree
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)
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
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)