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SF State School of Nursing:
Conveniently situated in southwestern San Francisco, the San Francisco State University School of Nursing provides quality bachelor degrees and masters programs in nursing. Our comprehensive undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families, and communities with diverse populations. All students, regardless of their chosen emphasis, will complete community health practicums (work placement) in the pre-licensure phase of their program. They graduate with a strong foundation of knowledge from nursing and other disciplines such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, and philosophy.

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Undergraduate & Graduate Nursing Degree Programs:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree

Program Duration: 2 years. Entry Admissions in Fall and Spring

Open to California residents who are not registered nurses, this is a prelicensure program for entry into the nursing profession. It also provides the basis for leadership and graduate education in nursing.

It aims to prepare you to take the national licensing exam to become a registered nurse (NCLEX-RN), and successful graduates are eligible to take this exam.

Course Content:
- Human Anatomy with Lab
- Human Physiology with Lab
- Survey of Chemistry with Lab
- General Microbiology with Lab
- Written Communication
- Oral Communication
- Critical Thinking
- Statistics

Graduates may find work as staff nurses in the following areas of professional nursing practice: pediatrics, maternity, medical-surgical nursing, psychiatric/mental health, gerontology, and public/community health nursing.

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
Applicants must be eligible for Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Spring Entry Admission. 

Designed for registered nurses who have an Associate Degree or Diploma, this bachelor degree program can be studied full-time or part-time. It is possible to complete this program in 1.5 years through full-time study if you meet University General Education (GE) and other degree requirements.

You can receive credit for previous course work and our flexible scheduling is ideal for working nurses.

Course Content:
- Human Anatomy with Lab
- Human Physiology with Lab
- General Microbiology with Lab
- Survey of Chemistry with Lab
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
- Statistics
- Critical Thinking

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree
Program Duration: 2 years

Designed for California registered nurses who want to pursue advanced practice nursing education, this masters program includes clinical practice experiences throughout the curriculum. All students complete a thesis or applied research culminating experience.

Specialty Areas:
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Nursing Administration
- Public/Community Health
RN-MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing

Course Duration: 6 semesters.

Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).

This program aims to prepare you for the national licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse. After successful completion of four semesters, you are eligible for the NCLEX-RN. The program culminates with a master’s thesis or an applied research course.

Specialty Areas:

- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Nursing Administration
- Public/Community Health

Accelerated Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing
Program Duration: 2 year full-time cohort-based program

Graduates of this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). This School of Nursing/Extended Learning program is open to both California and other U.S. residents.

It is designed for individuals who wish to enter the nursing profession and possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree. The two-year program prepares you to become eligible for the national RN licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) after completion of 1.5 years of study.

It includes summer sessions, and culminates with a nursing applied research course or a master’s thesis.

Post Master's Certificate Program:
- Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

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Southern California Health Institute, Los Angeles
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• 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 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 professionals in the fields of healthcare and wellness.

• We have graduated over 1,500 students who are now a part of a larger community of wellness & healthcare. Financial aid may be available.

• SOCHi is a California BPPE (Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education) Approved School, and is nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). It is also 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 and healthcare professionals, dedicated to the ethical and social principles of the profession and committed to a lifetime of continued learning.

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"If you're looking to start a career in the health and fitness space, or to advance and further your education, I would highly recommend SOCHI."
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• SOCHi is an NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Provider, a California Board of Registered Nursing CE Provider, & a California Board of Acupuncture CE Provider.
Tri Med Training Institute, San Bernardino County
Courses / Programs
Study to become a Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Technician in San Bernardino CA!

Situated in Colton, San Bernardino County CA, just one hour east of Los Angeles, Tri Med Training Institute provides intensive allied health training programs. Courses include Phlebotomy Technician, and Medical Assistant training.

Becoming Certified as a Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Technician, and having the experience placed on your resume, can help further your career when applying to nursing school.
Allied Health Training Programs:

Medical Assistant:
- Work in a hospital or clinic under the guidance of a Physician.

Phlebotomy Technician:
- High demand specialist in drawing blood for clinical analysis.

Courses include Externship training
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)
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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
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Chiropractic Assistant Training in California
Courses / Programs
Would you like to start a rewarding new career as a Chiropractic Assistant in California?

Many chiropractors depend on chiropractic assistants to help them to run their practice or to administer treatments to patients. Responsibilities vary by practice and employer.

If your position requires that you do mostly administrative work, a high school diploma may be sufficient. However, if you want a successful career as a chiropractic assistant in California, you usually need to earn a relevant postsecondary qualification or pursue certification.

The Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) offers the Certified Chiropractic Clinical Assistant credential if you hold a high school diploma, and have completed 24 hours of postsecondary education and an exam.

In addition, some employers require work experience as well as typing skills.

As a chiropractic assistant, you are often the first point of contact for the patient. You answer the phone, set up appointments, facilitates payment, and maintains patient records.

To maximize staff time during office hours, your aim is to help manage an efficient flow of patients. You need excellent telephone skills and work with existing and new patients to help to arrange appointments.

Chiropractic clinical assistants may work closely with doctors and patients during examinations and treatments. You may need to assist the doctor in performing chiropractic patient therapy and rehabilitation techniques.
Become a Chiropractic Assistant in California through postsecondary certificate programs offered onsite or online..
California College of Vocational Careers, Bakersfield
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in Bakersfield CA, California College of Vocational Careers (CCVS) is a locally-owned and operated vocational college. We provide certificate programs in the field of allied health, including Medical Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and Administration Billing & Coding. In less than 9 months, you can earn an certificate that opens the door to a exciting new career! For your convenience, morning and evening classes are available.

Established in 1999, our practical education and training prepares students for successful careers and enter the health field with confidence and professionalism. Our training meets the constantly changing job requirements of today's health-related industries. We keep our class sizes small to ensure individual attention. We provide lifetime job placement assistance.

Our externship program gives you advantages over other prospective job applicants. While under the supervision of physicians, office managers, nursing staff, lab technicians and other allied professionals, you will receive on-the-job training. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
9-Month Certificate Programs:
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