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Nursing / Health Care Programs in Bay Area, CA

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Bay Area College of Nursing:
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.

Quality Nursing Training & Healthcare Education Programs

Vocational Nursing (VN) Program
This is a 13 to 16 month long intensive program that is broken down into two parts: Theory (classroom setting) and Clinical (hands on experience at different facilities). 

The Vocational Nursing Program includes, but is not limited to, theory and correlated clinical experience which develops the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to care for clients of all ages in current health care settings.

Nursing Assistant (NA) Program
This is a 150 hour course that is usually 20 to 30 days long.  It prepares the Nurse Assistant Student for the State of California Nursing Assistant Competency Evaluation. 

The certification is after satisfactory completion of the course program and passing of the CA State Exam through the American Red Cross.  This course introduces the students to the role of a nursing assistant with instruction in basic skills and competencies.

Home Health Aide Program
A 40-hour supplemental theory and clinical training course program which helps prepare the Nurse Assistant Student or CNA become a Certified Home Health Aide.

Acute Care
An 80-hour theory and clinical training course program which helps prepare the long term care nursing assistant to  function at a competent level in the acute care setting.

Massage Therapy Program
The massage therapy program is designed to prepare the student for the professional practice in the field of massage bodywork. Our unique 600 hour curriculum contains the best of Eastern and Western modalities.

We provide a solid foundation in the theory and practices of massage therapy and endow our students with essential skills necessary for a career in massage therapy.

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Address: 824 San Antonio Rd., Palo Alto, CA, 94303, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-08-17 were from:

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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
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..
Southern California Health Institute, San Fernando Valley
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 career training in a range of healthcare fields.

• 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 nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET).

• Also, SOCHi 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.

Student Review:
"I made the right decision when I attended SOCHI. it was a great experience. Special thanks to Ms Arteka! I love.you and thank you for helping me out throughout my whole program!"
- Syuzi
• 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 - 900 clock hours, full-time

• Medical Assistant Certificate Program - 36 wks 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
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)
Ventura Training Institute
Courses / Programs
Ventura Training Institute provides allied health / medical career training programs in Oxnard, in the heart of Ventura County CA.

Successful completion of our programs give graduates the opportunity to work in various parts of the medical field.

We offer a variety of medical training courses that you finish in only weeks, not months. Our goal is simple: To create a high quality learning experience for each student and to prepare you for a medical career.

All of our instructors are licensed nurses in the state of California and have years of experience in various medical facilities.
Allied Health / Medical Training Courses:

- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Restorative Nursing Assistant
- Home Health Aide
​- EKG Technician
- CPR Training
​- Continuing Education Units (CEU - for CNA and CHHA licenses)
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)