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Northern California Nursing Academy, Daly City:
Northern California Nursing Academy (NCNA) is a health-care career training institution located in Daly City in San Mateo County, California (approximately 8 miles south-west of San Francisco in the Bay Area). We offer a wide range of programs including nursing programs, allied health programs, technicians and specialist programs, as well as CPR and First Aid Certification. Northern California Nursing Academy is formed by experienced educators, who are at the same time, practicing professionals in the healthcare industry. We are an organization that recognizes our vital role in the healthcare system of our nation. We provide the preparation for individuals in becoming well equipped and competent to take on responsibilities related to the Health Care Industry.

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About Us:

At Northern California Nursing Academy, our educators have over 30 years of experience in their respective professions as Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurses and Medical Doctors. Whether you wish to work in hospitals, long term care facilities, schools, government agencies, private organizations and in clients' homes, NCNA prepares you to be the best you can be in your career. We direct students to succeed with the focus of teaching the values of the health care profession. 

We believe that the health care profession is not all about the opportunities and compensation. It is about caring for people. Caring encompasses empathy for and connection with people. It is about upholding human dignity, integrity, autonomy, altruism, and social justice.

Our Mission:

Northern California Nursing Academy aims to provide high quality education that will prepare students to obtain a successful and stable career in the healthcare industry. We will utilize an honest and focused approach in our method of instruction as well as how we perform as an institution. We will ensure that our students are well equipped in passing certification examinations and obtain employments after completion of their courses.

We will continuously develop our programs to reflect current information and with rules and regulations mandated by government agencies, and we will uphold our passion for educating students as we share our knowledge and success from our experience as professionals in the healthcare industry.

Our Vision:

Northern California Nursing Academy aims to be recognized as the premier provider of quality Health Care Education in the State and in the Western Region. This will be achieved by expansion of healthcare programs and establishing school sites in various cities in California and the surrounding States.

We aspire to be identified as a source of workers by hospitals, long term care facilities, assisted living sites and private organizations. We will partner with institutions that will provide invaluable experience to our students, consequently making them highly proficient in their positions.

We want to be the best on what we do while we do what is best for our students.

Nursing programs:
- Home Health Aide program
- Acute Care Nursing program
- Nursing Assistant program
- National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) review / preparation program

Allied Health programs:
- Medical Office Assistant program
- Medical Assistant program

Technicians & Specialist programs:
- ECG / EKG Technicians program
- Hemodialysis / Patient Care Technician program
- Insurance and Coding Specialist program
- CPR and First Aid Certification to individuals and groups.

Why Choose NCNA?

Northern California Nursing Academy is committed to provide the highest quality of healthcare education, as we recognize our responsibility to be a source of competent healthcare workers for our nation. We uphold a service oriented and welcoming atmosphere in our school, which are shown through:

- Accommodating students with full time jobs and other responsibilities
- Making ourselves available for questions outside of our normal business hours
- Offering National Certification (through outside organizations) after graduation*
- Encouraging extra time for preparation before certification examinations
- Making faculty available for one-on-one tutoring, if necessary
- Offering make-up classes
- Allowing flexible payment options
- Assisting in job search after graduation

* NCNA has teamed up with National Certifying Agencies for most of our Programs

Enrollment Information:

The following are the requirements prior to Admission:

- Must be at least 17 years old at the start of the course
- High School Transcript of Records or G.E.D certificate (if applicable)
- Must Pass the Entrance Assessment Test
- Must possess a valid government issued ID
- Completion of Enrollment Agreement
- Current and valid CPR license (CPR may be taken at NCNA prior to start of program)
- Submit a copy of vaccinations in the past 10 years *
- Physical Examination within one year prior to class start date *
- TB screening performed by your physician or a Nurse Practitioner within 6 months *
- Pass a drug screening if requested by clinical facility (not required at the time of enrollment) *

* Mandatory for the Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide Program

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Address: 355 Gellert Blvd Ste 279 Daly City, 94015, San Francisco, California , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-09-18 were from:

Tampa;   San leandro;   Houston;   San Francisco;   San Leandro, CA;   San Rafael;   and more.
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National College of Technical Instruction, Bay Area
Courses / Programs
The National College of Technical Instruction (NCTI) is dedicated to the delivery of high-quality education in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in several locations in California as well as throughout the United States. The NCTI Hercules Campus is located in the Valley Bible Church in Hercules, Contra Costa County in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Hercules Campus offers a Paramedic Program. The Campus has a large classrom and many breakout rooms for students to practice their labs.

During the 20 plus years we have been operating, we have developed a reputation for providing the highest quality, specialty education in the industry. We also offer a variety of continuing education (C.E.) courses to paramedics, EMT's, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals.

NCTI is nationally accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), and has grown into the largest paramedic training institution in the United States.
Paramedic Training Program:

- Emergency Medical Technican (EMT) Paramedic Training Course
South Bay Massage College, Manhattan Beach
Courses / Programs
South Bay Massage College is an accredited massage therapist training school located in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County in Southern California. Our initial massage therapy certification program is 125 hours of education plus 50 hours of spa internship, totaling 175 hours. Subjects covered include Swedish massage, anatomy, nutrition, reflexology, hygiene and hands-on lab practice.

You can become qualified to take the national massage certification exam after completing the required 500 hours of massage education. We also have a wide range of advanced massage courses available including sports massage, deep tissue massage, shiatsu and many others.

Our Internship Spa allows our students to gain hands-on experience performing massages on the public. Our spa is open 7 days a week and there are many shifts available in the morning, mid-day, evening and weekend hours so it’s very flexible around your busy schedule.

Our main campus is located 5 blocks from the beach. Our spa is just 2 blocks from the beach so you can walk down to beach or pier during your breaks. Ample free parking is available.
- Initial Massage Therapist Certification Program (125 hours of education plus 50 hours of spa internship, totaling 175 hours)

- Advanced Massage Therapy Classes include Deep Tissue I & II, Sports Massage, Acupressure, Advance Anatomy, Chair Massage, Pathology, Pregnancy Massage, Advance Massage Technique, Cranial Sacral, Myofascial Release Therapy, Exercise Rehab/Training, Kinesiology, Physiology, Reflexology and many more.
Fountainhead Montessori Adult Education, East Bay
Courses / Programs
Become a certified Montessori teacher with Fountainhead Montessori Adult Education!

Based in Dublin CA, just east of the San Francisco Bay Area, we provide an accessible, affordable training course to those interested in pursuing an American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Credential, as well as those seeking a greater understanding of the Montessori philosophy.

We offer evening courses in Montessori philosophy and curriculum in a classroom setting as well as supervised field experience for student teachers in an approved practicum site.

College credits are granted in cooperation with California State University, East Bay Extension.
College Accredited American Montessori Credential Course:

Classes / Modules include:
- Montessori Philosophy
- Practical Life
- Sensorial
- Art and Earth Sciences
- Language
- Arithmetic: Methods and Materials
- Physical and Biological Sciences
- Practicum: Internship Component
- Practicum: Seminar Component
- Music and Movement Workshop
Buonora Nanny Training Program, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Buonora Centers is a nanny training school located in Reseda in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Southern California. We offer a 12 week extensive nanny training program for prospective nannies which includes hands-on practicum experience. We also offer short term evening and weekend classes for current nannies.

Examples of course topics include, but are of course not limited to, Child, Growth & Development, Child in the Family, Special Needs Strategies, Child Health & Safety, Etiquette & Professionalism, First Aid/CPR Certification, Child Nutrition, Healthy Meals & Recipes, Age Appropriate enrichment activities, etc. Our goal is to ensure that each family in need of a nanny is placed with the best and most equipped nanny available. We work with some of the top nanny agencies in the nation, and offer lifetime nanny support to all of our graduates.

We are proud members of the International Nanny Association.
- 12 week extensive nanny training program for prospective nannies which includes hands-on practicum experience
- Short evening & weekend child care courses for current nannies
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
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - Onsite & Online
Courses / Programs
• Gain spray tan certification in California or online with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - we offer the longest-running spray tan classes in the world!

• Aviva provides onsite spray tan certification programs in Los Angeles and San Diego in Southern California and San Francisco in the Bay Area.

• In each city, our spray tanning training takes place in a leading hotel.

• We also offer convenient, short and comprehensive online spray tan certification programs to beauty professionals and complete beginners based in California and nationwide.

• On completion of your course, you receive a Certificate.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, want to host mobile spray tan parties, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.

• We offer in-class spray tan training in a host of other venues throughout the U.S. & Canada, including Las Vegas & Reno NV, NYC, Boston MA, Houston & Dallas TX.

Student Review:
"I had taken several online courses and what set Aviva's apart for me was the in-depth demonstration of spraying technique. It completely changed my game up 100%.

I would recommend Aviva to others because they are amazing at what they do. They are leaders in this business and simply the best."
Sophia Rocha, Owner, Golden Glow Studio Mobile Spray Tanning Services, Long Beach CA
In-Class Spray Tan Training - 1 day courses:

• Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

For beginners to intermediate level

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs - study at your own pace:

• Sunless 101 Online Course:

3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals. This is a web-based course to study at your own pace