2020 CNA Program Details

  • CLASS DATES

    The Certified Nursing Assistant program runs February 14, 2020 - May 16, 2020.  

    CLASS TIMES AND LOCATIONS

    • Theory classes are held Monday nights from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Hance Education Center, 1510 Argonaut Road, Lakeport, CA 95453.
    • Clinical classes on-site at a skilled nursing facility are held Wednesdays from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM at Rocky Point Care Center, 625 16th Street, Lakeport, CA 95453.

    PREREQUISITES / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    To apply you must:

    • Be at least 18 years of age and not currently enrolled in high school.
    • Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Pass a basic skills assessment.
    • Pass a drug screening and fingerprinting.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

    The CNA Program focuses on patient care in a skilled nursing facility or hospital setting. Students who successfully complete the program will be able to sit for the state certification exam issued by the American Red Corss.

    Students who attend the program are well-prepared, with a first-time passing rate that's higher than the average.

    PROGRAM FEE

    The program fee is $1000, which includes classroom instruction, textbooks, CPR certification, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, fingerprinting, drug screen, national certification exam, and ID badge and lanyard.

    A $150 deposit will be due for all accepted program participants within one week of acceptance into the program.

    A portion of the cost associated with this program has been paid by the California Adult Education Program in order to reduce the course fee for students.

    ADDITIONAL STUDENT EXPENSES, NOT COVERED BY THE PROGRAM FEES, WILL INCLUDE: 

    • Physical Exam
    • Tuberculosis Test (2)
    • Vaccinations (TDaP / MMR / HepB / Varicella / Flu Shot)
    • Scrubs (purple)
    • Black or White Closed Toe Shoes
    • Watch with Second Hand
    • Black Fine Tipped Pens / Highlighters / Pencil
    • Binder

    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

    MPIC, Inc. provides financial assistance for qualifying students. Interested applicants will be provided with additional information at the Information/Application Session.


    Additionally, if you have a case worker with the Department of Rehabilitation, CalWorks, or a local tribe, please contact them about funds available for education and training.

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