Those who reside in the area of Livingston, California can find the active certified nurse aide training that is currently available for enrollment posted on this page. If you have any questions about the license process, taking the certification exams, class times, or tuition fees, you can contact them during normal business hours.
Grace Nursing Home CNA Training Course
13435 West Peach Avenue,
Livingston, CA 95334
California is one of the best places to start a career as a nurse aide. There is a great demand for nurse aides in this state, which will assure jobs waiting for newly certified nurse aides. To work as a nurse aide in CA you must complete a CDPH-certified NATP, pass the federal and state background checks, as well as pass the certification exam.
The first step in the certification process is enrolling in a state-approved training program. Some people may consider this as the hardest part. Although each program has its own training style, you just have to make sure to enroll in one that is approved by the CDPH to guarantee that your training will meet both federal and state standards.
Certified NATPs are required to offer at least 150 hours of training. The training hours will be divided into theoretical teaching and 100 hours of supervised clinical practice. Students will spend 16 hours covering basic and personal care, emergency procedures, interpersonal skills, patients’ rights and independence before they proceed to the clinical area.
The training programs are also required to submit a copy of the completed Request for Live Scan Services for each student prior to the start of the clinical practice. No student is allowed to handle any patient without undergoing the background check.
After completing the training program, you can then apply for the certification exam. Those who completed similar training such as registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, medics, and nursing students/graduates can also apply for the exam but must first determine eligibility by calling the CDPH at (916) 327-2445.
The certification exam consists of a written/oral multiple-choice knowledge test and as well as a clinical skills evaluation. The State has authorized Pearson VUE to help conduct the exams. If you pass all the tests within 3 attempts and within 2 years after completing your training, you will get certified by the ATCS.
The OBRA of ’87 states that only certified nurse aides can work in a nursing facility. CNAs must renew their certificates every 24 months to keep their eligibility to work. To be eligible for renewal, you must find work, for pay, for at least 8 hours and complete 48 hours of in-service/CE from an approved program. No certified nurse aide is allowed to continue working with an expired certification.
This is a city that is situated within Merced County. It is just a few miles from Atwater. As of the latest census, they have a total population of about 13,058 which when up by 3,000 people from the year 2000. Its total area is 3.7 square miles and has a population density of 3,514.9/sq miles. You can go to this city if you follow Highway 99. The economy of the city is also focused on agriculture.
Health care providers that are in the city include Merced County Alcohol & Drug Services (209) 394-4032, Horison’s Unlimited Healthcare (209) 394-8854, Fresenius Medical Care Inc. (209) 394-4722, Universal Medical Center (209) 394-7630, and Livingston Community Health Service (209) 394-7449.
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